Some of our Coffee Party USA activists consider what we have learned from Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. (February 2017) (From Victoria) Of all the words of wisdom left behind by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the ones that struck a deep and resonating chord with me were those in the passage in which he used the words “flotsam and jetsam.” With “flotsam” being the wreckage of a ship or its cargo drifting on the sea or washed ashore, worthless […]
By Jeanene Louden, Coffee Party USA Director (December 2016) The president elect is calling for American unity as a way forward. Those that did not support him are calling for unity as a way forward. What do we mean by “unity”? What will it take for us to actually be “one nation, under god, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all”? If the answer from the little voice inside your head started with the word “they”, there is hope. When you […]
Heather Prabish has volunteered in numerous work groups and also participated in our Coffee Party Panelists Team, and has helped out in several foundation projects such as Coffee Party Talks, panelist guidelines and member surveys. She was a huge influence in our Coffee Party VoterBuddy effort. Heather was born and raised in Nebraska and has lived most of her adult life in Chicago suburbs where she now resides. Heather is the mother of six children between the ages of 7 and […]
Originally from New York, Elisabeth Parker has spent time in Boston, San Diego and San Francisco and now resides in Tacoma, Washington with her husband and 14 year old daughter. Elisabeth is an artist, a techie, a web designer and a blogger for several online liberal news sites. Elisabeth joined the Coffee Party in 2014. She was attracted to our Join The Coffee Party Movement Facebook Page and was drawn to the idea of a safe place where people with […]
Debilyn Molineaux served as the Coffee Party USA president for several years because she shares our passion for cooperative collaboration and civil conversation. Here is one of her blogs from 2015 that was published in the Huffington Post. Most of the time I go on Facebook and catch up with my friends, like memes about good deeds, kind acts and videos of cats. I like to think I’m an average Facebook user. Of course, being involved with politics, even […]
Coffee Party Members endured a rainstorm, a sleet storm, a hail storm, and a snowstorm all in the period of a few hours.
Not unlike what might be found on the “Acknowledgements” page in a best selling novel, our story would not be complete without taking a moment to honor the founder of our movement, Annabel Park. Today, Annabel is taking her commitment to bringing democracy back into the hands of the people by moving on to other projects. But we remember how her passion inspired the grassroots movement that became Coffee Party USA. When I began the Facebook fan page “Join the […]