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Helene Shore · [email protected]
May 6, 2021 at 10:00 AM

Last Chance Reminder, 350 General Meeting Tonight!

Friends, If you have not already done so, this is last chance to RSVP to join us for a general meeting tonight, May 6, at 7:30 PM.  If you already have responded you will receive the Zoom link this morning.  If you have not received it by 1PM, please contact [email protected]
Akron DSA via ActionNetwork.org · [email protected]
May 5, 2021 at 2:01 PM

Robert's Rules Training & Convention Updates

Our most formal greetings Comrade We are pleased to invite you to our first official Robert's Rules Training on Tuesday, May 11 at 7PM (on Zoom) with DSA organizer Alec Ramsay-Smith. While Akron DSA tends to run informal meetings, Roberts Rules is a tool we can use to help facil…
The Six PAC · [email protected]
May 3, 2021 at 7:40 PM

Progressive values are popular.

Progressive values are popular -- and we’ve got more influence than ever. But we need more leaders in Congress pushing our bold vision for legislation like Medicare for All, Free College for All, Universal Broadband, and a Green New Deal. Donate today to help us hold the Hou…
Helene Shore · [email protected]
May 3, 2021 at 3:14 PM

Learn more about the problem with plastics in the ocean

Friends, Our next general meeting on Thursday, May 6, at 7:30 PM is rapidly approaching.  Please remember to RSVP for the link which will be sent the day of the meeting.   Learn -   Our speakers for the May 6th, general meeting are Christopher Chin, Executive Director of Center…
The Six PAC · [email protected]
May 1, 2021 at 8:35 PM

SIGN ON: Free College for All!

In 2019, 21% of rural adults over 25 had a bachelor’s degree, compared to 35% of urban adults. College should be affordable and accessible for everyone, urban and rural. Sen. Bernie Sanders and Rep. Pramila Jayapal’s Free College for All Act will make public colleges and univ…
The Six PAC · [email protected]
April 30, 2021 at 3:08 PM

Broadband is essential infrastructure.

Stand with President Biden! Donate to help us organize for President Biden’s rural broadband plan! Joe Biden knows that universal broadband is essential infrastructure. That’s exactly why in his Congressional Address this week he included it as a priority in his infrastruc…
Akron DSA via ActionNetwork.org · [email protected]
April 30, 2021 at 11:33 AM

May Events

Dear Comrade, We're celebrating May Day and our priority campaigns! DSA is battling to Pass the PRO Act, and Akron's DSA for Nina campaign is ready to help send Nina Turner to Congress to fight for the working class! With a multifaceted approach, we are building the power of the…
Sister District DC-VA-MD · [email protected]
April 29, 2021 at 11:57 PM

[Corrected Link!] Sister District General Meeting - May 17 - You're Invited!

Come learn about our work this cycle at a general meeting 5/17 Hi John, Come join us for a virtual general meeting on Mon. May 17 at 7:30PM to discuss our exciting plans for the year and how you can get involved with our Virginia campaigns! 📣May 17 General Meeting--sign up her…
Sister District DC-VA-MD · [email protected]
April 29, 2021 at 11:52 PM

Sister District General Meeting - May 17 - You're Invited!

Come learn about our work this cycle at a general meeting 5/17 Hi John, Come join us for a virtual general meeting on Mon. May 17 at 7:30PM to discuss our exciting plans for the year and how you can get involved with our Virginia campaigns! 📣May 17 General Meeting--sign up her…
Julie Kimmel - 350 Fairfax · [email protected]
April 29, 2021 at 11:00 AM

Good-bye for now, not forever

Keep an eye out for emails from 350 Fairfax co-chair Helene Shore. Friends, After four years of managing the 350 Fairfax email list, I will be taking a short leave of absence to attend to some personal matters. Please keep an eye out for emails from my co-founder and co-chair, H…
Sean Frame, the Six PAC · [email protected]ail.actionnetwork.org
April 28, 2021 at 9:47 PM

Help us endorse rural progressive candidates!

Friend, Some Democrats don’t think we can compete in rural areas. We know that to win, we have to fight everywhere. I founded the Six PAC to support six rural progressives for Congress who weren’t afraid to run on their values. This year, we’re also considering adding a slate …
Helene Shore · [email protected]
April 28, 2021 at 2:00 PM

RSVP to the 5th Annual Mother's Day Climate Rally!

