RESIST! ACTIONS, LISTS, LINKS for pushing back against DT and holding him/his administration accountable. A helpful resource for the activist in all of us.


Thanks to Lynne Wasly for compiling the list.

The list focuses on local (Marin/Sonoma/SF Bay Area) and national groups and actions. It includes progressive grassroots, non-profits, non-affiliated and Democratic party affiliated groups, providing info, support and actions – with a focus on the latter. Find what most speaks to you, sign-up and get to work!


~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Good places to start – Calendars, Lists, Resources 1. Resistance Calendar: dates and provides info on rallies and other events – city, state and nation-wide events. You can also add your own events.

  1. Indivisible Guide – list of local groups and weekly actions: to download the Indivisible Guide:
  2. Daily Actions – Daily texts with a focus/action Resisting extremism in America one phone call at a time
  3. Popular Resistance Resist – Daily Movement news and resistance actions, calendar
  4. Michael Moore’s Easy-to-Follow 10-Point Plan to Stop Trump “Do these ten things and Trump will be toast”
  5. Organizing for America – List of actions (phone banking, etc.) and events will in your area
  6. Action Against Trump Concrete actions/resources including survival ideas
  7. Rally and Protest list – across the country
  8. The Weekly Action Checklist for Americans of Conscience Sign-up to receive:…/weekly-action-checklist-demo…/
  9. Movement 2017 – Platform for progressive donors – big and small. Features local and key national groups, organizations and resistance networks.
  10. Resistance Near Me – In partnership with Town Hall Project, Resistance Near Me is a hub for progressive local #resistactions, designed for you to find any public event, rally, town hall, protest… near you + info to contact your member of Congress.


Postcards, Phone Calls, Texting, Town Halls, Petitions… 5 Calls – Make your voice heard – Download App Turn your passive participation into active resistance. Facebook likes and Twitter retweets can’t create the change you want to see. Calling your Government on the phone can. Take 5 minutes and make 5 calls

Resist Bot – Write Congress in under 2 minutes Text the word RESIST to Resistbot on Telegram, Messenger, Twitter or to 50409 on SMS and will find out who represents you in Congress, and deliver your message to them in under 2 minutes. No downloads or apps required

Rapid Resist – The resistance text-bank This effort turns out crowds at a moment’s notice to persuade the lawmakers and voters that can make or break Trump’s agenda. Rapid Resist was founded in February 2017 to leverage blue state energy in support of resistance work across the country. Their theory of change is that local organizing efforts will build the long-term people power necessary to stop autocracy. We have the capacity to build those organizations now, long before the 2018 elections.

Postcards To Voters – On-going postcard campaigns. Postcards to Voters are friendly, handwritten reminders from volunteers to targeted voters giving Democrats a winning edge in close, key races coast to coast.

Mom’s Rising – GOTV Postcard Campaign…

Swing Left – Postcards to Voters in California On-going postcard campaigns.

Rogan’s List – Daily Actions

Weekly Actions to Resist Trump – Phoning Sign up to receive a weekly call to action in your inbox. Calling our legislators is one of our most important tools to stand up to Donald Trump and his administration. But a lot of us are feeling a little overwhelmed by so many different issues and asks to call about. Every week we’ll post a new action of the week here, and make it super easy for you to get the information and a script to help you call.

