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===Tips===
 
===Tips===
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*Always Forward tracks members of the [http://alwaysforward.io/congress/ House] and [http://alwaysforward.io/senate/ Senate] on their positions on the issues.
 
*[https://gumroad.com/l/callthehallsguide Call the Halls: Contacting Your Representative the Smart Way]
 
*[https://gumroad.com/l/callthehallsguide Call the Halls: Contacting Your Representative the Smart Way]
 
*[http://committeemaps.org/ Congressional committee maps], so you can easily see who to contact about what issues
 
*[http://committeemaps.org/ Congressional committee maps], so you can easily see who to contact about what issues
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*[https://www.indivisibleguide.com/resources-2/2017/1/20/congressional-cheat-sheet Congressional Cheat Sheet] from Indivisible
 
*[https://www.indivisibleguide.com/resources-2/2017/1/20/congressional-cheat-sheet Congressional Cheat Sheet] from Indivisible
 
*[https://secure.assets.bostatic.com/apps/monroe/media/filer_public/13/cf/13cf052b-4bf0-46eb-a982-6ae1b48f9258/2017_training_toolkit_recessvisit.pdf Congressional Recess Toolkit,] from [https://www.ofa.us/news/make-recess-count/?source=socnet_tw_ofa_20170221_ofa_recess_toolkit_2&utm_medium=social&utm_source=tw_ofa&utm_campaign=socnet_tw_ofa_20170221_ofa_recess_toolkit_2&utm_content=20170221_ofa_recess_toolkit_2 Organizing for America]
 
*[https://secure.assets.bostatic.com/apps/monroe/media/filer_public/13/cf/13cf052b-4bf0-46eb-a982-6ae1b48f9258/2017_training_toolkit_recessvisit.pdf Congressional Recess Toolkit,] from [https://www.ofa.us/news/make-recess-count/?source=socnet_tw_ofa_20170221_ofa_recess_toolkit_2&utm_medium=social&utm_source=tw_ofa&utm_campaign=socnet_tw_ofa_20170221_ofa_recess_toolkit_2&utm_content=20170221_ofa_recess_toolkit_2 Organizing for America]
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*[https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1AsDez86TCuKD4WYuO_0QOB7dbhMwFa7HZ90gzRPahdk/htmlview?usp=sharing&sle=true House members considering voting against the AHCA]
 
*[http://echothroughthefog.cordeliadillon.com/post/153393286626/how-to-call-your-reps-when-you-have-social-anxiety/ How to call your reps when you have social anxiety]
 
*[http://echothroughthefog.cordeliadillon.com/post/153393286626/how-to-call-your-reps-when-you-have-social-anxiety/ How to call your reps when you have social anxiety]
  
===Contact Info===
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===Senators and Representatives===
 
*Call US Senators and Representatives: tel:(844)872-0234
 
*Call US Senators and Representatives: tel:(844)872-0234
 
*Call US Senators and Representatives via a web interface, [http://callgov.us CallGov].
 
*Call US Senators and Representatives via a web interface, [http://callgov.us CallGov].
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*[https://resistbot.io/ ResistBot]: an easy way to get messages to your reps
 
*[https://resistbot.io/ ResistBot]: an easy way to get messages to your reps
 
*[https://www.postcardsforamerica.com/ Postcards for America] (more info [https://www.facebook.com/postcardsforAmerica/ here])
 
*[https://www.postcardsforamerica.com/ Postcards for America] (more info [https://www.facebook.com/postcardsforAmerica/ here])
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*[https://snailmailcongress.com/ Snail Mail Congress]: service for sending your reps letter in the mail
  
====Contacting the White House====
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===White House===
*[https://whcommentline.com White House Comment Line]: Just because the White House shut down their comment line doesn't mean you can't contact them.
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*White House Comment Line: 202-246-1111 
*[https://www.whitehouse.gov/briefing-room/presidential-actions White House's official list of executive orders]
 
*[https://www.track-trump.com/ Track Trump] and [https://trumptracker.github.io/ Trump Tracker], two groups/sites that track Trump's promises compared to his actions
 
