September 12, 2018

This is the fifth issue 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.


Phone/Text Banks                                

San Rafael - Wednesday Sept. 12, 4-6pm
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Sausalito - Saturday, Sept. 15, 2-4:30pm
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Sausalito - Sunday, Sept. 16, 2-4:30 pm
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San Rafael - Wednesday, Sept. 19, 4-6pm
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Sausalito - Saturday, Sept. 22, 2-4:30pm
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Sausalito - Sunday, Sept. 23, 2-4:30pm
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As always, the Electoral Team’s experienced leaders will  help coach you through the process individually. If you're new to calling or texting voters, they will teach you step-by-step. Please bring your charged cell phone and a laptop, ipad or tablet, and earbuds with a mic to the phone/text bank. The Saturday, Sunday and Wednesday phone/text banks recur every week.

Phone bank for Anna Pletcher for Marin DA
Tuesday, September 11, 5:30-7:30 pm
Marin Democratic Party Headquarters 2018, 1344 4th Street, San Rafael (at D Street)


Mill Valley Canvass for Anna Pletcher for Marin DA
Sat Sep 15, starting at 10:00 am, Whole Foods, 414 Miller Avenue
Please RSVP to petergraumann@yahoo.com so we know who is coming.

Our first door-to-door outreach in Mill Valley  We will meet-up in front of Whole Foods (414 Miller Ave) then spread out to cover Sycamore Park and possibly Scott Valley.  First timers are welcome! We will pair up experienced canvassers with newer folks.  If you have a specific neighborhood that you want to cover, let us know and it can happen. BRING A CHARGED MOBILE PHONE because you will be downloading an app that guides your route and records the results.

Oakdale Canvass for Josh Harder for Congress
Sun. Sep 23, 12:00 -4:00 pm,
More info and sign-up with Harder campaign canvass: Here
In addition, let MVCAN know you are coming: Here

We are partnering with Josh Harder's campaign. Signing-up with the Harder campaign lets them know that you are coming and they will send you important information. Filling out the additional form at the MVCAN link lets us know that you are attending, and if you want to carpool and/or want us to pair you with another MVCAN member as a canvassing partner. Training will be provided at the beginning of the Modesto canvass event.

Training Sessions

Spanish For Activists
Wednesday Sept. 12, 3-4pm in San Rafael.
More info and Sign up: here

To turn out our voters this November, we must effectively reach out to our Latinx community. For those of you who have a working knowledge of Spanish (you can be rusty but not beginners) two of our leaders who are fluent Spanish Speakers will train you in electoral vocabulary and phrases to use while calling or canvassing.


MVCAN monthly meeting
Update on the midterm elections
Sunday, September 16, 5 - 6:30
Mill Valley Community Center

NorCal Blue Wave Marin Volunteer Fair
Sunday, September 16, 3:00 - 5:30 pm
San Rafael Community Center, 618 B Street,  San Rafael

For more info: Here



Upcoming Canvassing, save the dates - details to follow:

  • Reno October 20 - 21 Canvass for Jacky Rosen for Senate
  • Tracy October 13 Canvass for Josh Harder for Congress
  • Modesto October 21 Canvass for Josh Harder for Congress

Phone/Text Banks

Phone Banks For High School Students

Please tell all your young friends that we are hosting phone banks led by a high schooler for students who want to help win in November! They will be held at our office in Sausalito on the following Saturdays, from 12-2pm: 9/15, 9/29, 10/13, 10/27 & 11/3. Please contact Loughlin for more info at loughlinbrowne@gmail.com.


Voter Registration
Tracy, California High Traffic Voter Contact and Registration
Sat. Sep 22, 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
For more info and sign-up: Here

Stuff You Can Do From Home
Make calls to Nevada voters from home! Just fill out this google form and the Nevada organizers will contact you to get going


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