Begin a Petition – Through Move-On Bend the Arc Jewish Action – Coordinated w/ MoveOn List of Town Hall meetings (by Zip Code)…/resist-recess/search/… Town Hall Tool Kit: Town Hall Project 2018 – is a progressive , volunteer-based initiative working to identify and promote upcoming Congressional forums nationwide. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Upcoming Marches/Rallies – National/Regional January 19 – Women’s March On Washington and across the country Rally List – Find protests and rallies across the country and let your voice be heard: ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Local: Marin/Bay Area/California Resist Action and Support Groups Marin County Resistance: Indivisible Marinites organizing under the Indivisible banner to fight Trump and his racist band of cronies. Indivisible tells us the most effective way is to apply constant pressure on our elected representatives, from town council to hospital board to governor. Ultra Violet Marin A local chapter of a growing community of people mobilized to fight sexism and create a more inclusive world that accurately represents all women, from politics and government to media and pop culture. Currently focusing on the 2018 election Marin Resists “Marin resistance to the Washington Abomination” – Focuses on both local and statewide actions. Great local resource. Indivisible Marin An active coalition of citizens committed to protecting American values of inclusion, equality, and justice. Sign up on website for their e-newsletter and to learn more about the group’s activities/actions. Mill Valley Community Action Network MV/Southern Marin residents standing up for American values and democracy. Group works to promote equality, tolerance and just solutions to problems that have contributed to Trump’s rise, using lobbying and peaceful protest, etc. available in our democracy. Indivisible Marin/Sonoma Team Pi Located in Novato, CA. We love Pie and Pi is Indivisible. Novato Stands United Focus on supporting undocumented residents/workers. We are the best of Novato. We live here. We work here. We attend public schools here. We raise our children here and we send them to our schools. We are citizens and we are undocumented, and we all have the same goal: to stand up and do what is right for our children, for our community, for our country, and for our world. Nasty Classy Women A web of friends focused on effective ACTION against the current administration. Share ideas for action items and always aspire to be kind. Beautiful men welcome. Novato Peaceful Support Group A place for Novatans to reach out to others in need of support and caring during these troubled times. Though primarily support, it also has some actions particularly around supporting our Muslim neighbors. Organizing for Action Marin OFA Marin is one of over 250 grassroots OFA chapters across the country. Their volunteers have been standing up and taking on the big fights for social justice, basic fairness, equal rights, and expanding opportunity. Actions/events include phone banking, trainings, reaching out into Marin’s diverse communities and more. ofamarin.org United Marin Rising – Coalition group Engages Marin residents through education and social political actions to achieve social, environmental and economic justice. Group hosts strategy meet/greet meetings and (info on Facebook page) PeaceNovato Organizes monthly vigils (rallies) promoting peace and justice and in opposition to DT, the NRA… The Peace Crane project is part of Novato’s July 4th parade and volunteers are always needed to carry cranes, etc. Indivisible West Marin We are a group of activists in West Marin, California, dedicated to objecting loudly and regularly to the regime’s agenda. Together We Stand Indivisible – Petaluma An inclusive Petaluma group, started off as Pantsuit Nation, Petaluma. Trying to stop the Trump agenda by working locally to support vulnerable groups and causes and elect progressive local, state and national candidates and causes. Also working at the national level to influence members of Congress using the Indivisible Guide. Slingshot – Indivisible Group Marin/East Bay/Bay Area Positive Action! Resistance! Bridge Together Golden Gate – Bay Area Their event already took place but the Facebook page remains active and informative ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ National Action/Information Groups/Links (more groups in “Flip – Elect” category) RootsAction – Connect. Act. Grow. An online initiative dedicated to galvanizing people who are committed to economic fairness, equal rights for all, civil liberties, environmental protection — and defunding endless wars. Susie Thomkins Buell – Resist, women and environmental advocacy Email to join her list of “Call to Actions” Women’s March on Washington Group Stands together in solidarity with their partners and children for the protection of women’s rights, safety, health, and families – recognizing that our vibrant and diverse communities are the strength of our country. We Are March On – Galvanizing the millions who marched Creating lasting, transformative political power, We Are March On was founded by the leaders of many of the sister marches across the country. Coming together to take concrete, coordinated actions at the federal, state and local levels… uniting behind a sophisticated political strategy to take on both elections and priority issues. March on! Spread The Vote – Voter Suppression Voting is the right of every American – Voter ID is voter suppression. Voter fraud is a myth – Voter suppression is real. 21 million people don’t have government IDs. Most of those people are poor, black, Latino, young and old. Spread The Vote helps Americans obtain the ID they need to vote. State chapters in Georgia and Virginia – with more to come. Volunteers and donations are needed! VoteRiders – Voter Suppression VoteRiders is a national