Keep Engaged

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Saturday, October 8, 10am to 12 noon.

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October 3, 2022


Next ProWo meeting: Tuesday, October 11, 10am via Zoom Zoom link with RSVP. Agenda: 1/ What are you anxious about? Midterms, Supreme Court, rise of fascism? Let's hear where we are and support each other. 2/ The paperback release of Lucy's book, The Misconceivers, is underway! Let's talk about the options we have to support Lucy. Order your copy now!

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Keep Engaged: October 3, 2022

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Writers Needed!

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We have been asked to write Letters to the Editor on behalf of Secretary of State candidate Stephanie Thomas and to support Early Voting. These letters can be powerful influencers in elections. We have all of the information you need, including sample letters that you can personalize. Remember the corollary to “Showing Up” is “Put Yourself Out There!” Email prowo462@gmail.com for all of the details!

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Join ROAR's Abortion Rally

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Join R.O.A.R. on Saturday, October 8, 10am to 12noon, to help send the message: Women demand our rights. This event is part of the National Day of Action sponsored by the national Women's March. Corner of Farmington Ave & N. Main, West Hartford. Bring a sign, or use one of their extras! RSVP Shout out to R.O.A.R. for being there every Saturday morning this fall! Your support would uplift them.

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Lawn Signs

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Show your support for your favorite local legislator! Contact the campaign, and they will deliver a lawn sign to you. You can find links to their campaigns here.

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Shout Out to Charlotte!

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ProWo member Charlotte has been working full time for her brother, Les Gara, who is running for Governor of Alaska. Alaska has ranked choice voting, and Les is trying to unseat Republican Gov. Mike Dunleavy. It looks like the race is close! You can support Les.

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Letter writing

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The Pen Power Project is the CT Against Gun Violence get-out-the-vote campaign to elect candidates who put the safety of our communities above the "guns everywhere" agenda of the NRA. Please sign up and let CAGV know how many letters you're willing to write between now and Election Day (they’ll email a PDF with pre-formatted letters and the names of voters to mail). Click here or text 'letters' to 72572 to sign up now.

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Canvass

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Where are our intrepid ProWo members? Lucy is organizing a canvassing expedition for our PA candidates. Fri., Nov. 4 - Mon., Nov. 7, or thereabouts. Check out Lucy's fantastic video introduction to canvassing.

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Knock for Kate

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With Kate's opponent knocking doors, we can’t let up on hitting the streets. Weekend Doorknock Days: Saturday October 8, Sunday October 16, and Saturdays October 22, October 29. and November 5. Email Field Manager Natalie, natalie@kateforct.com, to sign up! Also launched: Monday Night Calls for Kate! You’ll join virtually over Zoom at 6 PM to get all the instructions you need to reach voters across the 20th District, then make phone calls from the comfort of your couch! Again, email Natalie at natalie@kateforct.com to sign up.

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Support Jahana

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The campaign is canvassing every Saturday from 10am to 1pm in Farmington and Canton. Contact Shannon Knall shannon@jahanahayes.com. Virtual phone banks also run every day. Sign up.

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LWV CT Debates

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Click here for the schedule of candidate debates sponsored by the League of Women Voters CT. Next one is Tuesday, October 4, 8pm.

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Featured Article The 3 Types of Election-Denying Republicans Running for Secretary of State New York Times, September 26, 2022 This article features Dominic Rapini, Connecticut’s Republican secretary of state nominee, who will damage democracy even if he loses. Read this opinion article.

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