*[https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/ng-interactive/2017/jan/20/donald-trump-first-100-days-president-daily-updates Trump Tracker]—The Guardian
 
 
*[http://falladaproject.org/ Fallada Project], send postcards for the resistance
 
*[http://falladaproject.org/ Fallada Project], send postcards for the resistance
  
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* [http://whatdoidoabouttrump.com/action-hub/ Action Hub from What Do I Do About Trump has '''action alerts''', mainly legislative-oriented, from 80+ groups
 
* [http://whatdoidoabouttrump.com/action-hub/ Action Hub from What Do I Do About Trump has '''action alerts''', mainly legislative-oriented, from 80+ groups
 
*[https://www.actionalliance.co/ Action Alliance], an alliance of '''80+ call-to-action sites/organizations'''
 
*[https://www.actionalliance.co/ Action Alliance], an alliance of '''80+ call-to-action sites/organizations'''
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===Tracking Trump===
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*[https://factba.se/ FactBase], a searchable database of everything Trump says
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*[https://themoscowproject.org/ Moscow Project]
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*[https://www.track-trump.com/ Track Trump], a group that tracks Trump's promises compared to his actions
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*[https://trumptracker.github.io/ Trump Tracker], a group that tracks Trump's promises compared to his actions
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*[https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/ng-interactive/2017/jan/20/donald-trump-first-100-days-president-daily-updates Trump Tracker]—The Guardian
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*[https://www.whitehouse.gov/briefing-room/presidential-actions White House's official list of executive orders]
  
 
== [[File:megaphone.png | left | 50px | Organizing | link= ]] Organizing ==
 
== [[File:megaphone.png | left | 50px | Organizing | link= ]] Organizing ==
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*[http://thecitizenscampaign.org/ The Citizen's Campaign]
 
*[http://thecitizenscampaign.org/ The Citizen's Campaign]
 
*[https://www.indivisibleguide.com Indivisible], a guide to contacting your legislators
 
*[https://www.indivisibleguide.com Indivisible], a guide to contacting your legislators
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*[https://www.ourstates.org/#engage Our States], focused on state-level advocacy
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*[http://www.bolderadvocacy.org/tools-for-effective-advocacy Tools for Effective Advocacy] and other [http://www.bolderadvocacy.org/tools-for-effective-advocacy/toolkits toolkits] from Bolder Advocacy
  
 
===Issue Guides===
 
===Issue Guides===
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== [[File:newspaper.png | left | 50px]] Communications==
 
== [[File:newspaper.png | left | 50px]] Communications==
 
===Talking to Others About the Issues===
 
===Talking to Others About the Issues===
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*[https://www.100days100dinners.us/ 100 Days, 100 Dinners]—self-organized structures for community-building
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*[http://graphics.wsj.com/blue-feed-red-feed/ Blue Feed, Red Feed]: see the difference between conservative and liberal Facebook/Twitter feeds
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*[https://www.racialequitytools.org/act/communicating/communicating-for-racial-justice Communicating for Racial Justice]
 
*[https://www.slideshare.net/MeredithGould/digital-activism-101-a-guide-to-showing-up-speaking-out-and-connecting-on-twitter-and-facebook?trk=v-feed Digital Advocacy 101: A Guide to Showing Up, Speaking Out, and Connecting on Twitter and Facebook]
 
*[https://www.slideshare.net/MeredithGould/digital-activism-101-a-guide-to-showing-up-speaking-out-and-connecting-on-twitter-and-facebook?trk=v-feed Digital Advocacy 101: A Guide to Showing Up, Speaking Out, and Connecting on Twitter and Facebook]
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*[https://www.escapeyourbubble.com/ Escape Your Bubble]
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*[https://flipfeed.media.mit.edu/ Flipfeed], see a Twitter feed from someone of the opposite political ideology
 
*[http://bit.ly/1O448eq Guide for Talking to White People in the Moment of Trump]
 
