One of the most popular sites on the web has decided to support the #Resist movement by starting up over 1,000 Meetup chapters aimed at crushing the two-week old administration.
Before today, our company had never taken a partisan stance. It’s not a decision we take lightly.
But after Donald Trump’s order to block people on the basis of nationality and religion, a line had been crossed. At a time when core democratic ideals felt under attack, we looked at our members’ response, and were inspired by Meetups like SF Resist. We felt a duty to spark more activity and broaden civic participation.