It’s August 7, 2017. Do you know where your Events Roundup is? Right here, that’s where. Read on!

Small Steps

Our founder and fearless leader Nina Vyedin wrote a piece that was featured on the main Indivisible blog. She was also quoted in a New York Times story about Resistance School, which several of us attended earlier in the summer.

Indivisible Somerville’s own resident power couple, Zayda Ortiz and Keith Bernard, hit up town halls for Rep. Katherine Clark and Sen. Elizabeth Warren. We’ll be posting a full report from them later today. In the meantime, here is some photographic proof:

If you missed Community Hours at Becca’s place on Saturday, you missed, among other things, a sneak peak at our website redesign-in-progress and an exciting mini-meeting of the #ChoosingBattles lab — not to mention the usual scintillating snacks and delectable discussion.


Two lab meetings triumphantly return this week after a week off. #Writing is back, from 7 to 8 pm on Tuesday, at 6 Shady Hill Sq in Cambridge. #Action reclaims its usual time and place, 10 am to noon on Friday at the Somerville Public Library.

In between those — on Thursday 8/10, from 6 to 8pm at the Green Room — Family Lab has its second ever meeting! This month they’ll be focusing on defining what activism means our group, and what issues we should tackle moving forward. Come by to share your ideas and let them know how Family Lab can serve YOU!

Governor Baker’s latest Trumpian anti-immigrant move — filing state legislation that would force local and state law enforcement to collaborate with ICE in deporting immigrants in our communities — has earned him swift backlash. This week provides you with at least two chances to get out on the streets and join a chorus of condemnation right in front of the State House, where the powers that be will hear it loud and clear. On Tuesday 8/8 at noon, the ACLU of Massachusetts and Mass Jobs With Justice are holding a “No Ban No Wall” rally
(optional signup form here). The next day, Wednesday 8/9, at 11 am, Centro Presente and the Brazilian Worker Center are rallying behind the cry that Immigrant Rights and Human Rights Are Not Negotiable!

Community Hours will be held on Saturday 8/12 from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm, at 6 Shady Hill Sq in Cambridge.


The next monthly meeting of #Creative will be on Thursday, 8/17, from 7 – 9 PM.

The next Indivisible social meetup will be on the evening of Thursday, 8/24. The Indo is closed for renovations this month, so location TBA.

Note: Our last Events Roundup erroneously noted that the Org Meetings had switched to a bimonthly schedule, and the next one would be held on August 24. In fact, we’re now doing Org Meetings once every three months, so the next one won’t be until October. Sorry for any confusion. We’ll keep you posted with more details as the event gets closer.


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