ALL POLITICS IS LOCAL

Citizens, Rise! is a civic engagement group dedicated to Community, Knowledge, and Action. We connect our local community to experts so we can all be active and well-informed citizens.


COMMUNITY

Upcoming:
June 16, 2017, 6:45-8:30pm: Redwood City Public Library, Community Room

CAIR (Council on American-Islamic Relations) and IRC (International Refugee Commission)

Topics & Actions: Muslim Americans and refugees in Trump’s administration: Executive Orders passed, upcoming legislation, what we’re doing locally and how you can get involved. Take ACTION that night!

Recent Events:

  • May 15: Working America and how to get involved in canvassing in red and purple districts, specifically CA-10 and CA-21; a legislative advocate from Committee for Green Foothills led an environmental advocacy training
  • April 17: NRDC and The Sierra Club on greenhouse emissions, California’s water problems and solutions, and why California may be the beacon of hope in an administration hostile to environmental protection
  • March 27: ELECTION INTEGRITY with Brent Turner of CAVO, Pedro Hernandez of FairVote, and Erik Johnson of We the People
    Tues. March 7: Shahid Buttar of the Electronic Frontier Foundation: Electronic Surveillance, Law Enforcement and Your Digital Privacy

See Calendar for full list of events.


ACTION

VOLUNTEER OR WORK WITH WORKING AMERICA IN CALIFORNIA SWING DISTRICTS 10 AND 21!
SUPPORT SB188 AND SAY NO TO OFFSHORE OIL DRILLING ON OUR  SHORES