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Democracy Initiative Weekly Update 4.5.2017

Wednesday, April 5, 2017


Urge Members to Join the Rally & Hearing on Fair Elections in Howard County (MD) - April 19!

We need a strong presence in Howard County to encourage lawmakers to fully fund the Citizens’ Fair Election Fund. Here are three ways for member to get involved:

Download and share the flyer for the event.

Stand Up and March for Democracy!

The People's Climate March is Saturday April 29. Millions will mobilize in resistance against Trump’s agenda and for our climate, our jobs, and our justice. The "country-wide arc of action" led by The People's Climate Movement will have marches in DC, Miami, San Diego, and many more cities.

Sign up and share the link to join the march here!  

Mobilize your members with sample social media.


Join the Movement in Chicago to Get Money Out of Politics!

On April 8 you can participate in two events to help build power for a more reflective democracy.

9am-12pm: Second Saturday Monthly Meeting at Lutheran school of Theology (1100 East 55th Street, Chicago, IL 60615, 3rd floor)

3pm-6pm: Join Reclaim Chicago, Ben Cohen (of Ben & Jerry's), and State Senator Daniel Biss for a fundraiser in support of the Reclaim Chicago Fair Elections campaign. We’re working to end the influence of money in politics, starting at the local level with a small donor match program in Chicago. Wild Hare, 2610 North Halsted 60614


Hold POTUS Accountable - Tax Day March

The president is accountable to the American people, and he must answer to us. There are local marches happening across the country to put pressure on the president to release his taxes. Ongoing questions regarding ties to foreign entities and his ability to profit from the presidency make his returns a vital interest for the nation.
Learn more at http://taxmarch.org/



Join us for our Bi-Weekly program call next Wednesday, April 5th at 3PM ET/12PM PT. RSVP to eorbuch@democracyinitiative.org.

Agenda will include actions on Howard County (MD) and DC.


Below are social media graphics you can use with your networks.

The DI has also released a statement on the Gorsuch nomination​.

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