*[http://bit.ly/1O448eq Guide for Talking to White People in the Moment of Trump]
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*[https://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/03/arts/the-battle-over-your-political-bubble.html?mwrsm=Email&_r=1 How to Escape Your Political Bubble]
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*[https://grist.org/series/skeptics/ How to Talk to a Climate Skeptic]
 
*[https://docs.google.com/document/d/1nLEwmBR_ckC3DaDyLV2IKHAPE_dRGnzomGiTImr-eAI/mobilebasic How to Talk to Your Loved Ones About a Donald Trump Presidency]
 
*[https://docs.google.com/document/d/1nLEwmBR_ckC3DaDyLV2IKHAPE_dRGnzomGiTImr-eAI/mobilebasic How to Talk to Your Loved Ones About a Donald Trump Presidency]
 
*[https://www.ted.com/talks/robb_willer_how_to_have_better_political_conversations?utm_source=twitter.com&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=tedspread/ How to have better political conversations]
 
*[https://www.ted.com/talks/robb_willer_how_to_have_better_political_conversations?utm_source=twitter.com&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=tedspread/ How to have better political conversations]
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*[http://www.readacrosstheaisle.com/ Read Across the Aisle]
 
*[https://talktrumpout.com Talk Trump Out]
 
*[https://talktrumpout.com Talk Trump Out]
 
*[http://rememberingtrayvon.com/talkabouttrayvon/ Talk About Trayvon:] A Toolkit for White People
 
*[http://rememberingtrayvon.com/talkabouttrayvon/ Talk About Trayvon:] A Toolkit for White People
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*[http://thisismyoath.com/ This Is My Oath]: Step 3, Beyond the Bubble (scroll down)
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*[https://unbubble.io/ Unbubble]
  
 
===Secure Ways of Leaking to the Press ===
 
===Secure Ways of Leaking to the Press ===
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*[https://www.nytimes.com/newsgraphics/2016/news-tips/ The New York Times]
 
*[https://www.nytimes.com/newsgraphics/2016/news-tips/ The New York Times]
 
*[https://securedrop.propublica.org/ ProPublica]
 
*[https://securedrop.propublica.org/ ProPublica]
*[https://www.propublica.org/article/help-us-track-winds-of-change-as-trump-confronts-climate-issues ProPublica]---for reporting climate change information removed from the federal government's website
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*[https://www.propublica.org/article/help-us-track-winds-of-change-as-trump-confronts-climate-issues ProPublica]—for reporting climate change information removed from the federal government's website
 
*[https://tellontrump.com/ Tell On Trump]—for federal government employees
 
*[https://tellontrump.com/ Tell On Trump]—for federal government employees
 
*[https://www.washingtonpost.com/securedrop/ The Washington Post]
 
*[https://www.washingtonpost.com/securedrop/ The Washington Post]
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===Communications Platforms===
 
===Communications Platforms===
*[http://www.wdtmplatform.net WDTM Platform: An organizing, communication, and project management tool for action groups]
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*Cell 411, an app for issuing mobile alerts—[https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/cell-411/id1023158186?mt=8 iOS] and [https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.safearx.cell411&hl=en Google]
 
*[https://www.usedust.com/ Dust], an app for disappearing text messages and photos that is similar in some ways to Snapchat
 
*[https://www.usedust.com/ Dust], an app for disappearing text messages and photos that is similar in some ways to Snapchat
 
*[https://www.guerrillamail.com/ Guerrilla Mail], disposable temporary e-mail addresses
 
*[https://www.guerrillamail.com/ Guerrilla Mail], disposable temporary e-mail addresses
*[https://wire.com/en/ Wire], fully encrypted end-to-end alternative to Skype for every platform (desktop & mobile)
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*[https://www.hellofax.com Hello Fax], send & receive faxes from your computer, free with a Gmail address
*[https://whispersystems.org/ Whisper Systems], secure messaging
 
 
*[https://www.twilio.com/ Twilio], create responsive phone/text sequences
 
*[https://www.twilio.com/ Twilio], create responsive phone/text sequences
 
*[https://twitter.com/ Twitter], connect and share ideas
 
*[https://twitter.com/ Twitter], connect and share ideas
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*[http://www.wdtmplatform.net WDTM Platform: An organizing, communication, and project management tool for action groups]
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*[https://wire.com/en/ Wire], fully encrypted end-to-end alternative to Skype for every platform (desktop & mobile)
 
*[https://www.whatsapp.com/ WhatsApp], group texting (not secure!)
 
