A free guide put out by former congressional staffers is a good primer on how to get Congress to listen to you. And it’s gone viral. It’s titled Indivisible: A Practical Guide for Resisting the Trump Agenda and it will cut the learning curve if you want to start a resistance group in your area and join in national, coordinated resistance actions.
If you’d rather join an existing group, check out United Resistance. The San Diego Free Press has a good story about the new group formed by several progressive organizations including the Center for Biological Diversity , United We Dream and the Ella Baker Center for Human Rights. The have pledged to “stand together in support of racial, social, environmental, economic justice for all, and against Islamophobia, xenophobia, racism, homophobia, sexism, and all those forces which would tear apart a democracy of, by, and for all the people.”
“We pledge to take action to support one another, to be accountable to one another, and to act together in solidarity, whether in the streets, in the halls of power, or in our communities every day, the groups state. “When they come for one, they come for us all.”
And don’t forget Resist Trump Tuesdays at Senators’ local district offices nationwide. Each week’s protest will address a different issue. This past Tuesday’s theme was asking Senators to vote against Trump’s swamp cabinet. Visit the site for local actions and next Tuesday’s issue.
Let’s get busy!