#theResistance March 9-16

How to resist tyranny this week: A day-by-day guide.

#theResistance March 9-16
Joey Neill

[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.

[SAT 11] If you’ve ever entertained thoughts of holding office, head to the Ruth’s List “You Should Run” Workshop. Ruth’s List educates and supports pro-choice women who run for office. This meeting’s guest speaker is State House Rep Janet Cruz. 10 a.m. Location TBD. $25.

[SUN 12] Resistance fatigue setting in? Mark Anthony Johnson, Director of Health and Wellness at Dignity and Power Now in Los Angeles, will lead a virtual workshop in strategies and actions to build personal and collective resilience for the resistance. 8-11 p.m. RSVP suggested.

[TUES 14] Rally in Tally: Tell Florida legislators that our ocean, waves, and beaches matter. Join the Surfrider Foundation in Tallahassee to educate lawmakers on single-use plastics, water quality monitoring and other topics of salty significance. Florida State Capitol Building, Tallahassee. 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

[WED 15] It’s Ides of Trump. Mail the White House a postcard expressing opposition to 45. Part of a larger initiative; the goal is every postcard with a March 15 postmark. 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. N.W., Washington, DC, 20500.

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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