ANNOUNCEMENT: Book Group Planning

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The TP-MOB Education and Training working group is creating a Book Group in which participants will read and discuss books related to the TP-MOB statement of purpose. We anticipate that the book group will meet monthly, with the first meeting in mid-June, and the first book to be read is The New Jim Crow: Mass […]

EVENTS: Rally with Raskin and March for Climate, Jobs & Justice on April 29, and for Science April 22

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The Takoma Park Mobilization will be out in force at the People’s Climate Movement’s March for Climate, Jobs, and Justice, Saturday, April 29, but first, we’ll be at a Breakfast Reception & Rally with Rep. Jamie Raskin, 8:30 am-10 am. Will join us there and for buses heading downtown? Register at jamieraskin.com/ClimateMarch. Otherwise… gather in […]

EVENTS: Committees, Town Hall, Communities United, Marches, and More (April 17, 2017)

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There’s a lot going on in the coming weeks! This Mobilization update will cover committee meetings and gatherings and then list events of interest including upcoming marches. Takoma Park Mobilization Committee/Working Group Meetings Immigration-Muslim committee Monday, April 17, 6:45pm – 8:00pm Takoma Park Volunteer Fire Department, 7201 Carroll Ave   Spokes Council Tuesday, April 18, […]

WORKSHOP: Civil Dialogue: Building Skills to Bridge the Divide, May 13, 2017

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The Education and Training Group of Takoma Park Mobilization Presents: Civil Dialogue: Building Skills to Bridge the Divide Concerned that political polarization is dividing our society into warring tribes? Wish you could have non-adversarial discussions with people who do not share your views? Want to reach out to them to explore possible common ground, but hesitate […]

EVENTS: Islamophobia Teach-In, Communities United, Support Ossoff, Marches, and More (April 8, 2017)

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Here are a few updates, covering important events in the coming weeks. We will return with a TPM-focused newsletter next week. Tomorrow (Sunday, April 9): Islamophobia Teach-In Get information about how the government, media, entertainment industry and other institutions in our society target Muslim citizens and foster intolerance and racism. Join us as we learn […]

TEACH-IN on Islamophobia, April 9

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Islamophobia: What is it? What can we do about it? Get information about how the government, media, entertainment industry and other institutions in our society target Muslim citizens and foster intolerance and racism. Join us as we learn from speakers who are knowledgeable about the institutional nature of Islamophobia through a civil and human rights […]

TECH TRAINING: Google Apps to Support Mobilization Efforts // 3.26 @ 1pm

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Much of the good work that’s happening throughout TP Mobilization is being supported by systems inside Google Suite, especially Google Docs. We’ve heard from many members they are not comfortable working with that technology, and this free training has been created to fill those technology knowledge gaps! Where: Historic Takoma 7328 Carroll Ave, Takoma Park, […]

ACTION ALERT: Ask Governor Hogan to Oppose Repeal of Medicaid Expansion

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The Republicans recently introduced their bill to “repeal and replace” Obamacare, and it’s rapidly moving through Congress. It would eliminate the Medicaid expansion, which currently covers more than 10 million low income Americans. Maryland is a Medicaid expansion state, yet Governor Hogan is one of the few Republican governors not advocating for keeping the program […]