Equator Banks, Act!

A global coalition of organizations invites you to support a Global Call to Action on the 91 Equator Banks to stop financing climate disaster projects and to respect Indigenous Peoples’ rights. If you join us, you will be one of 37,000+ individuals and 200+ groups to do so! What is it? This October, over ninety…

What does Universal Healthcare look like outside the USA

Democrats Abroad has invited Americans living overseas to join in an interesting exercise. “Americans abroad overwhelmingly support universal healthcare, because thousands have experienced it first hand,” they wrote in an email. This was followed by an invitation to share stories around experiences with universal healthcare with members of congress in order to “‘highlight the fact that…

Ain’t No River Wide Enough to Keep Us From Calling

The Not Too Far Away to Call campaign, organized by Action Together: Zürich, and mobilized through a network of over 50 overseas resistance groups, was a huge success, demonstrating that despite being outside the United States, Americans are committed to having their voices heard by Members of Congress. The campaign which ran between the 9th…

There can be no peace without justice, equality and dignity for all

On the 21st of of September, in recognition of the UN’s International Peace Day, over 7 groups around the world organized to reflect and act around peacebuilding. Organized by the Global Women’s March, resistance groups united around the following message as published in Pressenza London: There can be no peace without justice, equality and dignity…

Song “Watchlist” is a Must Listen for Overseas Resisters

The song “Watchlist” is a moving and inspiring piece from Sarah Jane Burgess´s debut album Department of Heartbreak.   Sarah Jane Burgess released her album, the 19th of September, and its haunting songs draw on old americana to tell stories about travel, lonesomeness, and the monotony of loss. If you are living overseas you might…

“To me this was and always would be the South”

I see the news today about Virginia, and it breaks my heart. I cry as that question comes back to me “Will this always be the South?” It catches me off guard, and takes my breath away, the ugliness that still exists within people. Growing up in the South can be hard to come to…

Act Now: Day of Dinners on 25th of June!

On June 25th, thousands of people all over the U.S. will open their hearts and homes to start a new conversation about the country we want and the future we’re working for. The Women’s March network is unique because you are committed to digging deeper, having daring discussions and listening to each other in new…

National Senate Call-In day 6.14.17

It is important that we continue to keep pressure on our Members of Congress.  MoveOn.org Washington Director, Ben Winkler, announced that phone calls to U.S. senators are down to pre-Trump levels. With everything that is going on from TrumpCare # 3 to TrumpGate, we have to keep calling! With that in mind, on June 14…

Act Now: Do you speak a second language? Phone Bank for Ossoff!

Phone Bank! Ossoff Campaign! The Ossoff campaign is looking for speakers of the following languages to join phone back efforts before the 20th. Jon Ossoff is the Democrat running in Georgia’s Sixth District during the Special Election which will be Tuesday, June 20th. To read about what it means, and why it matters, click here….

Act Now: Tell 45 to Support #Paris Agreement

What: A TWEETSTORM to Tell 45 to keep the US in the Paris Climate Agreement. When: May 30 at 11am GMT / 12 noon CET Why: The Paris Agreement is the backbone of international action to tackle the greatest challenge facing our civilization: climate change. Donald Trump is considering withdrawing from the agreement, standing with…

Act Now: Join Italy, Israel and Belgium in Shouting Trump Not Welcome!

We all know by now that Trump’s first foreign trips will be to Saudi Arabia, Israel, Belgium and Italy. Trump will visit the Vatican in Rome, have a NATO meeting in Brussels, and with Prime Minister in Israel. But what you might not know about are the hundreds resisting overseas, who are working together to protest these…