“The breakout star of the new activists.” —The Economist
“If Democrats are able to retake the House in 2018, it will be a victory built from Greenberg and Levin’s blueprint.” —Politico
“One of the biggest successes so far this year...Indivisible has played a leading role in turning out voters at congressional town halls to voice their opposition.” —The New York Times
This is a story of democracy under threat. It’s the story of a movement rising up to respond. And it’s a story of what comes next.
Shortly after Trump’s election, two outraged former congressional staffers wrote and posted a tactical guide to resisting the Trump agenda. This Google Doc entitled “Indivisible” was meant to be read by friends and family. No one could have predicted what happened next. It went viral, sparking the creation of thousands of local Indivisible groups in red, blue, and purple states, mobilizing millions of people and evolving into a defining movement of the Trump Era. From crowding town halls to killing TrumpCare to rallying around candidates to build the Blue Wave, Indivisibles powered the fight against Trump—and pushed the limits of what was politically possible.
In We Are Indivisible: A Blueprint for Democracy After Trump, the (still-married!) co-executive directors of Indivisible tell the story of the movement. They offer a behind-the-scenes look at how change comes to Washington, whether Washington wants it or not. And they explain how we’ll win the coming fight for the future of American democracy. We Are Indivisible isn’t a book of platitudes about hope; it’s a steely-eyed guide to people power—how to find it, how to build it, and how to use it to usher in the post-Trump era.
*All proceeds to the author go to Indivisible's Save Democracy Fund
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About the Author
Leah Greenberg and Ezra Levin are the co-authors of the Indivisible Guide and co-Executive Directors of Indivisible, where they lead a national staff in Washington DC and across the country supporting the Indivisible movement in advocacy, elections, and grassroots organizing. The two have been listed in the Politico 50 list, GQ’s 50 Most Powerful People in Trump’s Washington and Roll Call’s People to Watch in 2019.
Leah was a human trafficking policy advocate before joining the office of Congressman Tom Perriello on Capitol Hill. Working for a progressive in the red fifth district of Virginia at the rise of the Tea Party, she saw firsthand the power that organized constituent power could have—and she took notes. After Perriello’s loss in 2010, she returned to human trafficking policy—until the 2016 election, when she started writing a quick guide to constituent power with her spouse Ezra.
Before Indivisible, Ezra was a congressional staffer and anti-poverty advocate. He started out working on local homelessness issues, and during the late Bush II and early Obama eras he served as a senior legislative and campaign staffer for Congressman Lloyd Doggett (D-TX). He escaped Capitol Hill and spent a few years as a think tanker and advocate, writing papers on progressive tax policy that Leah begrudgingly edited and trying to get Congress to listen about anti-poverty reforms.