Post-meeting notes and actions!

Announcement: ICM has a personal match for the first $300 in donations for stamps! Donate now for stamps and supplies: Click Here

  1. Vote Forward : Michelle Inness is leading our Vote Forward letter writing effort. Letters to GA and AZ.Come and get your Vote Forward packets (letters, envelopes, instructions) from the box on the front porch at
  2. Michelle Inness’ house:

Terri Debolock’s house:

ICM has already done 3,000 Vote Forward letters. These will be mailed in October. We are stockpiling them NOW.  Let’s match our effort of two years ago of 37,000! (We will have some funds for stamps too!

  1. Kathy Foldes is leading our postcarding effort. ICM is committed to doing 2,000 Reclaim Our Vote postcards before the Florida primaries and then a campaign to either TX or GA for the mid-term elections directly after the Florida postcards. We are also doing partisan postcarding through Activate America in swing state races.

ICM mailed over 1100 in support of Sen Warnock (GA), 600 for Cheri Beasley (NC) and 125 for Josh Harder (CA). Now on to Reclaim our Vote postcards for Florida where Val Demings challenges Marco Rubio and Charlie Crist is running for against De Santis (“don’t say gay” governor).

  •  Email to let me know how many Reclaim our Vote or Activate America postcards you want
  • Tell your friends and get them to email too so that we expand our reach.
  1. Discussion on gun violence with Dr. Lisa Reynolds- get initiative petitions to gather signatures on IP-17 Reduction of Gun Violence Act – Safer gun owners; less lethal ammunition from Lift Every Voice Click Here
  2. Ideas from ICM for expanding our reach while ma king our activities fun (all with RSVPs so we can have the right supplies)
  3. Have an ICM meeting outside with the focus on writing letters and postcards
  4. “Be My ICM Date”; Small group gatherings at local cafes. Note that Insomnia Café just opened in Cedar Mill. (preferably at a table outside).
  5. Have an event at a local park for writing letters and postcards
  6. Self-organize with friends to write letters and postcards- your house, favorite café or park
  7. Involving young people- Priscilla and Jenny will do Instagram outreach to the Sunset High Climate Justice group

How you can help make it happen!

    1.  Pick up packets for yourself and your friends!
    2. We are looking for hosts to reserve an outside table at a nearby café and invite ICM members to write letters/postcards there on a certain date and time. Can you host?
    3. Volunteer for setting up/take down tables and chairs at park locations for ICM letter and postcard writing
    4. Ask your friends to gather for letter writing at your house or a café.
    5.  Invite a young person in your family to gather with their friends and write.
    6. Donate money for stamps!
    7. Come to ICM meetings- get inspired and energized