#TakeActionTuesday 8.27.19

Aug 27, 2019

#takeactiontuesday is a weekly action tag that careaction.org started on twitter
to dedicate tuesdays to take action on issues that is important to you.
i took part on twitter and brought it onto the blog.

☾ Ways to help protect the amazon rainforest in Brazil:

  • 9 Ways to help the amazon rainforest, via: FastCompany: fastcompany.com
  • Donate here to the Rainforest Action Network: ran.org
  • Pledge solidarity with the peoples of Brazil with Amazon Watch: amazonwatch.org
  • Read up on how indigenous peoples are fighting to save their sacred land/home in Brazil, via Dazed: dazeddigital.com

☾ Mental health resources for college students going back to school, via Mashable: mashable.com

☾ If you haven't yet, register to vote: nationalvoterregistrationday.org and then help register fellow people in your community to register as well.

☾ Don't just vote; organize too: medium.com

☾ Urge your MoC's to reject funding for ICE: act.indivisible.org

☾ Detaining immigrant families indefinitely before and during the application and court processes goes against the Constitutional law process of asylum seeking in the U.S. (Article 14 of UDHR and 8 U.S. Code § 1158) -- Call your MoC's to block the indefinite detainment gag rule and follow the U.S. law Code 1158 "the right way", with this call script from 5calls: 5calls.org

☾ If you have the time and care about people of color, join the Community Justice Reform Coalition's community of color organizing call: cjactionfund.org

☾ Help immigrants who are seeking asylum with their application and court processes:

(If we want immigrants to seek asylum here "the right way," we need to help them do that and practice what we preach by enforcing 8 U.S. Code § 1158 Asylum U.S. law "the right way" as well. Two wrongs do not make a right; it makes us hypocrites. We can be better.)

☾ Help flip Seats state by state by helping Virginia to combat gerrymandering with flippable.org

☾ Defund hate week of action: defundhate.indivisible.org

Resources, action guides + call scripts provided by:

♥ How are you taking action around
your community/country this week? ♥
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