nonpartisan, nonprofit organization that provides practical assistance and information to ensure voters have the right kind of ID to vote in their state. VoteRiders is the leading organization focused exclusively on voter ID. Solidarity Sundays – Nationwide network of feminist activist groups Focusing on taking action to resist Tr*mp. Gathers across the country on the 2nd Sunday of each month to engage w/ elected officials (letters, emails, phone, social media, in person). Amplify and build on action items of other progressive orgs. Build communities of empowered educated and active feminists working for peace, justice, equity. Organizing for Action (OFA) – Non-partisan, non-profit national organization Mobilizing people around issues and builds long term power through organizing. It started in support of the election of Barack Obama and was re-organized as Organizing for Action in 2013. There are over 250 local chapters around the country. UltraViolet – We Are Ultraviolet Ultraviolet is a movement that is is shifting culture and policy to defeat sexism and more. Focus on the current administrations anti-women efforts – and sexist policy/culture everywhere. Sponsors local (thruout the country) and national campaigns. Color of Change Color Of Change is building new, effective strategies for changing the rules society lives by, and ending racial injustice. Color of Change moves decision-makers in corporations and government to create a more human and less hostile world for Black people in America. Several focused, action-orientated campaigns: ClimateTruth(.org) – Combats the denial, distortion, and disinformation sPetition, actions, support. Here To Stay We are our own protectors. We will build sanctuary spaces, deportation defense networks for our community and be in solidarity with each other. Our liberation is bound to each other. #HereToStay! It is up to immigrants, people of color and people of conscience to prevent millions of deportations by saving the victories we’ve already won — like DACA — and by building united communities who are equipped to oppose the Trump regime nationally and locally. Already, immigrants and allies have mobilized in over sixty cities and millions have marched in opposition to the Trump agenda. We are more fired up than ever before and organizing to win. Immigrant rights:…/rights-immigrants-must-know-d…/ (rights in 12 languages) I want to stand with undocumented immigrants:…/tell-us-mayors-protect-undocume… ICE Response Volunteer Team Needs people who we’ll train to be witnesses, people who can help organize fundraising, people who are ready to physically show up (protest, as at the airports) to show that “Immigrants Are Welcome Here” Sponsored by Bay Resistance San Francisco… ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Local: Novato/Marin Democratic and Progressive Candidate/Election Actions Marin Resists Marin resistance to the Washington Abomination- Includes many action opportunities (such as phone banking) in Marin that address local and national needs. Marin Democratic Party/Democratic Central Committee of Marin Organizing actions + sharing info about actions being planned/organized by other groups. Includes phone banking other districts and states . Facebook: Novato Democratic Club meets the first Saturday of each month at Sam’s Club 9:30—11:00 (plan on buying breakfast or coffee/tea). March meeting will focus on action opportunities per the resist movement. For more info, Suzanne: Marin County Young Democrats The MCYD is a group of students and young professionals between the ages of 18-35 years old who live, work, or go to school in Marin County dedicated to the values of the Democratic Party. DemocracyAction – Marin/SF Bay Area A group of volunteers dedicated to combating the dangerous Republican agenda and advancing Democrats nationally through local action. Democracy Action has chapters in San Francisco, Marin, and the East Bay which each host phone banks on a regular basis. Rock The Congress SF North Bay (and beyond). United Progressives to win in 2018. Periodic events sponsored by a large/diverse groups active in Marin/Sonoma – check website for next event. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Flip – Elect – Blue Wave State and National: Democratic and Progressive Candidate/Election Actions Sister District – Going from Red to Blue Join the Sister District Project to connect with your local Sister District team. After the primary elections in June, your team will be matched with a strategic, winnable race that needs your support. In 2017, your Sister Race will be a down-ballot race that is critical to helping Democrats defend or take back control of the states and bring fairness back to redistricting. As 2018 approaches, you will be matched with a swing congressional district, or other strategically important race, so that we can take back the House of Representatives and the State Legislatures. Swing Left – Don’t Despair. Mobilize. Find your closest Swing District and join its team to learn about actionable opportunities to support progressives—and defeat Republicans—in that district, no matter where you live. Stop Trump and the GOP agenda by working together NOW. Red to Blue CA – #resist by taking back Congress Flipping Republican-held seats to Democratic control throughout the Golden State. Progressive Democrats of America – Stand up. Take Action. Vote. Resist. Flip the 14 – California Republicans hold 14 California congressional seats and they continue to support Donald Trump against the interests of our state and their constituents. Although, nationwide, Hillary Clinton won in 23 Congressional Districts currently held by a Republican, winning those districts will not be enough. We CAN and MUST do better. It’s time to expand the map of winnable seats in California and it’s time to Flip the 14. The Resurgent Left – Fighting for team blue from the bottom up If