Resources

What is the Congressional Budget Office?
Explanation and Expectations of Regular Order in Congress
It takes time for staffers to feel comfortable with how this works, so we put this document together to pass on our knowledge and help you understand the process better
Summary of Federal Constitutional Rights During Police Encounters at Protests and Marches
How to Run a Meeting: Every meeting needs a facilitator! The facilitator is responsible for helping a group of people achieve their objectives for a meeting or call, and for making the meeting inclusive and rewarding for everyone. This is what you need to know to plan your meeting
Legislative Process 101—Budget Reconciliation
As we wrote in the original Indivisible Guide, Members of Congress (MoC) care enormously about maintaining a good image in their hometown media. They want to appear in-touch, well-liked and competent. They want to highlight their work on certain policy issues whenever possible—and they’d never talk...
Across the country, many Indivisible groups have grown very big, very quickly. We love seeing all the photos pouring in of groups with hundreds of people showing up to stand Indivisible. This surge in growth for local groups is really exciting—the more people can we can recruit, the more power we’...
Some expanded tips and strategies on how to maximize this opportunity to influence your MoCs
Several Members of Congress (MoCs) have adopted tactics aimed at suppressing your involvement in their public events and town halls. Here are some tips for dealing with Sham Town Halls in your district.
If your MoC has been “missing,” whether that means refusing to meet with your group or refusing to hold a public event, here’s how to track them down and hold them accountable.
We strongly urge you to marry the strategy in this guide with a broader commitment to creating a more just society, building local power, and addressing systemic injustice and racism

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