How Do We Step Up for Election Day?

The coming mid-term election holds special significance. We can be sure that our natural world, our lives, and our communities will be affected by the outcome. How do we step up for election day? What can you do? How can you help? We all share the responsibility for what happens next–at this election and in future generations.

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Joyous Persistence

Founded by West Marin's own Susie Buell, Joyous Persistence started as a San Francisco gathering of strong and like-minded women who were dismayed at the results of the 2014 election and wanted…

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The Indivisible Project

Launched after Donald Trump’s election, Indivisible became a nationwide movement of thousands of volunteer-led local groups that engage in progressive advocacy and electoral work at the local, state, and national level.…

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Women Rising Rooted: Sharon Blackie

In September, we hosted Celtic Author and Storyteller Sharon Blackie in Point Reyes Station for two events. This three-part video series is a record of Sharon's Friday evening presentation as well as…

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Recommended Reading: Election Day

Call Them by Their True Names; American Crises (and Essays) by Rebecca Solnit

This Radical Land; A Natural History of American Dissent by Daegan Miller

On the Other Side of Freedom: The Case For Hope by Deray McKesson

The Common Good by Robert Reich

Climate Justice: Hope, Resilience, and the Fight for a Sustainable Future by Mary Robinson

Food from the Radical Center: Healing Our Land and Communities by Gary Paul Nabhan

Human Planet: How We Created the Anthropocene by Simon L. Lewis, Mark A. Maslin

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