We will still send out our newsletter on Tuesday and Fridays, which will continue to have lots of actions that you can take from home!
HERE are some ideas for continuing your activism from home. Also, please check out our Take Action page. And please don’t hesitate to send us your ideas to share: firstname.lastname@example.org. We will continue to update with new opportunities as we learn about them.
We look forward to when we can gather again. Well wishes during this difficult time!
Indivisible Acton Area Steering Committee
Stand Up Against Racism
Asian Americans have been targeted by racism and xenophobia related to the coronavirus or COVID-19.
What can we do?
Report racist comments to Facebook or Twitter
Letters to the Editor - especially our local papers
PROTECT MA PRISONERS FROM COVID19
Prisoners are dying. Social distancing is not possible in the prisons, nor proper sanitation. The only way to prevent deaths among both workers and prisoners is to reduce the prison population. Prisons and jails are not equipped to isolate or treat the ill and local hospitals could end up inundated by prisoners.
Click HERE to learn how YOU can help.
Covid-19 Demands Urgent State Legislative Action!
Please click HERE to read Act On MASSS’s list of legislative actions we need MA to take, including Paid Sick Time, Voting by Mail, and much more. Also, please ask your state legislators to co-sponsor House Docket 4951, Act to Provide Short Term Relief to Families in Deep Poverty, filed on Tuesday by Rep. Marjorie Decker (Cambridge) and Sen. Sal DiDomenico (Everett).
Read Through NAACP’s Ten Equity Implications of Covid-19 Outbreak in the US.. Because of the racial and economic inequities embedded in our country’s systems, the effects of the coronavirus could be compounded for Black, Brown, Asian, and indigenous communities, as well as other population groups. The NAACP has released a resource to guide officials responsible for addressing health, economic, and other impacts, in remediating some of the issues that are disproportionately affecting communities of color.