Welcome to the website for Indivisible MDI, home of the resistance on Mount Desert Island, Maine. Our members come from every town on the island, and we welcome people who are living here temporarily, or who are here on vacation. Keep your activism muscles in good shape – join us for an event!

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EVENTS

Indivisible  MDI invites you to join us at our monthly meetings and at all our actions. Whether you’re an area resident or from away, we invite you to join us.

Women’s March Bar Harbor

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Join us at the Bar Harbor Women’s March if you believe that Women’s Rights are Human Rights and Human Rights are Women’s Rights and that we must create a society in which women — including Black women, Native women, poor women, immigrant women, disabled women, Muslim women, lesbian, queer, and trans women — are free and able to care for and nurture their families, however they are formed, in safe and healthy environments free from structural impediments.

 

February Meeting

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Our February meeting will be held on Wednesday, February 13, 6:30 pm, at the YWCA MDI, Mount Desert St, Bar Harbor.

 

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REGULAR ACTIONS

#ResistTrumpTuesdays:  Weekly group visit to our Member of Congress offices in Bangor.  Meet at the Town Hill VIS at 9:30 am to carpool.  (The VIS is the fire station at the intersection of the Crooked Road and Rt. 102.)

Indivisible MDI Group meetings are usually 6:30 pm on the second Wednesday of every month, at the YWCA MDI in Bar Harbor.  Our next meeting is on Wednesday, February 13, at 6:30 pm at the YWCA, 36 Mt. Desert Street, Bar Harbor. A children’s area is available.

Postcard-writing at the Jesup Library, Bar Harbor. A mail box and supplies are on a table in the rotunda: complete a postcard about something you want our Members of Congress to hear, and put the postcard back into the box. We will mail it for you.

Tell Me the Truth

Join us for a conversation between two friends to examine cross-racial issues. Shay and Debby are riveting. Their chats are unscripted and even they do not know where the conversation will take them.

 

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EXTRA CREDIT

On Monday, 9/10/2018, we joined with other Indivisible groups in Maine to sponsor ads in the Bangor Daily News and the Portland Press Herald opposing the confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court.

Our April meeting featured a presentation by Chris Cayer of MoreVoice.org about Ranked Choice Voting. It is important for everyone to understand that the June 12 election will be using ranked choice voting for primaries AND will include a statewide ballot question about continuing Ranked Choice Voting in the future. Links to information presented at the meeting are below.

 

Ranked Choice Voting Presentation

Ranked Choice Voting Information

Additional information is available from Maine League of Women Voters.

Our April 6, 2018 Candidate Forum featured the four Democratic and two Independent candidates vying to unseat Bruce Poliquin. The entire forum can be seen on the YouTube links below.

Part 1: https://youtu.be/OkH05Dumkpc

Part 2: https://youtu.be/A1uMhDaKzNE

Part 3: https://youtu.be/31qhKSYYbHw

Part 4: https://youtu.be/gskWkTcGTuo

Part 5: https://youtu.be/IoQ3qbCC7ts

Part 6: https://youtu.be/ZJ04Wr9jdK4

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Check the “Graphics” page for posters like these that you can print out or use on social media. Credit “Indivisible MDI” on social media.

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Contact

 

Indivisible MDI is an organization of Mount Desert Island residents and friends dedicated to resisting the corruption, racism, and authoritarianism of the Trump administration and radical right-wing GOP agenda he represents. Our membership includes nearly 1000 people with varying levels of participation. We are organized by a steering committee of volunteers including Amy Roebuck, Anna Durand, Bo Greene, Gail Leiser, Heather Peterson, Jayne Ashworth, Jenn Booher, Jill Weber, and Linda Homer Our email address is indivisiblemdibh@gmail.com.

We have three Facebook pages. Indivisible MDI Events and Publicity is a public page announcing our public events and actions.

We also have two closed group pages: Indivisible MDI is the official page for daily Call to Action postings and other information. Indivisible MDI Member Forum is a safe space for member discussion. Please ask to join the closed groups. You can also follow us on Twitter @Indivisible_MDI.

If you’re not on Facebook but would like to keep up with our daily call-to-action and happenings, email us asking to join our group email list.