Ask @SenRonJohnson to support making #Juneteenth a federal holiday! 93-year-old Ms. Opal Lee has more than 1.4 million Americans behind her campaign to make Juneteenth a holiday. Tell Sen. Johnson to speak with Ms. Opal about his "NO" vote! https://ctt.ec/_dfQ1+
Can you spare a minute to share a video about why you demand justice for Breonna Taylor?
Your stories, along with the 10 million+ signatures on Loralei's petition, will help turn up the pressure on Kentucky lawmakers. https://changedotorg.typeform.com/to/AZa95Noe
One million people have backed 93-year-old Opal Lee's petition to make #Juneteenth a national holiday. But @SenRonJohnson is fighting the effort. See Ms. Opal's message to Sen. Johnson, and then ask Sen. Johnson to talk with Ms. Opal about Juneteenth https://www.change.org/p/united-states-congress-make-juneteenth-a-national-holiday-in-2020/u/27449009
Mike depends on the U.S. Postal Service for his job. He's worried that lawmakers may drastically cut funding for the USPS. In a matter of minutes, his petition to #SaveTheUSPS will cross 1 million signers. Add your name https://www.change.org/p/save-the-usps
“Voting, for my family, is life and death.”
It’s critical that Congress fully fund vote-by-mail. Our elections depend on it.
What good is a fed govt if it refuses to support the most vulnerable in a time of a global pandemic & economic depression? Utter failure by Sen. Mitch McConnell who won't even bring a vote to the Senate floor to alleviate the tens of mills who are suffering. Pass #HEROESActNOW
Nurses across the country report that they are not receiving the proper staffing, personal protective equipment (PPE), education, and communication from their employers.
Tell Congress to protect nurses during the pandemic.
Communities on the frontlines of the pandemic, essential workers, Black and Indigenous communities need relief NOW. https://twitter.com/PplsAction/status/1291426796240609282
The people know what the people need: direct relief in the face of the COVID-19 crisis. That’s why progressive orgs have been making noise across the country. Tweet this video @senatemajldr to let Mitch know YOUR demand for a just relief bill.
Thousands of NNU nurses organized more than 200 actions in 16 states yesterday to say we must value people over profit to save lives.
Enjoy these photos of nurse power and unity from across the country. #ProtectNurses #COVID19
What is voter suppression? What does it look like today? @BlackVotersMtr Cofounder and Executive Director explains: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K168QfSnbgk&list=PLAUUJFV3jVnMia63dWHAaSv372RfiTWI8&index=10&t=0s
Today is the 55th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act.
Since the Supreme Court gutted the landmark law, states with a history of voter suppression have closed 1,688 polling places throughout the South.
It couldn't be more blatant:
Today marks the 55th anniversary of the #VotingRightsAct. Today we honor Civil Rights leaders such as Rep. John Lewis, Martin Luther King Jr., Hosea Williams, Amelia Boynton, Annie Lee Cooper, and many more who fought toward a better world. #ItsAboutUs ✊🏾
Only a few more days before this week's #giveaway closes. Have you entered yet?! Get in the action now and you could win #prizes from @BlackVotersMtr, @DFAaction and @votedotorg #CREDOVotes2020 https://gleam.io/Frnn8/credo-votes-2020-giveaway-1-of-4
.@BlackVotersMtr works to increase voter registration and turnout and advocate for policies to expand voting rights, including expanded early voting, resisting voter ID, re-entry restoration of rights and strengthening the Voting Rights Act. Want to help? https://blog.credo.com/2020/08/four-things-you-can-do-to-support-black-voters-everywhere/
Jenna was found covered in cuts, bruises, and lumps, unable to lift her neck or swollen head. She didn't deserve to die such a horrible death. Sign now: https://soo.nr/joui #animalrights
These people's families — and so many others — still haven't seen justice. Sign to stop this state-sponsored violence! Act NOW: https://soo.nr/OIin #blacklivesmatter
Breonna Taylor was shot eight times by police in her own home. Those officers are still working, still being paid, and still walking free. #SayHerName & demand justice now: https://soo.nr/Jvpk