Research/Resource Team focused on issues needing action from Bend the Arc:CU, including white nationalism and white supremacy. This will include research for any topic needed by other committees as well as for letters to the editor on any topic.
Community Education Team works on campaigns such as dissemination of the Confronting White Nationalism in Schools Toolkit or helping counteract white nationalism/supremacy in the community or on campus. Works closely with the Social Justice and Poverty Committee.
Election/Get Out the Vote Team. Work with the Champaign County Democrats, League of Women Voters, Champaign County Voters Alliance, and other groups to provide voter education resources, and volunteers to deliver door hangers and hang posters for Democratic candidates.
Social Justice and Poverty Team.This committee will be developed in tandem with national/state/local initiatives that influence the lives of immigrants and black/brown communities. It will also focus on immigration support and racial-justice support.
Security Team/Rapid Response Team. This is the successor to our fledgling Democracy Pod effort. Members will organize and/or participate in any nonviolent direct action protests in town as requested.