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====Contacting the White House====
 
====Contacting the 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.
 
*[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.
*[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://www.whitehouse.gov/briefing-room/presidential-actions White House's official list of executive orders]
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*[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
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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
  
 
== [[File:megaphone.png | left | 50px | Organizing | link= ]] Organizing ==
 
== [[File:megaphone.png | left | 50px | Organizing | link= ]] Organizing ==
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===Talking to Others About the Issues===
 
===Talking to Others About the Issues===
 
*[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.racialequitytools.org/act/communicating/communicating-for-racial-justice Communicating for Racial Justice]
 
*[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]
 
*[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]
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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.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://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
  
 
===For Religious Leaders===
 
===For Religious Leaders===

Latest revision as of 09:03, 23 March 2017

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]

Contact Info[edit]

Contacting the White House[edit]

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 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