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October Swing Left Grassroots Leaders Call - Shared screen with speaker view
Cathryn Jayne Todd
17:48
Cathryn Todd United Power Portland Or
Elizabeth Sadoff
17:48
Elizabeth Sadoff, she/her, Downtown East for Progress, Manhattan
Barbara Kent
17:51
Barbara from Staten Island
Bruce Knoth
17:56
Bruce from Swing Left Peninsula (SF Bay area)
Ruth Wallman
17:59
Hey from Vermont!
The2DeVores Pro Acct
17:59
David Portland, Oregon
Liz McN (she/her) NOPE
18:03
Liz McNichol NOPE Neighbors DC
Gayle Boesch
18:04
Gayle Boesch San Jose CA
Laurie Friedman
18:10
Laurie from Marin county near San Francisco - glad to be here!
Keith Richmond
18:12
from Kailua Hawaii. Indivisible Windward SwL
Deborah Swayne (she)
18:13
Greetings from Montgomery Township, NJ.
Sonia Sinton-Clark
18:13
hi, Sonia from Oakland, CA
Julia
18:14
julia (she/her) from occupied Tongva territory, known as Hollywood CA and Swing Left Los Feliz.
judy stone
18:21
Hi to all from Judy Stone Portland OR
Carol Krafka - NOPE
18:39
Hello from Washington, DC
Ken Rock | Swing Left Ho Co MD
18:47
Hi everyone. Ken Rock from Swing Left Howard County MD.
Sarah Tiederman
19:05
Hi from Sarah @ Swing Left Marin
Hall Place HOA
19:27
Larry he/him Portland OR😀
Beverly Sherrill
19:41
Florence Indivisible on the Oregon coast
katharine nyhus
19:50
Katharine she/her Indivisible/Swing Left South Bay LA
Holly Middleton
19:53
Holly from Marin
Scott
20:06
Indivisible Oregon in Portland
Bobbie Friedman, Indivisible Waterfront DC
21:13
Hi from Indivisible Waterfront in DC
Judith Bolker
21:21
Way to go SLP!!!
iPhoneLeesa Lovelace
21:55
Woo Hoo SLP!!!
Jim McBride
25:54
turnout is low among young voters
Nancy C - Seattle
27:05
Hello from Seattle WA!
Scott
30:10
Is there a plan to do ballot curing?
Matt | he/him | Swing Left
30:53
@Scott - yes, there is a large push to do ballot curing but for now the campaign tells us they don’t need our support there. They prefer we stick to GOTV calls.
Janet Singer
30:54
@scott I've been doing ballot curing with the VA dems. It's well-organized.
Scott
31:21
Thanks!
Leora Swing Left NM
32:06
Do you have a link for curing ballots?
Mete (he/him)
32:53
Do you have the Slack Channel link?
Holly Middleton
32:58
Madeleine, you are AWESOME!
Jim McBride
32:58
early vote doesn't come in until 11pm
*Joe English He/Him
32:59
Hi Leora. That may be addressed. Joe
Madeleine | Swing Left | she/her
33:20
Thank you so much Holly! :)
Keith Richmond
34:29
I'm looking through the Virginia Turnout Mobilize but cannot tell which phone bank is best for non-Virginians. "Relational" is no good if I don't have contacts there
*Joe English He/Him
34:33
Please get in touch w/ me if you personally want to beginning immediately to assist w/ the curing process (swingleftdurham@gmail.com).
Janet Singer
34:46
https://www.mobilize.us/virginiavoterprotection/event/417808/
Judith Bolker
35:36
Ballot curing:phonebanks link:https://www.mobilize.us/virginiavoterprotection/event/417808/
*Joe English He/Him
37:37
Vopropros is taking a key lead in this process & they requested VPP to coordinate much of it with the VA Dems, including the Undeliverables )due tomorrow). And the VA Dems are very pleased with VPP results...
katharine nyhus
38:16
I appreciate the reminder of all we’ve done. Things feel rough these days.
Ken Rock | Swing Left Ho Co MD
39:24
Woo hoo!
Matt | he/him | Swing Left
39:38
👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻
Scott
41:32
How do we get voting rights passed? That's the key to keeping the House.
Yvonne Brandon - WENA
43:00
Organizers are discouraged. Our majority seems dis-functional.
*Joe English He/Him
43:37
The Freedom Act & John Lewis Acts must be passed by the Dec 12th winter holiday or that will really make our lives extremely difficult. And that process is moving forward (pretty quietly, but is)...
judy stone
43:56
What can be done about the Senate filibuster? Judy Stone
Holly Middleton
44:12
Make Joe M irrelevant!!
Barbara Miller
44:26
How is the DNC using it’s influence to create a carve out for the filibuster. We can’t do it alone without Congress.
Marci
44:31
YES!! WE!!
*Joe English He/Him
45:49
Anyone that employs the word blabbering Anatole to describe their sharing, gets my vote & loyalty! And shows great humility!
Umesh Ketkar
47:05
What can we do about Krysten Sinema? It feels like she’s trying to define herself as a “maverick” who resists party pressure, so I feel like traditional organizing work might actually be counterproductive.
*Joe English He/Him
48:40
Especially about the Freedom & John Lewis Acts. That is not the reality of their process through the Senate!
Scott
49:00
Apart from discouraged, we're worried.
