PDACNM Action Teams and the Work We Do
These really are the times that try men’s and women’s and children’s souls. We know that many of you find courage and energy to confront the challenges we face by staying informed and taking action. PDACNM is no exception.
Enjoy an evening with leaders of our PDACNM Action Teams as they share information on what they are passionate about and the issues they have been tackling. Action Teams presenting will be End Wars and Occupations, Healthcare not Warfare, Economic and Social Justice, Voter Access Protection and Election Integrity, Climate action, and PDA national news. Join an Action Team and enjoy common goals and work and friendship.
View the reference material provided by the speakers – https://pdacnm.files.wordpress.com/2021/09/pda-sept-8th-gathering-reference-material.pdf
Demand President Biden Cut the
Nuclear Weapons Budget
President Biden says nuclear weapons should never be used, and a nuclear war should never be fought. However, the proposed annual National Defense Authorization bill includes a massive increase for nuclear weapons development, totaling $27.7 billion.
LEARN MORE and SIGN THE PETITION
Every month PDA national sends letters to Senators and Representatives in almost all states asking them to please co-sponsor certain progressive pieces of legislation. PDA chapters in each state deliver the letters to the appropriate offices.
These letters are well researched and focus on fighting injustice and inequality, environmental issues, voting rights, peace, and Medicare for All. After the letters are delivered, PDA member throughout the country make follow-up calls to ensure the Senator or Representative received the letters.
August PDA Senate Letter
August PDA House Letter
August Senate Medicare Expansion
August House Medicare Expansion
Why We Need To End the Filibuster
By Alex Baptiste, Dr. Stephany Rose Spaulding, Laura Williamson
The filibuster is a racist relic of our country’s past that has effectively
stopped our government’s ability to legislate. In this brief, Demos,
Just Democracy, and Truth and Conciliation explain what the
filibuster is, how it came to be, and how it continues to serve as
a white supremacist tool. Read this article and more information in our Newsletter.