Voices of the Majority-3/20/18

About Voices of the Majority. Previous posts: here. Updated 3/20/18.

Come hang out with us Friday afternoon anytime between 4:30 and 6:30 at OfficeXpats, in the conference room upstairs in the Pavilion on Madison to make calls and write cards on key issues! We provide a comfortable setting full of encouragement among friends to write and call. We learn something each week from each other as we continue in our long game of activism in favor of responsibility, accountability and other progressive values. It’s a terrific group and a great way to finish off your work week. Come join us, hang out with some fellow Bainbridgers, and make your voices heard in DC and Olympia.
Emily Randall will join us for the first part of our get-together. She’s running for state senate in Bremerton (WA-26). Come show your support and learn how we can help!
         Come and join us on Friday to make signs!
Join the Bainbridge contingent on the 8:45am ferry to Seattle Saturday for the march to Cal Anderson Park. Let’s follow the lead of the Marjorie Stoneman Douglas students and turn out for this march in big numbers!
While you’re at it, Thank John Zimmer and Logan Green, Lyft co-founders, for providing free rides to students who are attending the March for Our Lives rallies against gun violence on March 24th.
And thank Fred Meyer for its decision to stop selling guns and ammo.

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Starting as a symbolic lights out event in Sydney in 2007, Earth Hour is now the world’s largest grassroots movement for the environment, inspiring millions of people to take action for our planet and nature. Every year millions of people, businesses and landmarks set aside an hour to switch off their lights. You can celebrate Earth Hour in any way you want. Want to keep it simple? You could host a candle-lit dinner, go stargazing, or simply switch off your lights for an hour.

SUNDAY MARCH 25 is the deadline.
Fill out this survey now.
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The Bainbridge Mobility Alliance has heard from about 1/2 as many people as they need for the online survey to understand citizen needs and preferences regarding Walking and Biking on Bainbridge Island.
The survey will be used to support the efforts of many organizations who care about biking and walking from different perspectives. Take the survey by March 25 and get a summary of the final report.
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Our friend, architect Jim Cutler is a long time Bainbridge Island resident and co-founder of the Bainbridge Island Land Trust. He will host a community forum on the topic of development on March 28 at the Bainbridge Library.