Plastic Pollution, Bag Bans, Updates, CA Bag ban
October 06 2016

Volunteer for YES on Prop 67

by Bill Hickman

Surfrider Chapters throughout California are supporting the YES on Prop 67 campaign for a statewide plastic checkout bag ban! There are three main ways that you can help support the campaign right now: 1) Talk about voting YES on Prop 67 with your friends and family. Share our social media posts and mention it in conversations. 2) Participate in a phone banking event to call potential supporters for YES on 67. 3) Participate in Reusable Bag Day on October 20th.

1- Here are some great web pages to share for YES on 67:
Yes On 67 Surfrider webpage
Sign the pledge to vote Yes On 67
Top 10 reasons to support #YesOn67
Endorsements for #YesOn67 #CAbagban
Get your reusable tote bag

and some great social media feeds to follow and share:

2- Phone banking is an effective way of reaching a large number of voters in a short period of time. Surfrider Chapters are hosting a few phone banking events where volunteers will have a suggested script provided along with phone numbers for people likely to be undecided on Prop 67. Please email if you are interested in helping at any of these upcoming phone banks:
Costa Mesa - Saturday 10/15 10am-2pm at CrashLabs 234 E 17th St Suite 117, Costa Mesa, CA 92627
Ventura - Monday 10/17 6:00-7:30pm
San Clemente - Tuesday 10/18 5:00-7:30pm
Manhattan Beach - Monday 10/24 6:00-7:30pm
San Clemente - Tuesday 11/1 5:00-7:30pm
Santa Monica, San Diego and San Francisco TBA

3- Reusable Bag Day is coming on October 20th! Remember your bag and vote YES on Prop 67. Surfrider Chapters will be handing out FREE reusable bags at various locations. Participating Chapters include San Diego, Newport Beach, South Bay LA, West LA / Malibu, Ventura, Isla Vista, San Luis Obispo, Monterey, San Francisco, Humboldt. If you have bags to donate or if you would you like to help at one of our locations please email You can also help by sharing the social media posts on October 20th.

Click Here for a list of more volunteer opportunities throughout the state with our coalition partners.

For a list of all Surfrider Foundation Chapters to get involved locally, please visit