Democratic Governance & Elections
We focus on two main areas. The first is building campaigning capacity: canvassing, voter registration, phone banking, focusing on swing districts. The second is direct action on issue areas: Supreme Court appointment(s), voter suppression, redistricting reform, campaign finance reform, corruption & ethics in government.
Working to bring social responsibility and ethical practices to economic issues. We are currently focusing on divestment from Wells Fargo and the other 16 financial institutions that support the Keystone and Dakota Access pipelines, etc.
Our current focus is supporting public education systems that serve the needs of all students at pre-K through post-secondary levels.
Free Press & First Amendment
We aim to preserve an independent press and prevent censorship.
Arts & Media Defense of the arts: stop the defunding of the NEA and CPB!
Healthcare ACA defense, single payer/medicare for all, mental health care, equitable access for marginalized groups, veteran’s issues, gun safety.
Racism & Criminal Justice Reform Working with local groups on Civil Rights issues, Reforming the Criminal Justice System and getting money out of jails and into communities.
Immigration Immigration policy, sanctuary, Know Your Rights.
Science & Environment Focus on climate change, science education & science denial, public lands, clear air, clean water, and energy.
Big Ideas & Research
Provides a space for big ideas that are out of the box to be discussed, supported, and piloted. We test new direct-action tactics which might be replicable and seek creative messaging opportunities.
Communications & Social Media
Master the flow of information on Action Network and social media platforms, and amplify the work of external teams to focus the energy of the large group
Stop Indivisible Berkeley from reinventing the wheel in any way by forming robust partnerships with experienced and aligned group.
Host small group gatherings that promote community-care, self-care, and fun.
Training Provide trainings that equip members of the resistance to act more efficiently and effectively. These range from very general, “Introduction to Activism,” to specific, “How to talk to Trump voters.”