Monday, November 27 - Phone Bank to Fight the #TrumpTaxScam / Support Chicago Black Women’s Business Week / Listen To Indivisible Chicago Podcast

Actions You Can Take Today

  • Action 1: DAY OF ACTION - Phone Bank At Home or In Person to Fight the #TrumpTaxScam

  • Action 2: Support the First Annual Chicago Black Women’s Business Week

  • Action 3: Listen to the Latest Episode of the Indivisible Chicago Podcast

Tools You Can Use

Action 1: DAY OF ACTION - Phone Bank at Home or in Person to Fight the #TrumpTaxScam

The Trump Tax Scam is tax cuts for the wealthy paid for by the rest of us. The bill would mean everyone making less than $75,000 a year would, on average, see a tax INCREASE while corporations get permanent tax cuts. And now as if deep tax cuts to line the pockets of their billionaire donors at the expense of students and seniors weren’t enough, Senate Republicans want to leave 13 million people uninsured and raise your health care premiums, too.

This fight will come down to just a couple of Senators and time is running out. The Senate could vote on a motion to proceed (the pre-vote vote) as soon as TODAY and bring the bill to a full floor vote as early as Thursday, November 30.

Indivisible has brought back a super effective peer-to-peer calling tool from the TrumpCare fight to help stop this bill by reaching out to progressive constituents in three key states: Alaska, Arizona, and West Virginia. The calling tool will connect you to a constituent in a target state and give you a script to emphasize the devastating impact of this bill. Then, you’ll ask them to call their Senator on the spot. This tool will help make the wave of constituent pressure we need to stop this bill once and for all.

 Today is Indivisible’s nationwide Day of Action, and we’ve got phone bank sessions scheduled around the city. We hope you’ll join us!

 Phone bank against the #TrumpTaxScam two ways:

Action 2: Support the First Annual Chicago Black Women’s Business Week

Chicago Black Women’s Business Week is an event that honors the unique experiences and challenges of black women in business. Throughout the week, CBWBW will be showcasing and celebrating the presence and accomplishments of black female entrepreneurs in Chicago and beyond through vendor markets, networking events, and business learning events.

View the full itinerary of events on Facebook. Stretching from Monday, November 27 through Monday, December 4, events include pop-up shops and seminars on first-time home buying, renters’ rights, digital marketing, and more.

Action 3: Listen to the Latest Episode of the Indivisible Chicago Podcast

Every Sunday, Indivisible Chicago members Tom Moss and Dan Nelson release a new episode of the Indivisible Chicago Podcast. It’s a great way to keep up with the latest news about the Indivisible movement on a local level and to stay plugged in to upcoming efforts around the city.

This week, we bring you a special episode: Indivisible Chicago vs. Interstate Crosscheck. Jessica Droeger joins to cohost and tell the story, and Indivisible Chicago’s Jeff Radue interviews members of the state legislature who participated in a joint committee hearing about this issue. Rep. Greg Harris, Rep. Ann Williams, and Sen. Bill Cunningham join to offer insight.

Give it a listen here and subscribe via iTunes to follow along with new episodes.

 




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