*[https://www.whatsapp.com/ WhatsApp], group texting (not secure!)
*[https://www.hellofax.com Hello Fax], send & receive faxes from your computer, free with a Gmail address
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*[https://whispersystems.org/ Whisper Systems], secure messaging
  
 
===Working with the Media===
 
===Working with the Media===
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*[https://www.wnyc.org/story/breaking-news-consumers-handbook-pdf/ Breaking News Consumer's Handbook]: how to sort good information from bad
 
*[https://www.wnyc.org/story/breaking-news-consumers-handbook-pdf/ Breaking News Consumer's Handbook]: how to sort good information from bad
 
*[http://drc.centerfornewsliteracy.org/ Center for News Literacy]: Teaching news literacy
 
*[http://drc.centerfornewsliteracy.org/ Center for News Literacy]: Teaching news literacy
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*[https://pen.org/defending-free-expression-a-toolkit-for-writers-and-readers/?utm_source=Communications&utm_campaign=4ed64e3cc4-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2017_03_17&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_c67d07604c-4ed64e3cc4-247468217&mc_cid=4ed64e3cc4&mc_eid=637eeeb5db Defending Free Expression: A Toolkit for Writers and Readers]
 
*[https://docs.google.com/document/d/1OPghC4ra6QLhaHhW8QvPJRMKGEXT7KaZtG_7s5-UQrw/edit#heading=h.l4uvrs8m75xh Design Solutions for Fake News]
 
*[https://docs.google.com/document/d/1OPghC4ra6QLhaHhW8QvPJRMKGEXT7KaZtG_7s5-UQrw/edit#heading=h.l4uvrs8m75xh Design Solutions for Fake News]
 
*[http://www.factcheck.org/2016/11/how-to-spot-fake-news/ How to Spot Fake News], Fact Check
 
*[http://www.factcheck.org/2016/11/how-to-spot-fake-news/ How to Spot Fake News], Fact Check
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*[http://adstrike.us/ AdStrike], advocate for corporations to stop advertising on hate/fake news sites
 
*[http://adstrike.us/ AdStrike], advocate for corporations to stop advertising on hate/fake news sites
 
*[http://www.aflcio.org/Get-Involved/AFL-CIO-Endorsed-Boycotts AFL-CIO] endorsed boycotts
 
*[http://www.aflcio.org/Get-Involved/AFL-CIO-Endorsed-Boycotts AFL-CIO] endorsed boycotts
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*[https://www.democraticcoalition.org/boycotttrumpapp BoycottTrump], an app to help you boycott Trump
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*[https://www.buycott.com/campaign/1317/boycott-trump-products Buycott]'s boycott of Trump products
 
*[https://www.thedjtr.com/ The Donald J. Trump Resistance], mainly a boycott
 
*[https://www.thedjtr.com/ The Donald J. Trump Resistance], mainly a boycott
 
*[http://www.dontpaytrump.com/ Don't Pay Trump]. an extension that tells you if you're shopping at a website that stocks Trump products:  
 
*[http://www.dontpaytrump.com/ Don't Pay Trump]. an extension that tells you if you're shopping at a website that stocks Trump products:  
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*[https://www.runforoffice.org/ Run for Office] (find the offices you are eligible to run for)
 
*[https://www.runforoffice.org/ Run for Office] (find the offices you are eligible to run for)
 
*[https://www.runforsomething.net/ Run For Something] (specializes in progressives younger than 35)
 
*[https://www.runforsomething.net/ Run For Something] (specializes in progressives younger than 35)
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*[http://runningstartonline.org/ Running Start]
 
*[http://www.sheshouldrun.org/incubator She Should Run]
 
*[http://www.sheshouldrun.org/incubator She Should Run]
 
*[https://victoryfund.org/ Victory Fund], helping elect LGBTQ+ candidates
 
*[https://victoryfund.org/ Victory Fund], helping elect LGBTQ+ candidates
 
*[https://voterunlead.org/ Vote Run Lead]
 
*[https://voterunlead.org/ Vote Run Lead]
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See also the Bustle article [https://www.bustle.com/p/how-to-run-for-office-for-the-first-time-37075 How to Run for Office for the First Time].
  
