Friday, September 21 - #SaveSCOTUS Phone Bank / Canvass Training / Tell a Friend About Blue Wave Rave

Actions You Can Take Today


Action 1: #SaveSCOTUS Phone Bank

In addition to the numerous lies Brett Kavanaugh has told the Senate during his confirmation hearings, and his reference to birth control as “abortion-inducing drugs,” a California professor has accused Kavanaugh of sexual assault.

This disturbing allegation alone is enough to disqualify Kavanaugh from serving on any court, let alone the highest court in the country for a lifetime appointment. Senators Duckworth and Durbin have each have each been publicly critical of this uniquely controversial candidate and the way his nomination to Supreme Court was made and has rushed through to the. But several senators have not made a public decision and can still be swayed.  

We must redouble our efforts to reach out to those senators constituents to stop Brett Kavanaugh and #SaveSCOTUS. Start phonebanking from home today by calling our friends in Indiana. You must create an account with Open VPB to participate.

Action via Indivisible


Action 2: Blue Beginnings Canvass Training 9/26

Blue Beginning, the Hideout-based chapter of Indivisible Chicago, presents Yes You Canvass!, a training session to make you a comfortable and confident door-knocker. Learn how canvassing works, what to expect, and how to be most effective. With a little luck (depending on their availability), we’ll bring along a few Second City actors with improv exercises to tune you up and supply some fun. One of the most important elections ever is coming up fast. Get ready and get out there!

When: Wednesday, September 26 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Where: The Hideout (1354 W Wabansia)
RSVP here


Action 3: Tell a Friend About the Blue Wave Rave on 10/3

Do you have a friend who wants to help get out the vote in November, but doesn’t know where to start? Does this friend also love comedy (who doesn’t?)?

Bring a friend or two to the Blue Wave Rave, and enjoy an evening of laughter, drinks, and community as we work together to turn Congress blue! Indivisible Chicago is teaming up with ensemble members of The Second City, iO, and Annoyance Theater to rally 1,000 volunteers to help Get Out The Vote for progressive candidates in Illinois and Indiana—and we need your help. 

Please join us at Lakeview’s Athenaeum Theatre to find out how you can get involved, meet your fellow activists, and enjoy a one-night-only improv performance aimed at getting us ready to turn out the vote.

There is no blue wave without the work and, together, we can make sure Illinois does its part to flip the House—and maybe take the Senate, too.

When: Wednesday, October 3 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Where: The Athenaeum Theatre (2936 N Southport Ave.)
RSVP here
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Please consider a donation of $15 or more to help cover postcard stamps, transportation and other GOTV costs. Cash bar will be open throughout the evening.

Daily Actions Editor