Small Steps for a Big Impact: Your five-minute action item today: June 15, 2017

Call all three of your members of Congress and say: I’m calling as a result of the shootings at the GOP baseball practice yesterday and at the UPS facility in San Francisco. I hope the injured House members, aides, and police officers in Virginia recover quickly, and my heart goes out to the victims of the San Francisco shootings

Small Steps for a Big Impact: Your five-minute action item today: June 6, 2017

The House is voting soon on their latest pro-Wall Street legislation, an attempt by the House to gut protections put in place following the 2008 Wall Street crash and subsequent bailout whose repercussions are still roiling individuals, families, and municipalities today. Tell them the Financial CHOICE Act (H.R. 10) is the #WrongChoiceAct.

Small Steps for a Big Impact: Your five-minute action item today: June 4, 2017

The adopt-a-district idea is happening. Where Republican members of Congress are refusing to hold town halls with their constituents, Democratic members from nearby districts “adopt” the Republican’s district by holding their own town hall meeting there for the benefit of the district’s constituents.

Small Steps for a Big Impact: Your five-minute action item today: May 31, 2017

Trump might quite possibly pull out of the Paris Agreement, the worldwide plan for taking action against climate change. This agreement is unique because very nearly every country in the world signed it. Only Nicaragua and Syria didn’t. It differs from the Kyoto agreement of 1995 in that only industrialized countries signed that one; the Paris accords were signed by literally the entire world. And Trump wants to pull out of it.