 
=== Non-Candidate Political/Leadership Training ===
 
=== Non-Candidate Political/Leadership Training ===
 
*[http://ctwo.org/ Center for Third-World Organizing], a racial justice organization dedicated to building a social justice movement led by people of color
 
*[http://ctwo.org/ Center for Third-World Organizing], a racial justice organization dedicated to building a social justice movement led by people of color
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*[https://action.dccc.org/sign-up/dccc-u DCCC-U], a political training program from the [https://dccc.org Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee]
 
*[http://yeonetwork.org/our-work/front-line-leaders-academy/ Front Line Leaders Academy]
 
*[http://yeonetwork.org/our-work/front-line-leaders-academy/ Front Line Leaders Academy]
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*[https://peoplesaction.org/programs/leadership-development/ People's Action Leadership Development]
 
*[http://projectsouth.org/ Project South]
 
*[http://projectsouth.org/ Project South]
 
*[http://rockwoodleadership.org/ Rockwood Leadership Institute]
 
*[http://rockwoodleadership.org/ Rockwood Leadership Institute]
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*[https://www.seedsofpeace.org/ Seeds of Peace]
 
*[http://www.svn.org/ Social Venture Network]
 
*[http://www.svn.org/ Social Venture Network]
 
*[http://standinginourpower.com/ Standing in Our Power], leadership development for women of color
 
*[http://standinginourpower.com/ Standing in Our Power], leadership development for women of color
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*[https://medium.com/the-coffeelicious/how-to-stayoutraged-without-losing-your-mind-fc0c41aa68f3#.az085393o How to Stay Outraged Without Losing Your Mind] by Mirah Curzer. January 16, 2017.
 
*[https://medium.com/the-coffeelicious/how-to-stayoutraged-without-losing-your-mind-fc0c41aa68f3#.az085393o How to Stay Outraged Without Losing Your Mind] by Mirah Curzer. January 16, 2017.
 
*[https://superyesmore.com/productivity-in-terrible-times-709d4b3127d845e2d090bf94f0b93263 Productivity in Terrible Times] by Eileen Webb. January 5, 2017.
 
*[https://superyesmore.com/productivity-in-terrible-times-709d4b3127d845e2d090bf94f0b93263 Productivity in Terrible Times] by Eileen Webb. January 5, 2017.
*[https://www.tinyletter.com/revel-reflect-recharge Revel Reflect Recharge] by Annette Kraus: Motivation and methods to keep resisting for the long haul.
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*[https://www.tinyletter.com/revel-reflect-recharge Revel Reflect Recharge] by Annette Kraus: Motivation and methods to keep resisting for the long haul. See in particular the [https://tinyletter.com/revel-reflect-recharge/letters/a-recharge-toolkit Recharge Toolkit].
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*[http://www.peaceisloud.org/small-victories/ Small Victories], a newsletter from Peace Is Loud
  
 
===Podcasts===
 
===Podcasts===
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*[https://www.girardatlarge.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/Bias-Free-Language-Guide-Inclusive-Excellence-073015.pdf Bias-free language guide], University of New Hampshire
 
*[https://www.girardatlarge.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/Bias-Free-Language-Guide-Inclusive-Excellence-073015.pdf Bias-free language guide], University of New Hampshire
 
*[http://www.mediamatters.org/blog/2017/02/17/do-s-and-don-ts-covering-immigration-under-trump/215388 Covering Immigration Under Trump], Media Matters for America
 
