Seeing your name in print is thrilling. Seeing your name in print advocating for an issue you are passionate about and one that is supported by a majority of Americans is uplifting and empowering. This training combines your love of writing with the power of the pen and press. Your writing can be featured on the American Promise Medium channel, in our monthly newsletter, shared with thousands of followers on social media channels, and distributed in thousands of newspapers publishing Letters to the Editor. If you love to write and are passionate about getting money out of politics, this is the team for you.
The Writing Letters to the Editor for Action team meets from 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. ET on the fourth Thursday of each month.
Click here to register!Getting Elected Officials to Act
Did you know that American Promise just facilitated more than 75 virtual meetings with federal elected officials and staff on Capitol Hill? Do you want to learn what it takes to become an effective citizen lobbyist? Do you want to use your love of connecting with people to work on behalf of the 28th Amendment? If yes, then this team needs you.
Citizen’s Lobby for Action meets from 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. ET on the second Thursday of each month.
January 12, 2022 / 6 p.m. CST / Live on Zoom
Join a conversation with American Promise pledge signer, Senator Amy Klobuchar, and Minnesota Secretary of State Steve Simon. Learn what’s happening in Congress, in Minnesota, and around country — and how you can help protect our voting rights.
Join the Conversation
Our allies Clean Elections Minnesota have scheduled a discussion with US Senator from Minnesota Amy Klobuchar and Minnesota Secretary of State Steve Simon. Moderating their discussion about protecting our sacred right to vote will be our own Dave Hage, Pulitzer Prize winning former reporter for the Minnesota Star Tribune.
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When you register, seriously consider entering a question for the guests in the space provided on the form. Democracy is a two-way conversation. And then please alert your friends and colleagues, and share the invitation on social media.
Host: Clean Elections Minnesota
Cohosts: American Promise, Common Cause MN, League of Women Voters MN, RepresentUs, Indivisible CD3 and Plymouth
Register Here.Social Media for Action Team Call
Put some purpose behind your social media posts by learning how these channels can let more people know about American Promise and how they can help advocate for the 28th Amendment. Get tips on reaching a broader audience and sharing that message through Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and email.
The Social Media for Action Team meets from 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. ET on the first Thursday of each month.Organizing Events for Action Team Call
Calling all social butterflies: Use your party-planning skills to help American Promise plan and host events. These events help us build the movement for the 28th Amendment by informing more people about the urgent need to place reasonable limits on political campaign contributions and spending while inspiring them to action.
The Organizing Events for Action Team meets from 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. ET on the first Tuesday of each month
Join American Promise and Protect Maine Elections in a telephone town hall to get rid of the unlimited campaign spending in Maine and across the United States with U.S. Rep. Jared Golden, Maine Sen. Rick Bennett, and Campaign Manager Kyle Bailey. Tune in Tuesday, December 14th from 6-7 PM ET to learn more about the citizen’s initiative to eliminate foreign government influence and what you can do to be a part of the solution.
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To help assist us in Getting Our Elected Officials to Act, we will be joined by Damon Effingham, former Sr. Legislative Counsel to Rep. Dean Phillips and current Director of Federal Reform for Represent.US. Damon will share the inner workings of a legislative office as well as techniques and experience in advocating on a state and national level. Please join us for a unique opportunity to better learn the system we need to navigate from both sides to help us achieve passage of the 28th Amendment.
Please register for this call here!American Promise Connect
Join us Monday, December 6th for the last American Promise Connect call of 2021. This month American Promise Connect will feature John F. Kowal and Wilfred U. Codrington III, co-authors of the book “The People’s Constitution: 200 Years, 27 Amendments, and the Promise of a More Perfect Union,” which includes insight on American Promise and the 28th Amendment. In addition, our very own Dr. Jessica Hare will sit down for a conversation with author and founder of Civic Courage, Sam Daley-Harris, who will review the impact American Promise and its nationwide core of volunteers have made this past year.
As always, we will be taking your questions regarding the amendment, training calls and other ways you can get more involved with American Promise.
Just want to listen in? You can stream the webinar LIVE on our Facebook page @usapromise.
It’s our end-of-the-year bash! Join the five advocacy team leaders as we recap the year that was, look ahead to 2022, and also have some holiday fun.
Remember to tell all of your friends & family to sign the Citizen’s Pledge today!
Join us for this FREE and impactful upcoming event! American Promise Board Member Jim Rubens and Founder Jeff Clements will be at the ALEC (American Legislative Exchange Council) conference in San Diego, California for the “Academy of States 2” discussion and deliberation about constitutional amendments addressing fiscal responsibility, campaign finance, and Congressional term limits.
This event is completely cross-partisan and includes state legislators of all party affiliations, focusing on the multistate role of advancing an amendment to the U.S. Constitution. You can join in person or register to tune in virtually. Registration and more information can be found here!