Be #theResistance (Mar. 2-9)

Ways to be engaged and #resist, from making phone calls to donating to attending meetings.

Be #theResistance (Mar. 2-9)
Joey Neill
[THURS 2] Postcard Party at Community Cafe Write postcards to your congress people and other government officials about concerns, including but not limited to: women’s rights, refugee concerns, LGBT rights, BLM, climate change, DAPL, and others. Donation jar to help cover the cost of postage. Bring any postcards. Community Cafe, 2444 Central Ave., St. Pete. 6 p.m.

[FRI 03] Download the 5 Calls app (available from the Apple Store and Google Play). This app dials the phone for you and gives you talking points for calling your elected representative. As Michael Moore says, “A call a day keeps the Trump away.”

[SAT 04] Help Action Together Tampa Bay create an action plan. Lake Seminole Park, Shelter #10, 10015 Park Blvd. N., Seminole. 3-5 p.m.

[SUN 05] The All Americans, All Faiths, All Families Pot Luck Picnic celebrates America’s diversity as all cultures come together to meet, eat and show their solidarity. MacFarlane Park, 1700 N. MacDill Ave., Tampa. Shelters 406 and 407. 12-5 p.m.

[MON 06] Our juvenile justice system can set kids up for a life of failure based on one mistake. The Criminal Justice Committee of Tampa will meet and offer education and action items for everyone to help change this. 3105 W. Waters Ave., #107, Tampa. 6:30-9 p.m.

[TUES 07] Attend the Democrat Progressive Caucus of Tampa Bay’s monthly meeting. John F. Germany Public Library, 900 N. Ashely Dr., Tampa. 7-9 p.m.

[WED 08] Celebrate International Women's Day with a panel discussion, hosted by the Women's Council. Panelists include Jane Castor, former Tampa Police Chief, Rita Lowman, Executive VP and COO of Pilot Bank and Sandy Freedman, former Tampa mayor. Centre Club Tampa, 123 S. Westshore Blvd., 8th floor. 3:45-6 p.m.

[THURS 09] Support Planned Parenthood at the Planned Parenthood Dinner and Silent Auction in Sarasota. Dinner, drinks and a silent auction with like minded people. $200; $75 for those under 30. Hyatt Regency Sarasota, 1000 Boulevard of the Arts, Sarasota. 6-9 p.m.

About The Author

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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