*[http://www.mediamatters.org/blog/2017/02/17/do-s-and-don-ts-covering-immigration-under-trump/215388 Covering Immigration Under Trump], Media Matters for America
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*[https://pen.org/defending-free-expression-a-toolkit-for-writers-and-readers/?utm_source=Communications&utm_campaign=4ed64e3cc4-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2017_03_17&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_c67d07604c-4ed64e3cc4-247468217&mc_cid=4ed64e3cc4&mc_eid=637eeeb5db Defending Free Expression: A Toolkit for Writers and Readers]
 
*[http://ncdj.org/style-guide/ Disability Language Style Guide], National Center on Disability and Journalism
 
*[http://ncdj.org/style-guide/ Disability Language Style Guide], National Center on Disability and Journalism
 
*[http://www.glaad.org/reference GLAAD Media Reference Guide]
 
*[http://www.glaad.org/reference GLAAD Media Reference Guide]
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*[https://autisticadvocacy.org/home/about-asan/identity-first-language/ Identity-First Language], Autistic Self Advocacy Center
 
*[https://autisticadvocacy.org/home/about-asan/identity-first-language/ Identity-First Language], Autistic Self Advocacy Center
 
*[http://www.aaja.org/coverageguide/ Guide to Covering Asian America], Asian American Journalists Association
 
*[http://www.aaja.org/coverageguide/ Guide to Covering Asian America], Asian American Journalists Association
*Several takes on covering Trump's tweets: [https://www.poynter.org/2017/heres-how-news-organizations-should-cover-president-trumps-tweets/448160/], [https://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2016/12/resisting-trumps-tweets/509222/], [https://www.nytimes.com/2016/11/29/business/media/if-trump-tweets-it-is-it-news-a-quandary-for-the-news-media.html?_r=0],
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*Several takes on covering Trump's tweets: [https://www.poynter.org/2017/heres-how-news-organizations-should-cover-president-trumps-tweets/448160/], [https://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2016/12/resisting-trumps-tweets/509222/], [https://www.nytimes.com/2016/11/29/business/media/if-trump-tweets-it-is-it-news-a-quandary-for-the-news-media.html?_r=0]
 
*[http://www.journaliststoolbox.org/category/electionspolitics/?utm_content=buffer1b971&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer Journalists' Toolbox] for covering election/politics
 
*[http://www.journaliststoolbox.org/category/electionspolitics/?utm_content=buffer1b971&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer Journalists' Toolbox] for covering election/politics
 
*[http://www.nabj.org/?styleguide National Association of Black Journalists Style Guide]
 
*[http://www.nabj.org/?styleguide National Association of Black Journalists Style Guide]
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*[https://www.raceforward.org/reporting-guide Race Forward], Race Reporting Guide
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*[https://www.raceforward.org/press/releases/best-practices-journalists-reporting-police-killings-black-and-brown-people?utm_term=Best%20Practices%20for%20Journalists%20Reporting%20on%20Police%20Killings%20of%20Black%20and%20Brown%20People&utm_campaign=Necessary%20Conversations%20During%20An%20Urgent%20Time%20&utm_content=email&utm_source=Act-On+Software&utm_medium=email&cm_mmc=Act-On%20Software-_-email-_-Necessary%20Conversations%20During%20An%20Urgent%20Time%20-_-Best%20Practices%20for%20Journalists%20Reporting%20on%20Police%20Killings%20of%20Black%20and%20Brown%20People Race Forward], Best Practices for Journalists Reporting on Police Killings of Black and Brown People
 
*[http://resistanc.com/support-resistanc Resistanc], a resistance news site looking for contributors
 
*[http://resistanc.com/support-resistanc Resistanc], a resistance news site looking for contributors
 
*[https://www.rcfp.org/browse-media-law-resources/digital-journalists-legal-guide Digital Journalist's Legal Guide]
 
*[https://www.rcfp.org/browse-media-law-resources/digital-journalists-legal-guide Digital Journalist's Legal Guide]
 
*[https://gopostmatic.com/press/ Postmatic Press], services for independent news organizations
 
