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.
June Meeting Wednesday, June 12, 2019, 6:30 p.m. YWCA MDI
36 Mount Desert Street, Bar Harbor, Maine 04609
Indivisible’s New England staffer, Judy Stadtman, will speak about plans for the summer and beyond and listen to thoughts from attendees. This will be a chance to hear and share news on efforts to preserve and improve health care for Americans and get prepared for local, state and national electoral races in 2020. A supervised children’s area is available at no cost.
Come, learn, and bring a friend!!
May Meeting Wednesday, May 8, 6:30 pm, YWCA MDI.
Join Indivisible MDI for our general membership meeting Weds 5/8 at 6:30 PM at YWCA MDI on Mt. Desert Street in Bar Harbor. Our presentor this month is Fred Benson who will speak about impeachment law, a history of impeachment and pros and cons of impeachment.
We will discuss the Indivisible National grassroots We are Indivisible Pledge 2020
Linda Homer will update us on the current state of Medicare for All and the recent canvas on MDI.
Miss the Climate March? You will have an opportunity to share your wish for and pledge to combat climate change on The Climate Commitment Tree. Leaves provided! We will also have Tshirts for sale.
Supervised Children’s area available at no cost. There will be cookies.
Downeast Climate March
photos by Yoi Ashida
Photos by Joie Torsiello
Medicare For All Door to Door Canvass
Saturday, May 4, 2019 Noon – 3 p.m., Bar Harbor
Click on the link for details and to RSVP
Meeting at Chocolatte – 240 Main Street, Bar Harbor, ME 04609
Join us to canvass door to door and talk to residents in our community about Medicare for All! We’ll talk to residents about Medicare for All, ask for their support, and ask them to call their Representative.
This door to door canvass is one of hundreds of events that are happening across the country as activists come together to win Medicare for All. Check out more events and share the map at: https://medicare4all.org/actions/
Thanks for joining us in the fight for health care justice.
Racial Equity Working Group Foundational Training in historical and institutional racism workshop with Racial Equity Institute.
Indivisible MDI is pleased to help bring this important training workshop back to MDI. Resisting racism is part of our core mission. This two day workshop helps explore and educate about how “racism shapes the functioning and outcomes of all institutions in America.” More information about the training, MDI REWG and REI can be found here. Workshop registration information is here.
See the PowerPoint talk on MaineCare for All here:MDI INDIVISIBLE
#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, May 8, 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.
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
Check the “Graphics” page for posters like these that you can print out or use on social media. Credit “Indivisible MDI” on social media.