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San Francisco: Protest for Voting Rights & Economic Justice at Sen. Feinstein Office
Date Monday July 26
Time 1:30 PM - 2:15 PM
Event Type Protest
Organizer/AuthorCA PPC, National PPC, and partners
Location Details
Outside Senator Feinstein's Office, 1 Post Street, San Francisco, CA 94104; or join online actions & livestream w/ ASL & closed captions

Masks required. Follow all current COVID safety guidelines: https://www.sfdph.org/dph/alerts/coronavirus.asp
Join the California Poor People’s Campaign and partners in San Francisco to demand that
U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein pledge to:

1. End the filibuster
2. Pass all provisions of the For the People Act
3. Fully restore the 1965 Voting Rights Act
4. Raise the federal minimum wage to $15/hr

Location: Outside Senator Feinstein's Office, 1 Post Street, San Francisco, CA 94104

Date & Time: Monday, July 26 @ 1:30 PM - 2:15 PM PT

Register & info here: https://actionnetwork.org/events/season-of-nonviolent-moral-direct-action-in-san-francisco

Online actions & livestream/recording @ 5 pm PT here: https://action.poorpeoplescampaign.org/


Over 140 million people are poor or one emergency away from economic ruin, including more than 70 million women of all races, gender, and sexual orientations and faith traditions. Yet, the surge of voter participation in 2018 and 2020 - including among poor and low-wage voters - created majorities in the House and Senate that claimed to want to move the country forward.

These majorities, the result of many years of organizing, were built on claims to embrace policies that enjoy overwhelming popular support: federal protection of voting rights,
a $15 minimum wage, universal access to healthcare, comprehensive immigration reform and investment in sustainable infrastructure.

But none of these policies have been enacted because of an extremist minority in the Senate who are using the non-constitutional filibuster to block this constitutional and popular mandate to establish justice and provide for the general welfare.

Therefore, the Poor People’s Campaign and partners are targeting all U.S. Senators in all states regardless of party. Senator Dianne Feinstein has defended the filibuster. She has not committed to abolish it. Senator Alex Padilla is committed to vote for each of these fundamental demands.


CA & National Organizations:

CA Poor People's Campaign
National Poor People's Campaign
Employees International Union (SEIU)
Black Voters Matter
Forward Justice
National Welfare Rights Union
Red Letter Christians
Indivisible
Rainbow Push Coalition,
Samuel DeWitt Proctor Conference
Sunrise Movement
Women's March
and others

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CALL TO ACTION

The PPC released a letter to US senators demanding an end to the filibuster rule.

LETTER STATES: “The filibuster has been used to block civil rights, labor rights, voting rights, living wages, healthcare access, especially for poor and low-wealth Black, Brown, White, Asian and Indigenous people. The filibuster continues to facilitate idolatrous policy platforms about who deserves to thrive and who does not.”

Californians can, with a few clicks, send the letter directly to Senators Padilla and Feinstein.

Join in emailing this letter to our senators to demand an end to the filibuster (easy peasy!):
https://actionnetwork.org/letters/call-to-conscience-dont-filibuster-democracy


Or, call or email them directly to demand:

1. End the filibuster
2. Pass all provisions of the For the People Act
3. Fully restore the 1965 Voting Rights Act
4. Raise the federal minimum wage to $15/hr.

Click here to call: https://action.poorpeoplescampaign.org/call/

Email or direct phone numbers here:

Senator Dianne Feinstein: https://www.feinstein.senate.gov/public/index.cfm/e-mail-me
Phone: (415) 393-0707
Fax: (415) 393-0710

Senator Alex Padilla: https://www.padilla.senate.gov/
Phone (202) 224 – 3553
Fax (202) 224 – 2200
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