Category Archives: solidarity

Advocacy works. Pat yourselves on the back, read awesome feedback from legislators and organizations, and get ready for whatever comes next

To all of you who made calls, clicked through and read our posts, read other groups calls to action, made calls, shared with friends, and remained persistent, it worked. Advocacy, speaking out, speaking up, communicating with legislators, works. And, if you have yet to make a call, you can see now that it makes a difference. There is more to

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Resistance may be good for you! The Balancing Act: Women’s March and a little advice from the experts

Taking Care while you Take Action Reflect and Resist About half-way through a recent conference call with one of the national organizations working on resistance, a guest speaker was introduced, he invited all 40 thousand + people to practice breathing exercises. “Who has time for this!?” I thought to myself. But his voice was soothing and I began doing the

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Helpful resources and background on the GOP’s efforts to ‘Repeal and Replace’ the ACA (Obamacare)

Be sure to visit our: CALL TO ACTION: Save healthcare or yes, people will die, unnecessarily So far, different aspects of this bill have passed through two committees in the house, with little fanfare and without the numbers that revealed the true costs that were released by the GOP-lead Congressional Budget Office.  If there is more information we will create

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It’s an important question: What do I wear to a protest march in January?

Thousands of women are committed to march in solidarity in Washington DC and around the country – on a January day. Here in MA our march will be in Boston and we can expect similar weather. This article has received a lot of attention because women are creatures of preparation. The author has updated it after receiving even more information

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Appalling silence can’t mask a gathering roar

(shared with us and published in the Cape Cod Times) By Janet Murphy Robertson An unapologetic disseminator of hate will soon roam the halls of the White House as “chief strategist and senior counselor.” Left to stand, this appointment will be a moral stain on our country and an omen of much more to come. It transforms the president-elect’s campaign

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Feminist Scholars: The Election of Donald Trump

A statement from those who study, research, educate, and write about women, women’s issues, women’s history etc. A STATEMENT BY FEMINIST SCHOLARS ON THE ELECTION OF DONALD TRUMP AS PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES On Tuesday, November 8, 2016, a sizeable minority of the U.S. electorate chose to send billionaire Donald Trump, an avowed sexist and an unrepentant racist, who

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Knit, crochet or sew a cap for women marching in Jan. 21 march in DC

(Thanks to Naomi Keeling of Falmouth for bringing this to our attention!) Help support women marching in Washington D.C. on January 21 by knitting, crocheting or sewing a cap and sending a message! The Pussyhat Project includes a downloadable pdf with a pattern: The Women’s March on Washington D.C. is happening January 21, 2017! The Pussyhat Project launched Thanksgiving weekend! As

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Community Forum: Threats to liberties, rights and our planet, post-election

Join us for a public forum:“Come Together, Act Together: Protecting Ourselves, Our Neighbors, Our Civil Liberties and Our Planet Post-Election,” Thursday, December 15, at 7 PM in the Hermann Foundation Meeting Room at Falmouth Public Library. This community conversation will address the immediate threats our community faces and what specific responses and actions community members might take locally, working together

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Our Selfish Loss – December 2017

It is a self-absorbed lament, but the feelings are real and I believe there are many women feeling the same way, especially women of a certain age.We fear this new government will abandon our country’s cultural diversity envied throughout the world; that racism, nationalism, bigotry, misogyny and xenophobia will be the forces that control policy and become our foundation. We worry that …

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