Republicans want any seat, anywhere and at any level of government, they should have to fight for it. We believe in full-court pressure, because we believe that the message of progressivism wins when it’s delivered properly. We are the party of the people. We just have to make our message heard. Together We Will Want to flip some seats in your district? Want to run for office? Want to make a difference and reclaim your role in self-governance? Together We Will stand up, refuse to be silenced, and reclaim our democracy as everyday people taking decisive, unified action to defend and advance our rights. For local chapters: Flippable – Flip state. Restore Democracy. Identifies the most flippable seats. Then pools and directs resources to help Democrats win. Join a data-driven, people-powered movement to flip our country around Adopt-a-State Adopting a state is FREE. Adoption is your visual support for Democrats fighting on the conservative front lines. When you adopt a state it’ll post on Facebook and you can tell folks why you adopted them! Once a month Adopt-a-State will send you an email update on the political happenings in your adopted state. They’ll also include volunteer opportunities and specific ways to get involved whether it’s through the state Democratic Party or one of their Allies. Knock Every Door #knockeverydoor Launching nationwide, volunteer-led canvasses to organize communities against Trump. Sign up to canvass where you live and invite your friends to get involved, especially if you live in a county that flipped from Obama in 2012 to Trump in 2016 She Should Run Founded in 2011, She Should Run is a non-partisan 501(c)3 that provides a starting place and network for women leaders considering a future run for office and for those who support them. The group’s mission is to expand the talent pool of women running for office in the United States by providing community, resources, and growth opportunities for aspiring political leaders. Believe that women of all political leanings, ethnicities, and backgrounds should have an equal opportunity to lead in elected office and that our democracy will benefit from the varied perspectives and experiences that women bring to leadership. We know that when women run for office they win at the same rates as men. Yet women are not encouraged and recruited at the same rate as men. Run For Something Will recruit and support talented, passionate youngsters who will advocate for progressive values now and for the next 30 years, with the ultimate goal of building a progressive bench. They will take a chance on people the usual “institutions” might never encounter. They’ll help people run for offices like state legislatures, mayorships, city council seats, and more. They’ll do whatever it takes to get more under-35 year-olds on the ballot. Progressive Change Campaign Committee The Progressive Change Campaign Committee (PCCC) and its over 1 million members and growing nation-wide believe in fighting for bold progressive change. It’s not enough to agree with us on the issues we champion — heroes in Congress and candidates on the campaign trail that we support also believe in fighting for these Brand New Congress Join the political revolution. Brand New Congress is a campaign to run 400+ non-politician candidates for Congress in 2018 in one unified campaign behind one plan to rebuild the economy, repair our communities and radically reform our institutions. Local organizing tool kit and more. DCCC and DLCC – (Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee) and Democratic Legislative Committee) Defeat pro-Trump legislators – Sign up to receive on-going info about congressional candidates in your area, as we march into 2018 Daily Kos/Daily Kos Election Morning Digest (email) Political analysis with a liberal bent – includes action items (click on “Action”) Campaign action email alerts:…/receive-daily-kos-email-action-a… ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Facebook Regional and National: Grassroots Groups/pages – Sources for actions, info, support (these are but a few of many) Empowered Women Use this group to post your daily actions, ask questions, and help each other know who to contact, when and how. ht Nation We’re so much stronger together. #pantsuitnation ht for Humanity Stand together in solidarity and unity with allies, women, immigrants, people of color, LGBTQ+, people with disabilities and anyone who is threatened under the new administration. Together the group will support, educate, walk hand in hand and actively be a part of a growing social justice movement to protect our rights, our education system and the environment. Trump Resistance Movement (TRM) Peaceful Resistance to the intolerance, racism and bigotry of the Trump Administration. Donald Trump is Not my President Leading a peaceful resistance against Donald Trump. Group who opposes Trump and the deplorable things he stands for. RESIST! ht Stand Up America – Stand Up To Trump! A growing community of nearly a million Americans who refuse to remain silent. Together, we can protect our most vulnerable neighbors and reject Trump’s dangerous. www.standupamerica.come ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Impeach Trump RootsAction – Impeach Trump Campaign After a huge petition drive RootsAction Impeachment Campaign is bringing pressure directly to Congress members. Visit the Impeach Trump Campaign to send an email to your representative and to learn more about the grounds for impeaching President Trump. Join with Tom Steyer – Impeach Trump Petition DT has brought us to the brink of nuclear war, obstructed justice, and taken money from foreign governments. We need to impeach this dangerous president. Sign on now. