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Women's Equality Day Celebration today 4-6 pm

We are invited to join the Wasco County Democrats today from 4-6 pm for the grand opening of their campaign office and to celebrate Women's Equality Day! Live music, free ice cream and guest speakers including candidates Alex Spenser (US Congress), Carina Miller (state senate), Arlene Burns (state rep), Darcy Long-Curtiss and Dan Richardson (city council), Solea Kabakov (mayor), and a special guest appearance by Frances Perkins.

Location: 203 Washington, in the street outside the office. Please bring a chair if you would like to sit, and wear a mask.

POP Meeting Tuesday at 6:30

Don't forget that our August POP meeting will be Tuesday August 25th at 6:30 pm.

We have just 75 days until the election, and even fewer days until we begin receiving our ballots and voting. We have much to do to help ensure a Biden/Harris victory, and victories for progressive candidates all down the ballot. Please join us tomorrow!

To Join Zoom Meeting on your computer:
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85751895592

To Join Meeting by Phone:
253 215 8782 US (Tacoma)
Meeting ID: 857 5189 5592

Reminder - Post Office Rally Today at 11am

Join others from throughout the Gorge to rally in support of the Post Office today at 11 am in front of The Dalles Post Office. This is part of a nationwide event with more than 800 rallies planned at local post offices across the country. We'll have sign-making materials and voter-registration info. Let's raise our voices to Save The Post Office and protect our elections from the Cheater-in-Chief.

Save Our Postal Service Rally

Join fellow Indivisibles from around the Gorge at our Post Office in The Dalles (101 W 2nd St) this Saturday, August 22, at 11 am for a rally in support of our local postal workers, and to protest against Trump's efforts to dismantle the USPS and make voting by mail more difficult in the midst of a pandemic. Wear a mask, bring a sign, and plan to keep socially distant from others. We'll have a sign-making table set up by 10:45 if you need materials for a sign. Please click "Read more" to learn how else you can help save our Post Office.

Save Our Postal Service

POPPERS! Our election security depends on the US MAIL and as you know, Trump is doing everything he can to win the election, including making it harder for us to receive and return ballots by mail. Indivisible is asking us all to email and/or call our Members of Congress today or asap. Click Read More for a sample phone and email script and the phone numbers and addresses for Senator Merkley, Senator Wyden, and Representative Walden. Even though our two senators are in favor of helping the USPS, our calls and our emails give them the data they need to make a stronger argument.

POP July Meeting Tuesday at 6:30

Please join us on Zoom Tuesday July 28th at 6:30 pm for our monthly POP meeting. There is SO much going on right now and we have a lot to talk about and make plans for.
Hope to see you there.

To Join POP Zoom Meeting, Click: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83100942061
Enter Meeting ID: 831 0094 2061

To Join by Phone, Dial: 253 215 8782 Enter Meeting ID: 831 0094 2061

Feel like attending a rally or march this weekend?

SATURDAY - Join a group going to Portland to protest for Black Lives Matter and against Trump's uninvited, unwanted federal agents. Click Here for details - https://www.facebook.com/BLMTHEGORGE/photos/a.100652988357382/1447374372...

SUNDAY - meet in front of NORCOR at 11 am to draw awareness to the last stand of ICE in Oregon. Click Here for details - https://www.facebook.com/events/2665073510259977/

Merkley Virtual Town Hall at 12:30 pm

Don't forget to join Senator Jeff Merkley's virtual Town Hall for Wasco County today at 12:30 pm. I'm sure there will be a lot to talk about, including the bill he is co-sponsoring that prevents the federal government from sending federal law enforcement to states unless they are requested by the state. You need to register to attend, and you can do so by sending an email to TownHall@merkley.senate.gov and put WASCO in the subject line. To join by telephone, call 415-527-5035 and use the access code 199 435 8051 when prompted.

Adopt-a-State Teams and LTEs

Last month, POP decided to "adopt" two swing states to help get out the vote there for Democrats , Arizona and Wisconsin. If you want to participate and haven't already signed on to one of the teams, please email debiferrer@gmail.com to let me know your choice, so we can get started!

Also, if you want to be part of a Letters to the Editor team (12 of you said yes on the survey), let me know who you are.

CGWAN Live Candidates Forum Monday at 6 PM

Hey POPPERS, you'll want to see this! Our candidates, Carina Miller (SD 30) , Arlene Burns (HD59) and Alex Spencer (ORD2) will be speaking at the Columbia Gorge Women's Action Network (CGWAN) Zoom candidate’s forum Monday night at 6PM. If you're not on CGWAN's mailing list and want to attend, RSVP at cgwomensactionnetwork@gmail.com before Monday afternoon, and they will send you a link. Let's show our support for these candidates!

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