The all-male Senate healthcare caucus is working behind closed doors to decide the future of healthcare. This is an unconscionable process, but this is the ground we are forced to fight on. So in addition to the multitude of calls you have been making, we are stepping it up in the following ways. Every single … More Defeat TrumpCare: Plan of Attack
Guest Post from Missoula Resistance Library (Image credit: Sorvala) Dear Resistance Members, Are you currently: Writing a letter to your editor and need data to back up your argument? Looking for information to share with your representative? Wondering how to verify if a news story is based in reality or alternative-facts? Trying to figure … More Have Questions? Ask Your Friendly Missoula Resistance Librarian!
Many of our local organizations are financially strained or face uncertain financial certainty. What do we do about it? Step up, protect our non-profits through financial giving and volunteering and continue protect our community members. One option is through Civic Tithing. Civic tithing is from the Old English term for “one-tenth”, tithing has traditionally meant … More CIVIC TITHING & COMMUNITY EMPOWERMENT INITIATIVE
We need you to take 5 minutes call. Here’s why. The healthcare repeal bill will: Include over $800 BILLION in cuts to Medicaid, 23 million people will lose health coverage. Provide massive tax breaks to the wealthy and 1%. Seniors, children and people with disabilities will lose valuable funding. Nursing homes and group homes … More NATIONAL CALL-IN DAY TO SAVE MEDICARE & HEALTHCARE: Wednesday, June 14th.
Hey Missoula! Just checking in to make sure that we are all still up in our Members of Congress’ business on the important issues below. Doesn’t matter if you’ve already called on these issues. Once is not enough. Daily is what gets us there. Remember, our voices equal votes the next time they are up … More Daily Resistance is Key
The special election yesterday highlighted how polarized our communities have become. I’ve already seen several Risers suggest proactive responses that make me proud to be a member of this group. THANK YOU to everyone who helps make our resistance an inspiring, affirming, and fiercely optimistic source of positive energy during these challenging times! I wanted … More Feeling Frustrated? This “Un-Conference” Can Help!
Hello Missoula! I wanted to throw a little bit of positive energy and focus your way as we head into the weekend. First, thank you for your continued commitment and bravery as we keep moving forward. I mean let’s face it: this is tiring. And it is something new every single day. And that “something … More Til the Love Runs Out
Although there is currently a Washington DC melt-down going on…we still have the looming health care issue to focus on. This is not an issue that Montanans can afford to put on the back burner. JOIN US this Sunday for a HEALTH CARE FOR ALL Rally. This is a joint community effort that will reflect … More Health Care for All Rally: Sunday, 1:00 Caras Park
Missoula Rises Monthly Meeting tomorrow night at 6:00 – 7:30 pm in the Community Room at Imagine Nation Brewing. Special Guest, Shawn Reagor from MHRN will be joining us. 🙂 On the Agenda: 1. Subgroup Updates a. Media: Anne Anne W. Hanson? b. Dem Process & Legislative Watch (DPLW) Mary Coar? c. Education & Kindness … More Missoula Rises Monthly Meeting: Thursday, May 18th 6:00 pm
Democracy. Transparency. Accountability. These are the reasonable expectations of Montanans. Senator Daines sorely let us down yesterday when he pledged his full support to Trump’s decision to fire Comey and rejected the request for a Special Investigation. This has gone far past party politics. We need to come together, sound the alarm and demand Senator … More Sound the Alarm
Tomorrow night Missoula Rises is partnering up with Montana Women Vote to write pretty little Mother’s Day postcards to Senator Daines. Women will be sending him postcards telling him what access to healthcare means to us. Not a mom? Not a woman? No worries, he needs to hear from you too. We will have this, … More Civic Action Work Party!! Join Us!
Well, yesterday was disheartening, if not devastating for a lot of us. I think there is a deep sense of betrayal and hopelessness that accompanied the GOPs decision to push forward TrumpCare to the Senate. We have heard it won’t pass the Senate. But I feel less certain these days about our government doing right … More Empowerment Through Love: Let’s Take Down TrumpCare