GoalsOur progressive values put into action.
Patriots for Change sets priorities for advocacy in January of each year with input from members at the Annual Meeting.
This year is particularly challenging due to change of administrations and attacks on progressive principles. “Indivisible” guidelines will be used by Patriots, alone and in collaboration with partners, to influence congressional and state legislatures.
Chair: Becky Thomas
Agenda: Foster clean, fair elections and support voluntary public funding of federal elections.
Health Care Reform
Chair: Lynne Rustad
Agenda: Advocate for single-payer Medicare for All and resist cuts to Medicaid and women’s health care.
Chair: Diana Nazelli/Emily Ford
Agenda: Promote a pathway to citizenship for undocumented workers.
Chair: Ray Kolcaba
Agenda: Learn strategies for protecting our privacy
Chair: Emily Ford
Agenda: Demand universal background checks for all guns sold.
Chair: Fred Welty
Agenda: Advocate for clean air and water, fight against industrial pollution of the planet.
Labor and Employment
Agenda: Advocate against “Right to Work” legislation.
Chair: Kelly Clark
Agenda: Advocate for sustainable agriculture and respectful care of natural resources.
Chair: Fran Dryer
Agenda: Increase voter participation
Patriots for Change meets every Saturday morning (with some exceptions) for coffee and conversation. Additionally, we participate in political action, special events, lectures, and more. View our calendar for an updated list of events.
Join UsPatriots for Change welcomes progressive patriots of any party (and those unaffiliated) committed to political action.
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We provide a home for progressives. We welcome progressives of any party (and those unaffiliated). Patriots for Change is the place to be for political action in a congenial atmosphere.
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