It’s a rainy day in D.C. after a shocking election. “Upset” doesn’t seem like a big enough word to characterize what has happened. As we struggle with the outcome, the Netcentric Campaigns team has shed tears and hugged. We share the grief and fear along with millions of others — not just because of the outcome of this election, but that it suggests that the central values of our country are threatened. One implication of this election is that we are NOT an America centered around inclusion, safety, civility and mutual respect. As we grieve and worry, let’s also get angry as the implications of this election sink in. And let’s gear up to resist.
We have woken up to a shift in power that will transform Congress, the White House and the Supreme Court. The promises made for the first 100 days of this new presidency include ferocious attacks on the marginalized — all to the benefit of those most privileged, powerful and wealthy.Read more