VOTING: The long steady march of inclusion of American citizens in the democratic process is being threatened. Voter suppression and gerrymandered congressional districts must be set right after the 2020 election by legislation reapportionment and enforcement that upholds the voting rights of all citizens. In the last presidential election, 100 million people or 43% of…Read More
We WERE part of an Historic Effort that turned out the vote….
The voices of Just Elders made a difference in an historic election that ended one party rule in the Federal Government. Our thanks to Just Elders who cajoled their grandchildren and nieces and nephews to turn out the vote. Their presence made a difference in many elections. Our thanks to Just Elders who told their…Read More
WE ARE PART OF A LARGE MOVEMENT TO GET OUT THE VOTE!
Julie and I voted early. When we went to the city clerk’s office, we were encouraged. There was a steady stream of voters. This stream of early voters, protecting their voice and their vote, could be record setting. People in our state, Wisconsin, can still vote at their municipal clerk’s office until 5:00 p.m. on…Read More
One of my nice nieces is working the campaign…
One of my nice nieces is working the campaign. She posted this picture on Facebook. IT IS 16 DAYS BEFORE THE MIDTERM ELECTION. This what we need to do: Secure your own vote by voting early. Invite others to join us in voting early. Ann Smith and her nice nieces are getting our message out…Read More
What can I do?It is Saturday, 17 Days Before the Midterm!
Here are some things you can do: Make sure you are registered to vote. Secure your vote by voting early. Make sure your grandchildren, nieces and nephews are registered. Invite them to join you in early voting. Make 50 copies of this flyer, 10 X 10 Flyer and hand it to the next 50 people…Read More
We Are Not Alone….
A tweet from Mashable prompted me to remember that before we launched Just Elders we explored many different organizations. Many among us were stunned by what happened in the election. Many were looking to do something constructive. Many were feeling powerless. This short video by Dr. Dana Rovang drove home the question that we needed…Read More
Congress is on Vacation…..
This may be a good time to track them down at home? If you are not known at their local office, is this a time for a visit or a phone call? You can find their local contact information on this page. Let them know that you are very concerned about… President’s Nuclear Saber rattling?…Read More