Category Archives: Grassroots

We Rise

This Land Rising Official Launch #risewithus

Today, we go live with our new website. Read below for our official press release announcing the launch: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 16, 2017 Seattle Activists Launch a New Grassroots Non-Profit, “This Land Rising” The new 501(c)4 organization, with fourteen local chapters, is empowering individuals to resist, organize, and rise – together. SEATTLE – This Land […]

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This Land Rising

The Resistance is Not Enough… But We Are

I sleep better knowing that I am part of the Resistance movement—a movement that will not tolerate the corruption and collusion of the Trump Administration; a movement that will expose the Republican establishment as bereft of patriotism or concern for the Republic; a movement to demand representation by our Representatives and remove them from office […]

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Why Me? Why You?

Why did I leave the confines of my comfort zone to join This Land Rising? My participation in our democracy, for the past 30+ years, began and ended with voting in every election. Immediately after the recent presidential election I briefly thought about moving to a rust-belt state, so that my vote would “count” more. […]

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Winning Elections

Flip the Senate: Washington State November 2017 Special Election (District 45 and 31) Part of our job at This Land Rising is to educate ourselves about the state and local elections that have may sound small but have huge impacts on policies that affect us all. The fact is that despite what we may wish […]

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