#theResistance for the week ahead

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#theResistance - Joey Neill
Joey Neill

Don't burn out; #theResistance has your back. Here's what you can do — in person, via email, or by phone — to be a part of it.

All week long:

[THURS 09] Attend the ACLU trainings, How to Engage With Your Legislators #2” and Connect! Showing Up for Racial Justice. 6 p.m. and 7 p.m., respectively. Please register online to get the location.

[FRI 10] If you haven’t already, register to receive Action Together Tampa Bay’s newsletter

[SAT 11] At Planned Parenthood’s request, please do not stage a counter-protest at any of their locations. Instead, contact Action Together Tampa Bay to get training as a Planned Parenthood escort for anyone going to that Planned Parenthood for care. Also, head to the Health Care Reform Listening Session held by Congressman Gus Bilirakis. West Pasco Government Center, 8731 Citizens Dr., New Port Richey. 10 a.m.-12 p.m. 

[SUN 12] Hit ‘em where it hurts. Go to breitbart.com and take a screenshot of an ad. Tweet it to the company advertising with a polite request that you will no longer do business with them if they continue to advertise on Breitbart. Tag @slpng_giants.

[MON 13] Call Florida Senator Marco Rubio and tell him you support the ACA and don’t want to see lifetime limits or pre-existing condition clauses. Please give your ZIP code and tell him that you vote. 202-224-3041 or rubio.senate.gov.

[TUES 14] Head to the East Hillsborough County Democratic Club to see how you can work to get more dems in office next election. 4330 Bell Shoals Rd., Valrico. 4:30 p.m.

[WED 15] Tell Mayors Rick Kriseman (St. Pete) and Bob Buckhorn (Tampa) you appreciate their support of sanctuary for people who want to be Americans. Kriseman: 727-893-7201; @Kriseman. Buckhorn: 813-274-8211 @BobBuckhorn. Give your name and zip code if you’re registered to vote in their city.

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Cathy Salustri

Cathy's portfolio includes pieces for Visit Florida, USA Today and regional and local press. In 2016, UPF published Backroads of Paradise, her travel narrative about retracing the WPA-era Florida driving tours that was featured in The New York Times. Cathy speaks about Florida history for the Osher Lifelong Learning...
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