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There may be times when you and other members of your group are asked to speak to a journalist. Leadership team members may be asked to answer questions about the story of your group or correct misinformation that is out there. Individuals impacted by a certain policy may have opportunities to...
You have the most leverage when you’re talking to MOCs about an issue that’s currently moving across their desks. Congressional staff regularly take meetings with folks who want to talk about stuff that’s happening in a month or next year. But a typical staffer isn’t thinking far beyond today.
Now that you have a group of energized, dedicated friends ready to stand Indivisible against Trump, you’ll want to make sure that your first event is a success. It may be a visit to your MoC’s local office, a group-wide appearance at their next town hall, or a surprise appearance at one of their...
  There’s no right number of participants for your first meeting. It might be you and your roommates in the living room or it might be you and a few dozen other activists. Get started today and let your group grow to match your ambition!
Organizers motivate and mobilize people, they build relationships with the people around them, and they craft a plan to act.
The fact that Trump’s agenda depends on MoCs gives a constituents a ton of power when they act on their home turf—and that means college students too. MoCs love making speeches to big crowds, they are constantly trying to convince people to vote for them in their next election, and they desperately...
This chapter describes the nuts and bolts of implementing four advocacy tactics to put pressure on your three Members of Congress (MoCs) — your Representative and two Senators.
You’re not on your own here. The Indivisible team is creating new tools to help you coordinate with your local groups, and we’re available to help make connections and answer question. Here are some of the key resources for coordination:
If you’re reading this, you’re probably already part of a local network of people who want to stop the Trump agenda — even if it’s just your friends or a group on Facebook. This chapter is about how to take that energy to the next level and start fighting locally to take the country back.
Must-pass bills create an incentive for some MoCs to try to attach policy changes to these bills that are much harder to pass on their own. The thinking is, if members can manage to get their policy priority into the must-pass bill, other MoCs will have to support it because they want to avoid a...
This chapter explains how congressional offices and the people within them work, and what that means for your advocacy strategy.
How to have a one-on-one conversation, reach a shared understanding, and get things done.

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