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Post resources and tools that people can use to organize, resist, and advocate for policy and systems change.
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Resources and tools that people can use to organize, resist, and advocate for change.
  
 
==[[File:warning.png | left | 50px | Intervening to Stop Everyday Injustices | link= ]] Intervening to Stop Everyday Injustices==
 
==[[File:warning.png | left | 50px | Intervening to Stop Everyday Injustices | link= ]] Intervening to Stop Everyday Injustices==
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For information on responding to and reporting hate crimes, see our [[Crisis Resources]] page.
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*[http://web.mit.edu/bystanders/strategies/index.html Active Bystander Strategies] from NYU
 
*[http://web.mit.edu/bystanders/strategies/index.html Active Bystander Strategies] from NYU
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*[https://socialabjection.wordpress.com/2016/06/30/bystander-intervention-againsthate/ Anti-Racist Bystander Intervention] guidelines
 
*[http://www.interventionanddeescalation.com/resources.html Intervention and Deescalation Resources]
 
*[http://www.interventionanddeescalation.com/resources.html Intervention and Deescalation Resources]
 
*[http://feministajones.com/blog/on-youoksis-and-bystander-intervention-a-round-up-guide/ Roundup on #YouOKSis]
 
*[http://feministajones.com/blog/on-youoksis-and-bystander-intervention-a-round-up-guide/ Roundup on #YouOKSis]
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*[https://www.splcenter.org/20150126/speak-responding-everyday-bigotry How to Respond to Everyday Bigotry, by the Southern Poverty Law Center]
 
*[https://www.splcenter.org/20150126/speak-responding-everyday-bigotry How to Respond to Everyday Bigotry, by the Southern Poverty Law Center]
  
== [[File:volunteers.png | left | 50px | Volunteering | link= ]] Volunteering ==
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== [[File:volunteers.png | left | 50px | Volunteering | link= ]] Getting Started ==
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Find resources here to help you get started in the resistance movement.
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*[https://docs.google.com/document/d/1VfNUuru8kJnYhHRrCI8SBhyoVt6LSOOXb0GbFM9jzqU/edit Americans of Conscience Action Worksheet]: make a plan for your activism
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===Volunteering===
 
*[http://atnworks.org ATN Works: Find volunteer opportunities in the movement and find volunteers for your movement organization]  
 
*[http://atnworks.org ATN Works: Find volunteer opportunities in the movement and find volunteers for your movement organization]  
 
*[https://togetherlist.com/ Togetherlist]
 
*[https://togetherlist.com/ Togetherlist]
 
*[http://www.volunteermatch.org/ VolunteerMatch]
 
*[http://www.volunteermatch.org/ VolunteerMatch]
 
*[https://www.staywoke.org StayWoke]
 
*[https://www.staywoke.org StayWoke]
 
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See also [[People and Organizations#Organizations to Get Involved With|Organizations Looking for Volunteers]].
See also [[People and Organizations#Organizations to Get Involved With|Organizations Looking for Volunteers]]
 
  
 
== [[File:activelegislation.png | left | 50px | Advocacy Tools | link= ]] Contacting Elected Officials==
 
== [[File:activelegislation.png | left | 50px | Advocacy Tools | link= ]] Contacting Elected Officials==
 
 
===Tips===
 
===Tips===
*Always Forward tracks members of the [http://alwaysforward.io/congress/ House] and [http://alwaysforward.io/senate/ Senate] on their positions on the issues. [https://projects.fivethirtyeight.com/congress-trump-score/ 538] tracks how often reps agree with Trump.
 
 
*[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://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1AsDez86TCuKD4WYuO_0QOB7dbhMwFa7HZ90gzRPahdk/htmlview?usp=sharing&sle=true House members considering voting against the AHCA]
 
*[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]
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*[https://www.politicalhow.com/ Political How]: a how-to site that demystifies civic engagement for first-timers
 
*[https://resistanceinyourpocket.com/ Resistance in Your Pocket]: from the Center for American Progress, some tips for resisting at town halls and at home
 
*[https://resistanceinyourpocket.com/ Resistance in Your Pocket]: from the Center for American Progress, some tips for resisting at town halls and at home
  
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*[https://www.contactingcongress.org/ Contacting Congress] includes information on each rep, as well as '''committee assignments and contact info'''.
 
*[https://www.contactingcongress.org/ Contacting Congress] includes information on each rep, as well as '''committee assignments and contact info'''.
  