*[https://gopostmatic.com/press/ Postmatic Press], services for independent news organizations
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*[http://www.cjr.org/covering_trump/trump_coverage_tools.php Tools to Enhance Your Trump Coverage], from the Columbia Journalism Review
  
 
===For Lawyers===
 
===For Lawyers===
 
*[https://www.americanbar.org/content/dam/aba/administrative/lawyers_professional_liability/ls_lpl_pro_bono_work_and_malpractice_coverage.authcheckdam.pdf Pro Bono Work and Malpractice Coverage: A Guide for the Pro Bono Attorney], American Bar Association
 
*[https://www.americanbar.org/content/dam/aba/administrative/lawyers_professional_liability/ls_lpl_pro_bono_work_and_malpractice_coverage.authcheckdam.pdf Pro Bono Work and Malpractice Coverage: A Guide for the Pro Bono Attorney], American Bar Association
 
*[https://www.helpthelawyers.us/ Help the Lawyers], connecting people to lawyers
 
*[https://www.helpthelawyers.us/ Help the Lawyers], connecting people to lawyers
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====Pro Bono Opportunities====
 
====Pro Bono Opportunities====
 
*[http://www.theadvocatesforhumanrights.org/ Advocates for Human Rights]
 
*[http://www.theadvocatesforhumanrights.org/ Advocates for Human Rights]
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*[http://www.aam-us.org/advocacy/museums-advocacy-day/advocate-from-anywhere Advocate from Anywhere]
 
*[http://www.aam-us.org/advocacy/museums-advocacy-day/advocate-from-anywhere Advocate from Anywhere]
 
*[https://libraryfreedomproject.org/ourwork/workshops/ Library Freedom Project] workshops for librarians
 
*[https://libraryfreedomproject.org/ourwork/workshops/ Library Freedom Project] workshops for librarians
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*[http://litnet.org/SAVEtheNEA/ Save the NEA] advocacy for NEA/NEH
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===For Organizers===
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*[https://www.actionalliance.co/ Action Alliance]: join for help with organizing
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*[http://www.democracypartners.com/ Democracy Partners]
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*[http://getgroundgame.com/ Ground Game], organizing tools for progressive campaigns, unions, and advocacy groups
  
 
===For Religious Leaders===
 
===For Religious Leaders===
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===For Teachers===
 
===For Teachers===
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*[https://acespace.org/teachers ACE Space]: teaching about climate change
 
*[http://drc.centerfornewsliteracy.org/ Center for News Literacy]: Teaching news literacy
 
*[http://drc.centerfornewsliteracy.org/ Center for News Literacy]: Teaching news literacy
 
*[https://www.facinghistory.org/educator-resources Facing History: Educator Resources]
 
*[https://www.facinghistory.org/educator-resources Facing History: Educator Resources]
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*[http://www.radicalteacher.net/ Radical Teacher], resource guides for educators (and more)
 
*[http://www.radicalteacher.net/ Radical Teacher], resource guides for educators (and more)
 
*[http://www.thenyic.org/node/5238 Supporting Immigrant Students], New York Immigration Coalition
 
*[http://www.thenyic.org/node/5238 Supporting Immigrant Students], New York Immigration Coalition
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*[http://www.teachhumanrights.com/lesson-plans.html Teach Human Rights]
 
*[https://www.teachprogress.org/ Teach Progress], strengthening our democracy one school at a time
 
*[https://www.teachprogress.org/ Teach Progress], strengthening our democracy one school at a time
 
*[http://www.tolerance.org/ Teaching Tolerance], from the Southern Poverty Law Center
 
*[http://www.tolerance.org/ Teaching Tolerance], from the Southern Poverty Law Center
 
*[http://www.transstudent.org/ Trans Student Educational Resource]
 
*[http://www.transstudent.org/ Trans Student Educational Resource]
 
*[http://classroom.therefugeecenter.org/programs/volunteering-with-refugees Volunteering with Refugees], an online class from the Refugee Center
 
*[http://classroom.therefugeecenter.org/programs/volunteering-with-refugees Volunteering with Refugees], an online class from the Refugee Center
*[https://acespace.org/teachers ACE Space]: teaching about climate change
 
 
*[https://zinnedproject.org/teaching-materials/ Zinn Education Project: Teaching a People's History]
 
*[https://zinnedproject.org/teaching-materials/ Zinn Education Project: Teaching a People's History]
  

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Post resources and tools that people can use to organize, resist, and advocate for policy and systems change.

