Day of Outrage & Solidarity Yellow t-Shirt Brigade
July 1st, 5 pm, Pack Square Park (by the old monument) Cities across the state are joining in the NC People’s Power Coalition Statewide “Day of Outrage”. The Asheville planning team will host speakers and a “community speak out” to protest far reaching legislation that will affect our communities for generations to come. Our bodies, our schools, our health, our environment, our rights, our income, our jobs, our communities, and our democracy are under attack. Let’s gather to speak up and together work to take back our rights! To RSVP, go here. Questions? Contact Everett at email@example.com or 919-413-1276.
Opportunities to engage in legislative advocacy grounded in our values of justice and equity so that all may thrive in our communities.
Common Cause NC is organizing several phone banks to connect constituents to their elected officials in the NC General Assembly to oppose both SB 747 and SB 749. Go here to get details and sign up for one or more!
The Racial Justice Coalition is asking people to sign on in support of reparations for Black community members in Asheville and Buncombe County. Go here to get specifics and become one of the 5,000 people they are trying to reach by July 1st!.
Earlier this month, the NC Board of Elections opened a public comment period for rules for voter ID. Get details from this media release and how you can offer your comments. The deadline to offer comments online is June 23rd.
The ACLU (the American Civil Liberties Union) is leading an effort to get people to share their opposition to book bans. Go here for details and to sign.
The National Immigration Law Center is asking people to tell Congress to find a pathway to citizenship for DACA recipients. Go here to express your support.