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 will be welcoming a series of candidates from all parties who are running for office in 2018. If you are planning a campaign, please contact us at indivisiblemdibh@gmail.com about attending a meeting to introduce yourself to our group.

Democratic Gubernatorial Candidate Forum

Wednesday, May 23, 7 pm Mount Desert Island High School. Come hear what the candidates competing for the Democratic nomination for Governor have to say about issues facing our state.  Candidates Adam Cote, Donna Dion, Mark Dion, Mark Eves, Diane Russell, and Betsy Sweet have committed to attending. Moderated by Independent former State Senator Jill Goldthwait.

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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 third Wednesday of every month, at the YWCA MDI in Bar Harbor. Check this site to confirm time, date, and place. We are inviting people who are planning to run for state and national office to address our group. Our next meeting is on Wednesday, June 20 at 6:30 pm at the YWCA, Mt. Desert Street, Bar Harbor.

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.

EXTRA CREDIT

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 informations 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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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.