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Postcard Writing League

  • Gideon Welles 4500 North Lincoln Avenue Chicago, IL, 60625 United States (map)

Join the Indivisible Chicago Postcard Writing League


WHAT IS A POSTCARD WRITING LEAGUE?

You've heard of a bowling league, right? Well, we don't want to leave all the fun to those bowling athletes. Pick a team and write postcards together. Write to win prizes and, probably more importantly, help elect people who share your values! We will count up postcards for each team and keep the standings

WHO DO WE WRITE POSTCARDS TO?

We will be writing postcards to voters who share our values and voted in 2016, but did not vote in 2014. We are going to turn them out for the midterms! We will be writing postcards to Sean Casten's district (IL-6) and Lauren Underwood's (IL-14) to start, and we will expand to other districts as interest dictates.

DO YOU KNOW THAT LAST QUESTION ENDED IN A PREPOSITION?

We do. We keep it loose around here.

WHAT IF I WANT TO GO TO ONE OF THE REGULAR NEIGHBORHOOD POSTCARD PARTIES?

Then we say fantastic! The league nights we are putting together are a chance to get together, but if your team or any members of your team want to write postcards with your neighborhood group, then do it! Do both! Do it all! We love it! You are on the honor system to keep track of how many cards you write and get that added to your team's total. In fact, there are zero instances where you write postcards to reach voters where we won't count it. We just really want everyone to vote.

DOES IT COST ANYTHING TO ENTER?

Just your time, effort, and hand cramps. Postcards will be provided and we will cover the postage for postcards filled out during league events

DO I HAVE TO HAVE A TEAM?

The most fun is to recruit friends to join (which has the added benefit of bringing in new people), but we will happily work to put you on a team and bring people together. Ultimately, if you want to just show up and write postcards and not be on a team in the league, we won't say no. 

To join: First off, head over the to Postcard Posse website. There you will find all the same information, plus a form to sign up. Once you sign up, you will be emailed instructions on how to get going, form a team, and RSVP for league nights. If you don't want to write postcards, but still want to help, you can donate to help cover the cost of postage. 100 postcards will require $35 in postage.

So that's it! Let's get writing!

UPCOMING LEAGUE NIGHTS: