Progressive activism at a local level.
Indivisible Illinois is part of the locally-led, people-powered Indivisible Project network, a grassroots American movement founded in 2016, with thousands of chapters across the U.S. in urban, suburban and rural communities. Indivisible Illinois reflects the Heart of the Midwest by promoting an equity agenda in pursuit of liberty and justice for all.
Our grassroots power comes from working in solidarity and in coalition with others. We do this through advocacy and direct action organizing for progressive issues and by electing progressive leaders.
We value: Inclusion, Respect and Nonviolence.
Inclusion: We encourage the positive recognition of differences, regardless of identity, background, or political party. We not only include those from diverse backgrounds, we seek out their participation and welcome their voices.
Respect: We promote an environment of tolerance and fairness. We find common ground, honor good intentions, lift each other up, and work together to allow space for dissent while pursuing a shared goal. Ideas are welcomed and group participation in decision making is essential.
Nonviolence: We channel our immense passion and fierce drive into constructive actions, respecting personal safety and property.
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Group Leaders meet regularly to coordinate around urgent and long term issue and electoral campaigns. Indivisible Group Leaders Sign Up Here.
Our current campaigns include:
- Voter engagement and protection
- Fighting disinformation
- Uplifting progressive voices in rural Illinois
These campaigns are driven by our antiracist values and fueled by the global movement towards achieving social, economic and racial justice for all
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Indivisible Illinois Coordinators
Leni Manaa-Hoppenworth, firstname.lastname@example.org
773-216-2067 Co-founder, Co-State Coordinator Indivisible Illinois; Founder Indivisible Illinois 9th District Andersonville-Edgewater. ILVOTE Chair
Scott Cross, email@example.com
Co-founder, Co-State Coordinator Indivisible Illinois; Founder Indivisible Springfield
Rose Colacino, firstname.lastname@example.org
Co-State Coordinator Indivisible Illinois; Founder Heartland Resistance Coalition; Vote By Mail Task Force Chair
Sarah Bingaman, email@example.com
Co-coordinator Indivisible Rural Illinois; Founder ABT Sauk Valley
Marci Adelston-Schafer, firstname.lastname@example.org
Co-coordinator Indivisible Rural Illinois; Member Bend the Arc Champaign-Urbana
Etta Worthington, email@example.com
Co-coordinator Indivisible Truth Brigade Illinois; Founder Indivisible Western Front
Candace Davis, firstname.lastname@example.org
Co-coordinator Indivisible Truth Brigade Illinois; Co-lead Indivisible Evanston
Katie McHugh, email@example.com
Coordinator Digital Team Indivisible Illinois; Indivisible Western Springs
Kym Garnett, firstname.lastname@example.org
Co-coordinator Social Justice Alliance; Co-lead Indivisible NWSOFA
Jonathon Rogoff, email@example.com
Co-coordinator Social Justice Alliance; Co-lead Indivisible Illinois 9th District Andersonville-Edgewater
Terry Maher, firstname.lastname@example.org
Indivisible Illinois Press Secretary and Voting Rights Gazette writer/editor
Michael Peshkin, email@example.com
ILVOTE President; Member, Indivisible Evanston and Indivisible Illinois 9th District Andersonville-Edgewater
Julia Kline, firstname.lastname@example.org
ILVOTE Events; Founder, Neighbors Who Vote