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Boycott Trump/Trump products Grab Your Wallet Concerned about conflicts of interest between Trump family businesses & the public good? Flex your consumer power and avoid these companies listed on the site: Boycott Trump Products (Buycott) This campaign is targeting remaining Trump business associations (Buycott has many other boycott categories) Democratic Coalition Against Trump – Boycott App DCAT exists to hold the Trump White House accountable, and is directly countering Donald Trump, along with Republican elected officials and candidates who support him, through digital and traditional advertising, grassroots action, in-depth opposition research, and a nationwide rapid-response team. Download app and pledge to #BoycottTrump – provides users with a searchable database of over 250 companies and includes many big name brands that you probably didn’t know were connected to Trump: ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Legal, Litigation, Advocacy… For groups fighting voter suppression, see National groups (previous link). United to Protect Democracy Conceived by a group of former White House and Administration lawyers and experienced constitutional litigators, the group links together lawyers who served at the highest levels of our federal government. Nonpartisan. Group will monitor, investigate, report on, organize and litigate against any action taken by the Executive Branch that could erode the rules, practices and freedoms that underpin our ability as a self-governing people to hold our leaders accountable. Sign up for information/update emails and to support. Operation 45 Legal experts work to bring transparency and accountability for the administration of D. Trump International Refugee Assistance Project/Urban Justice Center Working in the US on the Travel Ban, IRAP is on the frontlines of the fight against the discriminatory executive order signed by President Trump. Sign up for their action alerts – on website Independent Lines Voters want fair elections where their votes count and their voices are heard. It’s time to stop our politicians from meeting behind closed doors… When maps are drawn they should be transparent, impartial, and fair. This group’s advocacy team works with campaigns that support reform, government officials pushing for reform, and other advocacy organizations campaigning for fair elections – reforming the rules so every vote matters. People Power (ACLU project) A grassroots member-mobilization project. Through People Power, the ACLU will engage volunteers across the country to take action when Trump or his administration attempt to enact unconstitutional policies or trample on people’s constitutional rights. By mobilizing in defense of our civil liberties, volunteers will build local communities that affirm our American values of respect, equality, and solidarity. Join: ACLU: Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC): ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Established Progressive Grassroots Movements/Nonprofits – Petitions, Actions, Info – Daily Actions MoveOn – Civic and Political Action/Information The largest independent, progressive, digitally-connected organizing group in the United States. Sign-up to receive daily info, actions: MoveOn Petitions: and Human Rights Campaign More than 1.5 million members and supporters nationally. As the largest national lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer civil rights organization, HRC envisions a world where LGBTQ people are ensured of their basic equal rights, and can be open, honest and safe at home, at work and in the community: For info on their mobile action network: Common Dreams Daily Actions – Click Resist Day (link changes daily, click Resist Day (mid page of on-line site)…/…/resist-day-33-what-you-can-do-today Common Cause A nonprofit, nonpartisan organization working for political change putting the public interest ahead of special interests – striving to make government more open, honest and accountable. Take Action, Activism Toolkit, Emails alerts – Petitions (Common Cause via Causes) Courage Campaign Courage Campaign fights for a more progressive California and country. An online community powered by more than 1.3 million members combining digital tools with grassroots community organizing. Every day using email, social media, petitions, offline events and data-driven outreach to educate public opinion, mobilize action, and hold our leaders accountable. Focusing on 3 priorities: Economic Justice, Human Rights, Corporate and Political Accountability Take Action:   Tried and True – In-depth Journalism – Includes email actions Note: Support progressive in-depth magazines – We need them! The Nation The oldest continuously published weekly magazine in the U.S., and the most widely read weekly journal of liberal/progressive political and cultural news, opinion and analysis: Action: Members of congress are going home – greet them by demanding health care for all:…/your-members-of-congress-are-g…/ Mother Jones Reader-supported nonprofit politically progressive news organization/magazine that does independent and investigative reporting on politics, the environment, human rights, food… Online, Facebook, Blog Tikkun Heal, Reform and Transform the World – Spiritual, Jewish Tikkun with Nextgen:…/the-case-for-a-progressive-version-… The Progressive – A voice for peace, justice and the common good American monthly magazine of politics, culture and progressivism with a pronounced liberal perspective. Pipeline actions NoDaPL:…/what-you-can-do-dakota-access-pip…/ The Guardian US Edition An on-line only presence of the British print paper, covering American and international news for an online, global audience. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Other groups/individuals that need your support (volunteering and $): ACLU, Southern Poverty Law Center, Progressive elected officials and candidates that have a spine! Plus many more… Dig deep. Partial list:… Feel free to add friends to this Resist List TOGETHER WE RISE!