Friends, Join us for the fifth annual Mother's Day Climate Rally on Saturday May 8th! Though we can't meet in person this year, our goal remains the same: we're rallying for the planet, clean energy, a healthy climate, and a healthy future for our children and grandchildren! W…
Anthony Shelton, BCTGM International Union · [email protected]
April 28, 2021 at 12:36 PM

Today is Workers Memorial Day

We remember the people who have lost their lives on the job. This past year has been a time of extraordinary loss, so we must respond with extraordinary action. We’ll keep fighting for them.   Dear Friend,   On Wo…
Anthony Shelton, BCTGM International Union · [email protected]
April 28, 2021 at 12:36 PM

Today is Workers Memorial Day

We remember the people who have lost their lives on the job. This past year has been a time of extraordinary loss, so we must respond with extraordinary action. We’ll keep fighting for them.   Dear John,   On Work…
The Six PAC · [email protected]
April 27, 2021 at 11:23 PM

Republicans are bullying kids now?

In multiple states, Republican state legislators are advancing bills banning transgender youth from sports and criminalizing gender-affirming health care. The Six PAC is fighting back against these cruel political stunts. We’re organizing to pass the Equality Act to protect LG…
The Six PAC · [email protected]
April 26, 2021 at 12:51 PM

Republicans are bullying kids now?

In multiple states, Republican state legislators are advancing bills banning transgender youth from sports and criminalizing gender-affirming health care. The Six PAC is fighting back against these cruel political stunts. We’re organizing to pass the Equality Act to protect LG…
The Six PAC · [email protected]
April 25, 2021 at 6:20 PM

Sheriff: “Don’t register to vote”

Fight voter suppression. Tell your Senators: PASS H.R. 1, the For the People Act. As Florida’s governor signed new laws cracking down on black civil rights protesters, a county sheriff told those that opposed him not to bother registering to vote. This isn’t a scene from th…
The Six PAC · [email protected]
April 24, 2021 at 2:23 PM

Matt Gaetz is unfit for public office.

Sign the petition: Matt Gaetz must resign from Congress now! Matt Gaetz is unfit for public office. He has repeatedly backed up Trump’s racist, xenophobic political agenda ... and now he’s being investigated for abuse a minor. We cannot allow politicians like Gaetz get awa…
Helene Shore, 350 Fairfax · [email protected]
April 23, 2021 at 4:01 PM

Learn more about the problem with plastics in the ocean

Join us on May 6, for a conversation with Christopher Chin, Executive Director of Center for Ocean Awareness. Friends, Join us for a general meeting on Thursday, May 6, at 7:30 PM.   Learn -   Our speaker, Christopher Chin, Executive Director of Center for Oceanic Awareness,    …
The Six PAC · [email protected]
April 22, 2021 at 7:19 PM

For Earth Day, let’s pass the Green New Deal.

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Sen. Ed Markey reintroduced the Green New Deal this week -- just in time for Earth Day! The Six PAC is working to elect rural progressives who will pass it. Chip in now to make the Green New Deal a reality! Whether you’re coastal or land-…
The Six PAC · [email protected]
April 22, 2021 at 2:20 AM

Even McDonalds knows $15 isn’t radical

We’re working to elect progressives who will fight for living wages. Can you chip in today? Since 2009, the federal minimum wage of $7.25 an hour hasn't been increased, despite inflation and increased costs of living. Even companies like McDonalds are saying $15 an hour is …
The Six PAC · [email protected]
April 20, 2021 at 12:13 PM

McConnell wants corporate money out of politics?

Corporate Republicans want... corporations out of politics? We call BS. We know that Republicans like McConnell won’t actually do anything to “punish” these corporations… like making them pay their fair share of taxes. They simply want to appease voters who support suppressin…
The Six PAC · [email protected]
April 19, 2021 at 5:03 PM

Sign the petition: No more racist travel bans!

The House will soon vote on the National Origin-Based Antidiscrimination for Nonimmigrants (NO BAN) Act to permanently stop future Muslim bans. Sign the petition: We need to pass the NO BAN Act now! After Trump enacted his xenophobic Muslim ban, physicians wrote in the New …
Rep. Rashida Tlaib (via The Six PAC) · [email protected]
April 18, 2021 at 11:21 PM

Become a grassroots co-signer of the Tax Excessive CEO Pay Act

In the past 40 years, average workers’ pay rose by just 13%. Become a grassroots co-signer of the Tax Excessive CEO Pay Act to raise workers’ wages and ensure wealthy corporations are paying their fair share. Add your name now! Friend, Did you know that the U.S. has added 5…
Akron DSA via ActionNetwork.org · [email protected]
April 18, 2021 at 10:49 PM

Akron Tenants Need Your Help

Hello Comrade, Akron City Council is currently considering two pieces of legislation that are small steps towards housing justice. We need your help to tell city council to vote yes on both of these. Please take part in our letter campaign in support of legislation on Source of …
Take Back the Court · [email protected]
April 16, 2021 at 8:24 PM

Thanks for taking action!