Contents

Intervening to Stop Everyday Injustices
Intervening to Stop Everyday Injustices
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Volunteering
Volunteering
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See also Organizations Looking for Volunteers

Advocacy Tools
Contacting Elected Officials
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Tips[edit]

Senators and Representatives[edit]

White House[edit]

  • White House Comment Line: 202-246-1111
  • Fallada Project, send postcards for the resistance

Scripts and Alerts[edit]

  • 5 Calls, a step-by-step guide organized by issue, including WHO to call and WHAT to say
  • Alder, an iPhone app that gives you one relevant political action every day.
  • Call Your Reps, free iPhone app
  • Sign up for CallsForChange to get a weekly text and/or email with background on issues, a sample script, and the phone numbers for your members of Congress for one-tap calling from your smartphone.
  • The Sixty Five, weekly advocacy calls to action
  • Try Voices, app for advocacy alerts and help calling reps
  • [http://whatdoidoabouttrump.com/action-hub/ Action Hub from What Do I Do About Trump has action alerts, mainly legislative-oriented, from 80+ groups
  • Action Alliance, an alliance of 80+ call-to-action sites/organizations

Tracking Trump[edit]

Organizing
Organizing
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Guides for Organizing[edit]

Issue Guides[edit]

Social Justice/General[edit]

Sexual Assault/Domestic Violence[edit]

Disability Justice[edit]

Immigrant Rights[edit]

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Communications
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Talking to Others About the Issues[edit]

Secure Ways of Leaking to the Press[edit]

Social Media Tools[edit]

  • Lumen, Create free videos for social media
  • HootSuite, social media management/scheduling

Building Websites / Platforms[edit]

Communications Platforms[edit]

Working with the Media[edit]

Media Literacy[edit]

Also check out Safety and Security and Media Normalization

Events, Direct Actions, and Protests
Events, Direct Actions, and Protests
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Listing Protests[edit]

See: Upcoming Events/Opportunities

How to Protest[edit]

Protest Tools[edit]

Creating Demands[edit]

Tracking Legislation / Litigation
Tracking Legislation / Litigation
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Tracking Legislation[edit]

Tracking Litigation (court cases)[edit]

Advocating to Businesses / Banks
Advocating to Businesses / Banks
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Boycotts[edit]

Banking[edit]

Elections/Campaigns
Elections / Campaigning
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General[edit]

Campaigns to Work On[edit]

Campaign and Election Tools[edit]

See also Elections

Political Training
Political Training
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Training to Run for Office[edit]

See also the Bustle article How to Run for Office for the First Time.

Non-Candidate Political/Leadership Training[edit]

Self-Care Tools
Self-Care Tools
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Podcasts[edit]

Meditation[edit]

For Professionals
For Professionals
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For Federal Employees[edit]

For Journalists and Writers[edit]

For Lawyers[edit]

Pro Bono Opportunities[edit]

Filing petitions for the immigration EO[edit]

For Librarians[edit]

For Organizers[edit]

For Religious Leaders[edit]

For Teachers[edit]

For Tech/Data People[edit]

Data Analysis and Visualization
Data Analysis and Visualization
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Data Analysis Tools[edit]

Data Visualization Tools[edit]

  • Pik to Chart, create infographics
  • Tableau, create visually appealing charts and graphs
  • Carto, mapping visualization tool

Data Sources[edit]

Learning Tools
Learning Tools
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See also Essential Readings and Resources for Teachers.

Podcasts[edit]

Videos[edit]

Breaking Out of the Media Bubble[edit]

    • Polar News: pairs articles on various sides of the issues