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The Resistance Manual is focused on presenting truthful and actionable information to empower people to participate in their democracy. The Resistance Manual is an open-source platform to harness the collective power of the people to continue to make progress in our communities. All content is reviewed for accuracy and relevance before being posted. Already, thousands of pieces of content have been contributed to the site from people all over the country, helping to keep communities informed and ready for the work ahead.

Together, we can win.

If you'd like to begin organizing or become a partner in maintaining the site, reach out at info@staywoke.org. The Resistance Manual is a project of Stay Woke.

Advisors

Aditi Juneja   link=
Aditi Juneja

@aditijuneja3
26 years old, NYU Law, feminist, Indian-American, immigrant, have epilepsy.

Samuel Sinyangwe   link=
Samuel Sinyangwe

@samswey
26 year old black activist and data scientist. Co-Founder, Campaign Zero and Mapping Police Violence.

Project Director

Addy Salami   link=
Addy Salami

@addystarshine
27 year old woman of faith, lover of justice, giver of no dambs (shoutout to @Luvvie). Nigerian American.

Technical Team Lead

Matt Stauffer   link=
Matt Stauffer

@stauffermatt
32-year-old developer and teacher. Partner Tighten Co., creator PulledOver and TechForward.

Issue-Specific Team Leads

Harold Joseph
Healthcare

Harold Joseph
@percivalpikliz
23 year old HIV prevention worker. Haitian-American. Identifies as queer.

Laura Diamondstone
Policing

Laura Diamondstone
64 years young woman, passionate about anti-racism and justice. Varied past chapters, now rural CA homesteading, juggling several projects, contributing where she can.

Christine Calvo
Immigration

Christine Calvo
@chrstnclv
29 year old Nicaraguan-American. Library cataloger.

Amna Warner
Mass Incarceration

Amna Warner
@amnaeyes
35 years old. Marketing researcher. Amna has a disability.

Ben Taylor   link=
Housing and Infrastructure

Ben Taylor
32 years old. High school social studies teacher.

Meka Brown
Women's Rights / Reproductive Justice

Meka Brown
@MekaMrb0415
39 years old. St. Louis, Missouri.

Jess Talwar
Muslim Ban / Registry and Women's Rights / Reproductive Justice

Jess Talwar
20 years old. Punjabi American College student in Chicago, IL. Standing in solidarity with both Sikh and Muslim Americans who are targeted for their faith.

LGBTQ Equality

Julia
26 year old historian from Switzerland. Identifies as lesbian.

Amy
Educational Justice

Amy
30 years old. Linguist. Teaches in North Carolina.

Joe Ekiert
Consumer Protections / Worker's Rights

Joe Ekiert
@smokinjoe
33 years old. Software engineer in California.

Clayton Aldern
Climate / Environment

Clayton Aldern
@compatibilism
26 years old. Writer and analyst. Washington State.

Serene Vannoy
Disability Rights

Serene Vannoy
@serenevannoy
50 year old writer/editor/student service professional. Jewish heritage. Identifies as queer and polyamorous. She also has multiple disabilities.

Scott Szczurek
Foreign Policy / Global Security

Scott Szczurek
@climbcatclasp
34 years old. Media strategist. Chicago, IL.

Samreen Fathima
Benefits / Tax Cuts

Samreen Fathima
@SamFathima87
29 years old, Dentist, Public Health Researcher.

Rory Fleming
Elections

Rory Fleming
@RoryFleming8A
In his 20s. Researcher and Law school grad. Identifies as genderqueer and has a disability.

Sherree Worrell
Societal Consequences of Trumpism and Trump's Conflicts of Interest

Sherree Worrell
@sherree_w
Late 50s. Veteran. California business owner.

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