United We Stand, Divided We Fall. Thursday, October 18, 2018 Playfair Park. 2:30 pm to 6:00 pm. Together we stand as a community unified against the messages of hate Trump spreads. We empower ourselves to take control of our democracy and hit the polls. We stand together as Americans and Montanans. 2:30 – 4:30 pm … More Love Trumps Hate: We Connect. We Rally. We March
Need some inspiration? Hold on to your hats. One of Missoula Rises most active subgroups, is the Youth Action Subgroup. This group is fully organized by high school students. And these students have been dedicated and rockin the youth organizing throughout the spring and summer. While school was in session, throughout their final exams, and … More Join Missoula Rises Youth Action Subgroup!
For those of you who could not make it to the Protest on Wednesday, posted here are the official statements and commitments from our elected officials. We reached out, applied pressure where necessary, and asked them to provide us with their positions on ICE racial profiling in Montana and Trump’s Zero Tolerance Policy. Thank … More Elected Official Statements from Missoula Protest: No Human is Illegal. No Child Expendable.
GET AMPLIFY 1. Use your phone to go to http://www. getamplify.org/iphone http://Www. getamplify.org/android 2. Press ‘Create New Account’ to sign up, and enter an email address and password 3. Enter the invite code: 289-029-004 4. Take an action & cheer others on! We update these nearly daily. We provide you with current actions to take, the … More GET AMPLIFY TO TAKE ACTION!
Last week, Karen Wickersham and I had the opportunity to meet with KECI Station Manager, Tamy Wagner, and Local News Director, Chris Avery. They requested that the conversation be kept off record and we honor that request. However, we do need to let all of you know that KECI has rejected the written proposal … More UPDATE RE: SINCLAIR & LOCAL NEWS
So I’ve been hesitating on sharing this podcast for many reasons. Mostly because revolutionary love is complicated. It’s mocked. It can sound cliche. I don’t fully understand it. Revolutionary love feels impossible. And like its expending energy we don’t have toward a divide that cannot be mended, or even breached. The people behind the NRA … More Revolutionary Love in a Time of Rage ❤️🔥
First, we understand that the actions listed below will have potential detrimental impacts on our local station and its employees. Like most of you, we care about them and their livelihoods. That being said, to make change happen, it is not comfortable or painless. That is why the change comes about. In this circumstance, … More URGENT ACTION RE: SINCLAIR BROADCASTING
Missoula!! We are inching closer to this forum actually happening! We are very much looking forward to this conversation between UM leadership, including President Bodnar and Coach Hauck, and community members. This is a much needed conversation. After working with all these panelists, I am confident we will have a thorough, transparent, but productive discussion … More Tackling Sexism: A Community Conversation with UM Leadership
Hey Missoula! We hope you can join us for this forum. This is a really unique opportunity for us to address these issues and have a balanced conversation with representation from the University of Montana, specifically UM Griz Head Football Coach, Bobby Hauck. Having these people at the same table provides us with the ability … More Tackling Sexism: A Missoula Rises Forum with the University of Montana Football Head Coach, Bobby Hauck
Updated Women’s Marches/Rallies on January 20, 2018 around Montana! 1. Montana Women’s March Anniversary Celebration: Missoula. Starting at Noon at the XXXX’s and marching down Higgins to Caras Park. https://www.facebook.com/events/570410086640783/ 2. Helena Area Women’s March starting at 11 am (on Sixth Avenue at the far north side of the Capitol Complex, near the “MONTANA in flowers” … More Women’s Marches Across Montana: Celebrating a Year of Activism and Taking our Power to the Polls.
Who wants to show their Missoula Rises pride?! 🙋🏾♀️🙋🏼♀️🙋🏽♂️🙋🏻♂️ We have hundreds pins & car magnets. Put them on, then keep an eye out for your fellow Risers and throw up a ✊🏽 when you do. Large pin: $1.00 Small pin: $0.50 or 3 for $1.00 Car magnet: $2.00 Pick up after 2:00 pm Tuesday, … More 🌈❤️SWAG ALERT🌈❤️
We are working hard to put together an incredible celebration of activists who have worked so hard this year to better our Community, State and Nation. I cannot even tell you how LONG the list of proposed speakers was for this event. It was incredibly hard to narrow it down. Which speaks volumes about the … More Ordinary Women Doing Extraordinary Work