NEW this week
Progress NC is doing voter registration. (919) 855-2401 (from Gray)
"Forward Together" song written & performed by Bett Padgett (from Gary)
NC Election Connection a source of materials, great links, basic voter info, forms. Coming soon: voter guide for Wake County Board of Education candidates guide (responses from the candidates)
B&Vs for Justice: Breakfast and Voter Registration. The group plans to get together every Saturday between Sept. 7 and the November 2014 election (!) to do door-to-door voter registration. They meet from 8:30-9:30am at Piebird restaurant for breakfast. This community-building start to the day has been important in keeping the group going when energy flags or discouragement overwhelms. At 9:30 they load up cars for several hours of voter registration. On the 7th they may be going to Harnett County! You don’t have to commit to going each week, but you are bound to find some others going any week you show up at Piebird.
Forward Together/Moral Mondays news: NAACP NC Facebook page (anyone can see this)
Voter registration kit by Democracy NC (from Joan)
Sign up to be an election official (from Jane)
Article in Huffington Post: “9 Ways to Organize the Next Civil Rights Movement” (from Gary)
Editorial in Wall Street Journal: “Why Are North Carolina Liberals So @&%*! Angry?” (Is this the correct article, Laura?)
“No Labels”: non-partisan group working on collaborative government solutions, mentioned by Laura this morning
Rev. Barber's speech at the Wild Goose Festival (from Joan)
Contact Jane Smith if you have a resource you'd like to add to the list.