Organizing for 2018 Elections
This is… Our Shot
A series by NC House Representative Graig Meyer. While the nation is learning how to survive an unprecedented rise in Republican power, Democrats in North Carolina are on a comeback. After electing a Democratic Governor and Supreme Court, the General Assembly has to be our next target.
Canvassing “Back Pack”
These documents provide additional context around issues of interest to North Carolina citizens:
- Gender fact sheet
- Why is the NC Supreme Court important
- What is Racism?
- Environmental Racism in North Carolina
- Environmental Racism in the United States
- Durham & Race
Community Defense Zone Starter Guide
This document lays out a roadmap for setting up Community Defense Zone campaigns in local communities.
White House Comment Line
The United States of Resistance, a weekly digest aimed to provide you important, inside information about the growing movement.
What the Fuck Just Happened Today?
Today’s essential newsletter. Logging the daily shock and awe in national politics. Read in moderation.
The Resistance Calendar
The Resistance Calendar is a central listing of upcoming progressive events.
Facebook’s “Town Hall” Feature
Facebook has a feature called “Town Hall,” which allows the social network’s users to easily locate, follow and contact their local, state and federal government representatives.
Let your officials know you’re holding them accountable. Text Resist to 50409. Resistbot will ask for your name and information to find your elected officials. Your representatives will know you’re a constituent—that’s who matters to them.
Grab Your Wallet
Up to date list of companies that are connected to 45 that you can boycott, and ways to contact them to let them know your thoughts!
Triangle Indivisible’s Daily Call to Action Facebook Group
Daily actions you can take to resist Trump’s agenda.
Immigrant Defense Project
The Immigrant Defense Project works to secure fairness and justice for immigrants in the United States.
A Brief Guide for Sharing Reports of Raids on Social Media
How to responsibly report and share verified information to help communities best protect themselves.
Local Nonprofits Serving Immigrants and Refugees
Throughout the Triangle, organizations are working to help local immigrants and refugees, either through advocacy or legal representation or by connecting them with vital services they need to acclimate to their new communities. If you’re looking for a way to help, these are all worthwhile nonprofits that could use your support.
Stopping Police Violence
The People’s Response Team Chicago – Bystander Intervention 101
This training focuses on ways to intervene in public instances of racist, anti-Black, anti-Muslim, anti-Trans, and other forms of oppressive interpersonal violence and harassment while considering the safety of all parties. In addition to group discussion, the training utilizes role-plays as a primary tool in practicing intervention techniques and learning new ways to protect ourselves and our communities.