AUGUST 29, 2018

This is the third edition of the Midterm Volunteer Weekly Bulletin! You are receiving this email because you expressed interest in MVCAN’s activities in support of key midterm races. We will continue to produce this bulletin every Wednesday through Election Day. The Bulletin will provide information about upcoming phone/text banks and door-to-door canvasses, along with training opportunities, and links for signing up for these events.

Again, if you missed the Midterm Volunteer Kick-Off, take a look at our slides to read about the key takeaways.



Canvass for Josh Harder campaign (CD 10)
Sat. September 1, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm shift in Manteca
More info and sign-up: Here
To participate in an MVCAN carpool and/or get a canvassing partner, email: berta.mcsv@gmail.com


Phone/Text Banks                                

Wed. Aug. 29, 4:00 - 6:00 pm, San Rafael
More info and sign up: Here

No phone/text bank Sat. Sept. 1, due to Sausalito Arts Festival

Tuesday, Sept 4th, 5:30 pm for Anna Pletcher
Jennifer Tomkins’ house: 240 Del Casa Drive, Mill Valley, CA 94941.  Please call Jennifer at 608-609-4441 to RSVP.  Parking at her house will be tight so cars will meet up at the corner of Carmelita and Blithedale at 5:30pm.  If we can squeeze down to 3 cars, we will be fine.

Please bring your charged cell phone and a laptop, ipad or tablet, and earbuds with a mic to phone/text banks.

Training Sessions

Voter Communication/Motivation Training with Kathi Walsh
Sun. Sept. 9, 12:00-2:00 pm, Sausalito
Sorry, but the Kathi Walsh Voter Communication Training is sold out. If you’d like to be put on the waitlist, please contact Marti Cermak at marti.cermak@gmail.com


Anna Pletcher’s  Fall Campaign Kick-off Event
September 5, 6:30 - 8:00 pm
VenturePad, 1020 B St, San Rafael



Canvassing in TRACY for Josh Harder
Sat. Sept. 8, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
More information and sign-up: Here

Join a large group of MVCAN members who canvass for Josh Harder in conjunction with Swing Left Marin and the Greater Tracy Democrats in Tracy on the second Saturday of each month. You don’t need prior experience – training and an experienced partner will be provided. In addition, email Larry Litvak (llitvak@aol.com) if you would like to participate in a carpool and/or need to be assigned a canvassing partner..

Upcoming Canvassing, save the dates - details to follow:

  • Modesto, Sunday, September 23
  • Reno, Saturday and Sunday, October 20 - 21

Phone/Text Banks

Wed. Sept. 5, 4:00-6:00 pm, San Rafael
More info and sign up Here

Sat. Sept. 8, 4:00-6:00 pm, Sausalito
More info and sign up Here


Sean Casten for Congress texting training webinar
Thursday, August 30, 1:45 pm PDT - 12:30 pm PDT
More info and sign-up: Here

Resistance Labs is hosting an exclusive training for the Sean Casten texting campaign, featuring a special guest appearance by the candidate himself.  Sean is a clean energy entrepreneur running against Republican Peter Roskam in IL-6, a district Hillary Clinton won in 2016 and one of 2018’s best pickup opportunities to flip the House.

Tune in on to get trained on Resistance Labs special texting program for Sean, and get a chance to ask the candidate questions about his campaign plans and priorities.


A project of MVCAN, Airlift is about the power of bottom up.  Strategically aim your money at grassroots groups working year round, neighbor-to-neighbor in 22 winnable congressional districts. Over $125,000 raised so far! You can help: go to airlift.fund


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