|Weekly Action Alert: November 8 – November 15, 2020Four years ago the headlines were very different.Four years ago, on the heels of a much different election, three people in Asheville got together and decided that something had to be done. We didn’t exactly know what, but we knew we needed to organize to protect our democracy from what appeared to be a looming threat. Read more… to help voters “cure” problem ballots – Potentially 10,000–30,000 ballots might be affected, ballots that could make a difference in critical NC races. The biggest need right now in WNC is for canvassers who will go door to door Mon-Thurs, Nov 9-12. Sign up to talk with these voters and provide any assistance they need to make sure their vote is counted. To learn more and sign up, go to: https://bit.ly/countwncvotesBe a Canvass Monitor – The “Day of Canvass” is the day when all 100 North Carolina county boards of elections compile election results from all of their precincts and certify the election’s outcome. This year it takes place at 11am on November 13. Learn more here. To sign up go to: https://bit.ly/canvass-monitor PROTECT THE RESULTS ASHEVILLEThanks to everyone who turned out for last week’s rallies to Protect the Results and Count Every Vote! We’re especially grateful to our rousing speakers, Rev. Claudi Jimenez from the Unitarian Universalist Church of Asheville, Buncombe County Commissioner Jasmine Beach-Ferrara, and local activist and musician Michael Martinez. If this rapid response was your first connection to Indivisible AVL, we hope you will stay in touch and stay involved. We have a lot to do in the year ahead! We will also continue to monitor the situation over the next several weeks and will mobilize again to Protect the Results if needed.Words for the Week…|
“Our nation is shaped by the constant battle between our better angels and our darkest impulses. It is time for our better angels to prevail.” – President-Elect Joe Biden Mark Your CalendarMon-Thurs, Nov 9-12 – Ballot Cure Door-to-Door OutreachFriday, November 13, 11am – “Day of Canvass” MonitoringDo you have an event you’d like us to share? Please send details to firstname.lastname@example.orgFor the latest Action Alerts, be sure to follow us on Facebook or Twitter and check the website for Action Updates.Thank you for standing Indivisible.
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