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What is Mobilize Chico?

We are a Chico, California-based group dedicated to the defense of human rights and human dignity and to the preservation of democratic values locally, regionally, and nationally through political engagement, direct action, and community collaboration.
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Community Action

Let us remember: One book, one pen, one child, and one teacher can change the world.

Malala Yousafzai

There is no noise as powerful as the sound of the marching feet of a determined people.

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

We’re not perfect, but we do have democracy.

Hugo Chavez

Do not judge me by my successes, judge me by how many times I fell down and got back up again.

Nelson Mandela

To sin by silence when they should protest makes cowards of men.

Abraham Lincoln

First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win.

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi

Freedom is never really won, you earn it and win it in every generation.

Coretta Scott King

Don’t raise your voice, improve your argument.

Archbishop Desmond Mpilo Tutu

If you will work in co-operation, forgetting the past, burying the hatchet, you are bound to succeed.

Muhammad Ali Jinnah

Power can be taken, but not given. The process of the taking is empowerment in itself.

Gloria Steinem

Words have an influence. Violence causes pain. Hate can rip us apart.

Judy Shepard - Mother of Matthew Shepard

Remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars and change the world.

Harriet Tubman

Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

I have tasted freedom. I will not give up that which I have tasted.

Harvey Milk

If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor.

Archbishop Desmond Mpilo Tutu

To announce that there must be no criticism of the president, or that we are to stand by the president, right or wrong, is not only unpatriotic and servile, but is morally treasonable to the American public.
– Theodore Roosevelt

Theodore Roosevelt - 26th President of the United States

In recognizing the humanity of our fellow beings, we pay ourselves the highest tribute.

Thurgood Marshall

If you are silent about your pain, they’ll kill you and say you enjoyed it.

Zora Neale Hurston

Do not let the behaviour of others destroy your inner peace.

His Holiness The 14th Dalai Lama

Mobilize Action Groups

Indivisible: This group applies political pressure to local, state, and federal representatives in response to executive/congressional actions and to local issues.

Depolarize Chico: This group aims at laying the groundwork for building the difficult dialogue across blue-red lines.

WORD (Women on Reproductive Rights): This group responds locally and nationally to challenges to Planned Parenthood and other defenders of women’s health and reproductive rights.

Signs for Solidarity: This group is a visible, vocal force of love and support for people of color, immigrants, the LBGTQ+ community, religious minorities, and all those who are under increased threat.

Sustaining Mobilize: This group focuses on the infrastructure for Mobilize, e.g. leadership and facilitation structures, meeting spaces, website, Facebook page, etc..

We are in search of individuals to help with the following:

Community Alliances: We are currently looking for motivated folks to help build relationships and support vulnerable groups by attending meetings, worship services, community events, etc..

Education: We are currently looking for motivated folks to head up an action group to address the myriad education issues that exist locally, statewide, and nationally.

Environment/Science Defense: We are currently looking for motivated folks to head up an action group to address environmental issues and defend scientific research.

If you want to help with any of these groups, please send an email to mobilizechico(at)gmail(dot)com and let us know how you’d liked to be involved!
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Community Posts

One Year Anniversary of the Pulse, Orlando Massacre

Today, June 12, marks one year from the Pulse, Orlando massacre. 49 people- mostly young LGBT men of color, were killed, and dozens more wounded. This was a tragedy for our entire nation, but it hit the LGBT community especially hard, and as an LGBT person myself, I wanted to

June 12th, 2017|

Chico’s March for Science

March for Science - April 22, 2017 Article: Clara Buchholtz Photos: Jason Tannen Photography Today I marched alongside my peers and community as a student, an ecologist, and as a life long benefactor of science. I marched because I

May 29th, 2017|

Signs for Solidarity: Jan – Feb 2017

The purpose of Signs for Solidarity is to be a visible, vocal force of love and support for people of color, immigrants, the LBGTQ+ community, religious minorities, and all those who are under increased threat. The main way we accomplish this is by gathering at different

May 28th, 2017|

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The Media: Under Heavy Fire

The current administration’s assault on the media is unprecedented. In the past, a few smaller media outfits have had their white house press room access revoked or denied. Never before have we seen this barrier for trusted news behemoths. READ MOREv

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One Year Anniversary of the Pulse, Orlando Massacre

June 12th, 2017|Comments Off on One Year Anniversary of the Pulse, Orlando Massacre

Today, June 12, marks one year from the Pulse, Orlando massacre. 49 people- mostly young LGBT men of color, were killed, and dozens more wounded. This was a tragedy for our entire

Chico’s March for Science

May 29th, 2017|Comments Off on Chico’s March for Science

March for Science - April 22, 2017 Article: Clara Buchholtz Photos: Jason Tannen Photography Today I marched alongside my peers and

Signs for Solidarity: Jan – Feb 2017

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The purpose of Signs for Solidarity is to be a visible, vocal force of love and support for people of color, immigrants, the LBGTQ+ community, religious minorities, and

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