John, Thanks for taking action. Now, can you spread the word to keep up our momentum? Click here to share this form on Facebook. Click here to share this form on Twitter. Or you can send your friends this link: https://actionnetwork.org/forms/join-our-fight-for-supreme-c…
Akron DSA via ActionNetwork.org · [email protected]
April 15, 2021 at 9:07 PM

Important Updates from Akron DSA

Hello Comrade, Akron DSA has some important updates! Continuing the momentum from our dynamic DSA for Nina Campaign Kickoff held last weekend, we will be holding our DSA for Nina Phone Bank this Saturday. Don't miss Nina Turner herself live tonight as she joins local labor lead…
The Six PAC · [email protected]
April 14, 2021 at 1:07 AM

Sign on: High-speed internet access for all!

The internet is an essential utility. This became especially apparent during the pandemic when children have been remote learning and adults remote working. Students have been found completing their homework assignments in Taco Bell parking lots simply to access the WiFi. La…
Michelle Krocker via ActionNetwork.org · [email protected]
April 12, 2021 at 4:00 PM

One-Stop Housing Resource

Dear John, NVAHA’s mission is to inform, collaborate and act to promote access to housing that is affordable, accessible, energy-efficient and located near transit. We advocate for housing opportunities that meet the continuum of needs – for households at-risk of homelessnes…
The Six PAC · [email protected]
April 12, 2021 at 2:20 PM

How to FIRE DEJOY

DONATE The Six PAC is a Federal PAC created to support six carefully selected rural and progressive Democrats. We will focus on candidates who need early money, who face tough primaries against establishment candida…
The Six PAC · [email protected]
April 10, 2021 at 8:55 PM

Tell Congress: Workers need paid leave now!

Across the country, workers are faced with the impossible choice of earning a paycheck or taking care of their families. Before the pandemic, 80% of workers had NO access to paid leave. The COVID relief bills have been protecting many workers with emergency paid family leave…
Akron DSA via ActionNetwork.org · [email protected]
April 10, 2021 at 12:20 PM

DSA for Nina Kickoff TODAY!

Hello Comrade! Today's the day! We've been working hard on our DSA for Nina campaign and can't wait to see you at today's kickoff event. Come learn about upcoming campaign opportunities and see our most exciting speaker lineup yet. Can you help us spread the word by inviting 3…
Seattle Peoples Party · [email protected]
April 10, 2021 at 12:30 AM

Plug In This Weekend

PLUG IN THIS WEEKEND State of the Defund - Virtual Community Teach-InSaturday, April 10  11am-1pm   At the height of last year’s protests following the murder of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor, we pushed to defund SPD by 50%.  What’s next?  Join us THIS S…
The Six PAC · [email protected]
April 9, 2021 at 2:44 PM

How to FIRE DEJOY

DONATE The Six PAC is a Federal PAC created to support six carefully selected rural and progressive Democrats. We will focus on candidates who need early money, who face tough primaries against establishment candida…
Anthony Shelton, BCTGM · [email protected]
April 8, 2021 at 2:30 PM

TODAY is National PRO Act ACTION DAY!

Friend, Today is a national day of action for the Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act and I want you to join me in flooding the Senate phone lines with support for this vital legislation . Click here to call your Senators. Many of you have already contacted your lawm…
Anthony Shelton, BCTGM · [email protected]
April 8, 2021 at 2:30 PM

TODAY is National PRO Act ACTION DAY!

John, Today is a national day of action for the Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act and I want you to join me in flooding the Senate phone lines with support for this vital legislation . Click here to call your Senators. Many of you have already contacted your lawmak…
The Six PAC · [email protected]
April 7, 2021 at 9:03 PM

McConnell: There will be NO Republican support.

Sign on: Abolish the filibuster now! Once again, Mitch McConnell reminds us that we need to abolish the filibuster. Last week, McConnell stood in front of his constituents in Kentucky talking about how Biden’s infrastructure bill could benefit them by replacing their long con…
The Six PAC · [email protected]
April 7, 2021 at 12:51 AM

Wall Street vs. Main Street

The federal minimum wage would be $44 today had it kept up with the same growth as Wall Street bonuses, according to the Institute for Policy Studies. Help us defeat Republicans that refuse to raise the minimum wage -- donate now! Republicans are dead set against raising th…
The Six PAC · [email protected]
April 3, 2021 at 6:59 PM

Votes have been cast in Bessemer!