Judith Bolker
49:07
Never give up. Never give in. My Fave John Lewis quote
Madeleine | Swing Left | she/her
51:18
Another reason why we need to re-elect Democrats in Virginia -- they have made huge progress on expanding voting rights!!!
iPhoneLeesa Lovelace
51:57
Disappointing that he doesn’t know the “ins and outs” of the John Lewis Act. What resources is he talking about? Can he be specific about what exactly the DNC is doing? We can’t afford to shrug off any other election losses.
Marci
52:16
Thank-you, Anatole. You rock!
Madeleine | Swing Left | she/her
52:22
Thank you so much for joining us!!
Holly Middleton
52:24
Thankyou!!
Amy Long
52:31
Thank you!
Scott
52:33
Thanks so much Anatole!
Gail Grassi
52:47
Thank you that was great!
*Joe English He/Him
54:56
If you would also like to receive a weekly inoculation of optimism & hope re: the two acts, please join other leaders from around the country with this Tues night 7:30 pm EST ECU-sponsored (behind the scenes type) update and sharing...Several of you have joined me at these calls: https://www.mobilize.us/endcitizensunited/event/380719/
Marci
56:57
oy!!!
The2DeVores Pro Acct
58:40
It would be great to win that seat back. Good luck Sally!
Charlie Callis he/him
58:44
Yay Ann Arbor! Go Blue Go Sue!!
Amy Long
58:47
Good luck, Sally!
April Nichols
59:01
Great story in New Mexico! Can you remind us which races Sally’s group is working on?
Matt | he/him | Swing Left
59:21
@April - they are working on NM-02.
Jenna Vella
59:36
Sally, thanks for sharing your story!
Leora Swing Left NM
59:38
nmcd2 -SOUTHERN, VERY RURAL PART OF THE STATE
Marci
59:39
Good luck, Sally!
April Nichols
01:00:08
NM-02 is a federal state rep race?
Leora Swing Left NM
01:00:14
FEDERAL
Scott
01:00:32
Great story, Sue!
*Joe English He/Him
01:00:40
Encourage 'hearing their story' or finding common ground on one topic and building from there. The how, etc. aka part of Deep Canvassing.
Jim McBride
01:01:06
I am an OutReach Ambassdor for the VA Dems Relational Organizing Team. We need help engaging young voters in Virginia so please share this link with your members to help us for GOTV Week: https://linktr.ee/KeepVABlueCrew
Anne Frahn
01:01:30
Judith is the phonebanking queen of California!
Matt | he/him | Swing Left
01:01:34
Wow - that’s quite a coalition!
Sue Hadden
01:01:34
Great video about Deep Canvassing https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hmlfnr151rI
Marci
01:02:11
You rock, Judith!
*Joe English He/Him
01:02:14
Judith rocks. I can attest to being w/ her.
Jim McBride
01:02:19
I am reaching out to young dems and campaigns to get #DontTexasVirginia #KeepVABlue trending on Tuesday. We also need folks to message Virginians in online communities like Virginia Facebook Groups.
*Joe English He/Him
01:02:35
And I be in Durham, all the east...
rhondajohnson
01:02:52
Judith your organizing for our phone banks is amazing!!
Charlie Callis he/him
01:03:16
!!!! Cross country canvassing!
David Berrios
01:03:20
heck yeah Judith!!!!! We love GOTV!!!!!
*Joe English He/Him
01:03:28
And if I am not mistaken so is Boston's Blue Allliance
Matt | he/him | Swing Left
01:03:57
Yes - Swing Blue Alliance is coming to canvass this weekend.
Anne Frahn
01:03:58
Judith also led 70 Californians to canvass in AZ in Feb 2020
*Joe English He/Him
01:04:00
Alliance I believe is coming South? Nancy?
Scott
01:04:47
That's a great win, Sally.
Jim McBride
01:05:32
stack
*Joe English He/Him
01:09:03
Jim is definitely on point!
Madeleine | Swing Left | she/her
01:09:20
Shout out to Claire and her group at American University and all the members of Swing Left's College Network who are volunteering in Virginia by knocking on doors and calling voters in the final days before the election!
Matt | he/him | Swing Left
01:09:47
Woo! And Swing Left George Washington University for canvassing this past weekend.
Claire Whitman (she/her)
01:10:05
Thank you so much, Madeleine! We’re super excited for GOTV!
*Joe English He/Him
01:10:14
Any of the leadership, what has been the SL College Program or Fellows relationship w/ the VA Election? Just curious?
Madeleine | Swing Left | she/her
01:10:44
@Joe We're organizing groups of college students to host phone banks and canvassing meet-ups for Virginia!
*Joe English He/Him
01:11:25
@Madeline danke!
Jim McBride
01:11:33
https://linktr.ee/KeepVABlueCrew
Matt | he/him | Swing Left
01:12:05
Https://swingleft.org/take-action
Jim McBride
01:13:18
Http://swingleft.org/take-action
Scott
01:13:45
Great meeting, thanks all. Let's go!
Jim McBride
01:14:01
https://swingleft.org/take-action
Jim McBride
01:14:10
(clickable link)
SLIV - Donna TW
01:14:13
Thank you!
rhondajohnson
01:14:16
Great meeting! Thanks everyone!
Sue Freel/SL NYC/she, her
01:14:23
Thanks!