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
Missoula! Big News!! Missoula Rises will be hosting a 5k Run/Walk on July 1st. We all know how Missoula just loves a fun run. ❤ Community members of all walks of life, ethnicities, religions, and sexual orientations will RISE UP together across the nation for the world’s largest running/walking event. With a collective voice of … More Rise Up 5K!
Hey Missoula, please feel free to cut/paste and share widely this post. It is imperative that all citizens, regardless of party, know how and where to vote. Below is that information. I will update with Missoula County polling locations as soon as they are available. Please SHARE. Please VOTE. It is essential to our democracy. … More Missoula County Voting Information – Special Election
Reminder: Our Education and Kindness Subgroup is meeting tomorrow (April 29) at 10:00 – Liquid Planet at Book Exchange. Do you want to take part in spreading our message in the schools and through our community? This is your group! This is the group that helped bring Diversity Week back to the schools. Interested in … More Education & Kindness Subgroup Meeting: April 29th @ 10:00 am