This week in Bessemer, Alabama, counting begins for Amazon workers who voted on unionizing their warehouse, where if they are one minute late to work, an entire hour of pay is deducted from their paycheck. In a speech to the workers, Killer Mike said it best: “Absolutely you s…
The Six PAC · [email protected]
April 2, 2021 at 2:29 PM

Vote-suppressing Republicans strike again.

Republican Gov. Brian Kemp and the Georgia General Assembly have enacted new laws targeting the Black vote. These Republicans want to hold on to power by taking power away from the people. H.R. 1, the For the People Act, is more important than ever. At the Six PAC, we’re figh…
Akron DSA via ActionNetwork.org · [email protected]
April 2, 2021 at 12:20 PM

DSA for Nina Turner Campaign Kickoff & PRO Act Actions- Register TODAY!

Let's send Nina Turner to Congress & build a working class movement! Hello Comrade, Mark your calendars for our official DSA for Nina Turner campaign kickoff call on Saturday, April 10th at 2p ET! We will be hosting some amazing guest speakers, like Akron native and Comedian …
The Six PAC · [email protected]
March 31, 2021 at 6:58 PM

Help us help the USPS!

Last week, Louis DeJoy announced his “strategic” plan for the USPS including longer first-class delivery windows, reduced post office hours, and higher postage prices. These changes will be devastating to an already-weakened USPS. At the Six PAC, we’re fighting back. Thousands…
The Six PAC · [email protected]
March 30, 2021 at 4:15 PM

Not in a pandemic. Not EVER.

It’s no secret that the American healthcare system is broken. Can you donate $10 or more today to help us elect candidates who will fight for Medicare for All? In Texas, John Druschitz was hospitalized with coronavirus symptoms. Druschitz was a mere 23 days away from qu…
Julie Kimmel - 350 Fairfax · [email protected]
March 30, 2021 at 2:00 PM

350 Fairfax meeting on THURSDAY

Our special guest speaker at our April 1 meeting is Fairfax County Supervisor Walter Alcorn. Friends, Don’t forget the 350 Fairfax general meeting on Thursday, April 1, at 7:30 pm! This is what’s on the agenda: Learn: Our special guest speaker will be Supervisor Walter Alcorn,…
The Six PAC · [email protected]
March 29, 2021 at 9:10 PM

Income inequality is killing us.

Low-wage workers in America could have gone into the pandemic with $50 trillion more in their pockets. Instead, during the pandemic, the ultra-wealthy got even richer. At the Six PAC, we’re fighting for an economy that works for all of us. That means making corporations pay …
Seattle Peoples Party · [email protected]
March 29, 2021 at 6:23 AM

Take Action This Week

Abolish Decline Campaign Kick-Off on Tuesday, March 30 at 6pm. Decline is the process of trying children as adults. Abolish Decline Campaign Kick-Off Tuesday, March 30  6-7:30pm   Please join this online webinar about decline, and how we can advocate to end …
The Six PAC · [email protected]
March 28, 2021 at 11:25 PM

We’re ousting vote-suppressing Republicans.

Unbelievable! Mitch McConnell just said "states are not engaging in trying to suppress voters whatsoever." Oh really? In Georgia, they're making it a crime to hand out water to queued voters. In New Hampshire, they're making sure college students can’t vote by banning t…
The Six PAC · [email protected]
March 27, 2021 at 7:33 PM

Tell the Senate: Give D.C. a voice!

Republican House members are opposing DC statehood for increasingly bizarre reasons. This week, they claimed DC shouldn’t be a state because it doesn’t have an airport (it does), a landfill, or mining. We know why they really oppose it: they don’t want DC’s plurality-Black pop…
The Six PAC · [email protected]
March 26, 2021 at 2:05 PM

Dems are taking on sky-high prescription drug costs.

President Biden and Democrats in Congress are taking on sky-high prescription drug costs, and Big Pharma’s quaking in their boots. Politico reports Congress could finally start negotiating prices for prescription drugs, saving $456 billion over a decade and paying for part of …
Julie & Helene - 350 Fairfax · [email protected]
March 25, 2021 at 7:14 PM

Join us for a conversation with Hunter Mill Supervisor Walter Alcorn

This isn’t an April Fools’ joke! Our general meeting with Supervisor Alcorn is on Thursday, April 1. Friends, Join us next Thursday for our April general meeting featuring Walter Alcorn, who represents the Hunter Mill District on the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors. Supervi…