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Northridge Indivisible

Location:

Los Angeles, California

Type:

Activist Organization

Northridge Indivisible is an informal left-of-center activism organization based in the Northridge section of Los Angeles, California. It is a chapter of the national Indivisible Project. The organization works to elect Democrats, register voters, and promote left-wing policies. The organization also protests Republicans. [1]

In September 2021, the organization was among numerous other left-of-center organizations that called on the U.S. Senate to abolish the supermajority requirement known as the filibuster and pass a federal takeover of elections. [2] In addition to supporting the end of the filibuster, the organization also supports court-packing, the addition of extra members to the Supreme Court. [3]

The organization also supports a federal takeover of the healthcare system. It endorsed a proposal in the U.S. House to outlaw private health insurance and replace the current health insurance system with a single-payer plan that is controlled by the federal government. [4]

Overview

Northridge Indivisible is an informal left-of-center activist organization based in the Northridge section of Los Angeles, California. It is a chapter of the national Washington, D.C.-based left-of-center activism and agitation organization Indivisible Project. [5]

The organization’s primary purpose is to agitate for left-wing policies. It also works to register voters and elect Democrats. It also protests Republicans and their activities. [6]

The organization was founded in 2017 after the election of President Donald Trump. The organization was established to oppose him and his policies. [7]

Issue Stances

The organization says on its website:

We believe that housing and healthcare are human rights. We are for a Green New Deal, Single Payer Healthcare, Racial Justice, Defunding the Police and investing in communities. We believe in a woman’s right to choose, cancellation of student debt, closing down Aliso Canyon, LGBTQIA+ rights, criminal justice reform. We believe that Black Lives Matter. We believe in taxing the top 1% to help strengthen our infrastructure, public schooling. We believe in universal basic income, public banking, social safety nets, a pathway to citizenship. We believe immigrants make our communities stronger and more robust. We support our teachers, unions, free college, gun violence prevention laws and more. [8]

In addition, the organization subscribes to the belief that America is systematically racist against non-whites. It is committed to the far-left concept of “anti-racism.” [9]

In the wake of conservatives taking control of the U.S. Supreme Court, the organization has endorsed court-packing which would add additional members to the court to give liberals a majority on the bench. [10]

In 2021, the organization endorsed proposed legislation in the U.S. House that would provide for a federal takeover of the health care system and replace it with a single-payer healthcare system run by the federal government. [11]

In 2021, the organization signed a letter addressed to Facebook that supported the continued ban of former President Donald Trump from the platform. [12]

In 2021, the organization opposed the recall of California Governor Gavin Newsom (D) and campaigned against it. [13]

In September 2021, the organization joined numerous other left-of-center groups and called for an end to the U.S. Senate’s supermajority requirement known as the filibuster in order to pass a federal takeover of elections. [14]

In January 2022, the organization held an event that commemorated the first anniversary of the attack of the U.S. Capitol on January 6th. The organization then held a phone banking event to help register people to vote. [15]

Other Associations

The organization is a part of the Field Team 6 coalition. The coalition seeks to register new Democratic voters. [16]

The organization is a part of the Indivisible CA: State Strong coalition, along with most other Indivisible chapters in the state. The coalition advocates that the California legislature pass left-wing policy. [17]

References

  1. Terry, Mike. “Insurrection Anniversary Jan 6 Indvisible Northridge Ca.” The San Fernando Valley Sun, January 5, 2022. https://sanfernandosun.com/2022/01/05/valley-advocate-seeks-to-remind-residents-that-another-insurrection-cannot-be-allowed-to-happen/. ^
  2. “’Not a Moment to Waste’ – 118 Organizations Call on Senate Democrats to Finally Address Filibuster, Pass Strong Voting Rights and Democracy Legislation.” Fix Our Senate, September 2, 2021. https://www.fixoursenate.org/press/not-a-moment-to-waste-118-organizations-call-on-senate-democrats-to-finally-address-filibuster-pass-strong-voting-rights-and-democracy-legislation. ^
  3. “WHO Supports Court Expansion.” Take Back the Court. Accessed December 11, 2022. https://www.takebackthecourtfoundation.org/who-supports-court-expansion. ^
  4. Medicare for All Act of 2021 Endorsements.” Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal. Accessed December 11, 2022. https://jayapal.house.gov/medicare-for-all-act-of-2021-endorsements/. ^
  5. Terry, Mike. “Insurrection Anniversary Jan 6 Indvisible Northridge Ca.” The San Fernando Valley Sun, January 5, 2022. https://sanfernandosun.com/2022/01/05/valley-advocate-seeks-to-remind-residents-that-another-insurrection-cannot-be-allowed-to-happen/. ^
  6.  Terry, Mike. “Insurrection Anniversary Jan 6 Indvisible Northridge Ca.” The San Fernando Valley Sun, January 5, 2022. https://sanfernandosun.com/2022/01/05/valley-advocate-seeks-to-remind-residents-that-another-insurrection-cannot-be-allowed-to-happen/. ^
  7. Terry, Mike. “Insurrection Anniversary Jan 6 Indvisible Northridge Ca.” The San Fernando Valley Sun, January 5, 2022. https://sanfernandosun.com/2022/01/05/valley-advocate-seeks-to-remind-residents-that-another-insurrection-cannot-be-allowed-to-happen/. ^
  8. “About Northridge Indivisible – What We Do.” Northridge Indivisible. Accessed December 11, 2022. https://www.trnindivisible.org/about-us. ^
  9. “About Northridge Indivisible – What We Do.” Northridge Indivisible. Accessed December 11, 2022. https://www.trnindivisible.org/about-us. ^
  10. “WHO Supports Court Expansion.” Take Back the Court. Accessed December 11, 2022. https://www.takebackthecourtfoundation.org/who-supports-court-expansion. ^
  11. “Medicare for All Act of 2021 Endorsements.” Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal. Accessed December 11, 2022. https://jayapal.house.gov/medicare-for-all-act-of-2021-endorsements/. ^
  12. “Open Letter to Facebook: Keep Trump off Facebook.” NHMC National Hispanic Media Coalition. Accessed December 11, 2022. https://www.nhmc.org/open-letter-to-facebook-keep-trump-off-facebook/. ^
  13. Rahhal, Emily. “’Bring It’: Northridge Volunteers Go Door to Door to Talk Recall.” Northridge-Chatsworth, CA Patch. Patch, September 14, 2021. https://patch.com/california/northridge/bring-it-northridge-volunteers-go-door-door-talk-recall. ^
  14. “’Not a Moment to Waste’ – 118 Organizations Call on Senate Democrats to Finally Address Filibuster, Pass Strong Voting Rights and Democracy Legislation.” Fix Our Senate, September 2, 2021. https://www.fixoursenate.org/press/not-a-moment-to-waste-118-organizations-call-on-senate-democrats-to-finally-address-filibuster-pass-strong-voting-rights-and-democracy-legislation. ^
  15.  Terry, Mike. “Insurrection Anniversary Jan 6 Indvisible Northridge Ca.” The San Fernando Valley Sun, January 5, 2022. https://sanfernandosun.com/2022/01/05/valley-advocate-seeks-to-remind-residents-that-another-insurrection-cannot-be-allowed-to-happen/. ^
  16. “Field Team 6.” FieldTeam6. Accessed December 11, 2022. https://www.fieldteam6.org/mission. ^
  17. “Indivisible CA.” StateStrong. Accessed December 11, 2022. https://www.castatestrong.org/about/. ^
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