====Phone====
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'''Phone'''
*Call US Senators and Representatives: tel:(844)872-0234
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*Call US Senators and Representatives: tel:(844)872-0234, or through [http://callgov.us CallGov], a web interface.
*[http://www.agitatr.org/ Agitatr]: an app that dials your reps and provides call scripts all in one place
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*[https://5calls.org/# 5 Calls]: a website and mobile app with a constantly updated list of issues, including explanations and call scripts. The app uses your zip code to show you who to call.
*Call US Senators and Representatives via a web interface, [http://callgov.us CallGov].
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*[http://www.agitatr.org/ Agitatr]: an app that dials your reps and provides call scripts all in one place.
*[https://embed.joincampaignzero.org/index.html Contact state representatives].
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*[https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/call-your-reps/id1182169306 Call Your Reps], a free iPhone app
*[https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/dial-congress/khakhiicccmoaiijgmaoelbpjkcjmien Dial Congress]: a Chrome app that displays reps' and senators' phone numbers when you hover over their names
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*[https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/dial-congress/khakhiicccmoaiijgmaoelbpjkcjmien Dial Congress]: a Chrome app that displays reps' and senators' phone numbers when you hover over their names in articles online
*[https://www.theloyalopposition.net/rep-finder/ The Loyal Opposition's service] provides all the local phone numbers of your representatives.
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*[https://www.theloyalopposition.net/rep-finder/ The Loyal Opposition] provides all the local phone numbers of your representatives.
*[https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/call-your-reps/id1182169306 Call Your Reps], free iPhone app
 
 
*[https://www.paybackproject.org/ The Payback Project] is a tool for, among other things, helping you contact the reps who voted to approve the AHCA.
 
*[https://www.paybackproject.org/ The Payback Project] is a tool for, among other things, helping you contact the reps who voted to approve the AHCA.
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*[http://thesixtyfive.org/theIssues/ The 65] offers scripts for more than a dozen issues in the progressive agenda. They suggest a weekly call-to-action.
  
====Fax/Mail====
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'''Fax/Mail'''
 
*[https://faxzero.com/fax_senate.php FaxZero] is a service that allows you to send free faxes to your senator or representative.
 
*[https://faxzero.com/fax_senate.php FaxZero] is a service that allows you to send free faxes to your senator or representative.
*[https://messageinapillbottle.org/ Message in a Pill Bottle]---send a message in a pill bottle to your members of Congress
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*[https://www.istandupfor.us IStandUpFor.Us]: Site that makes it easy to send your senators and representatives a postcard or fax.
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*[https://messageinapillbottle.org/ Message in a Pill Bottle]—send a message in a pill bottle to your members of Congress
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*[https://mycardmyvoice.com/ My Card, My Voice]: send postcards to Congress—and the site's profits go to progressive causes
 
*[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])
 
*[https://resistbot.io/ Resistbot]: an easy way to get messages to your reps. Text "resist" to 50409.
 
*[https://resistbot.io/ Resistbot]: an easy way to get messages to your reps. Text "resist" to 50409.
*[https://snailmailcongress.com/ Snail Mail Congress]: service for sending your reps letter in the mail
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*[https://snailmailcongress.com/ Snail Mail Congress]: service for sending your reps letters in the mail
*[https://stampslicked.org Stamps Licked]: easily look up your senators and representative and send them a real, trackable, postcard on topics like Russia ties, climate change, and more
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*[https://stampslicked.org Stamps Licked]: write your reps a postcard—and the team at Stamps Licked will hand-deliver it
 
*[https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1yq1NT9DZ2z3B8ixhid894e77u9rN5XIgOwWtTW72IYA/edit Town Hall Project], a listing of representatives' upcoming town hall meetings. See also '''[[Upcoming Events/Opportunities]]'''.
 
*[https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1yq1NT9DZ2z3B8ixhid894e77u9rN5XIgOwWtTW72IYA/edit Town Hall Project], a listing of representatives' upcoming town hall meetings. See also '''[[Upcoming Events/Opportunities]]'''.
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'''Online'''
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*Find out what to do if your member of Congress has [https://twitter.com/mortabasi/status/874357845671673858 blocked you online.]
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'''In Person'''
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See [[Upcoming_Events/Opportunities#Events_Featuring_Members_of_Congress|Upcoming Events and Opportunities]] for information on upcoming town halls and other events featuring your members of Congress.
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*[http://herdonthehill.org Herd on the Hill]: DC residents will get your message to Congress in person
  
 
===White House===
 
===White House===
 
*White House Comment Line: 202-246-1111   
 
*White House Comment Line: 202-246-1111   
 
*[http://falladaproject.org/ Fallada Project], send postcards for the resistance
 
*[http://falladaproject.org/ Fallada Project], send postcards for the resistance
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*[https://handsoff.org/ Hands Off]: sharing stories to fight Trump’s and Congress’s budget cuts
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*[https://www.yesgovworks.org/ Yes Gov Works], tell Trump and his budget chief that government programs work (from the [https://www.americanprogressaction.org/ Center for American Progress Action Fund]
  
===Tracking Trump===
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===Tracking Trump and Congress===
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*Always Forward tracks members of the [http://alwaysforward.io/cresisongress/ House] and [http://alwaysforward.io/senate/ Senate] on their positions on the issues.
 
*[https://factba.se/ FactBase], a searchable database of everything Trump says
 
*[https://factba.se/ FactBase], a searchable database of everything Trump says
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*[https://projects.fivethirtyeight.com/congress-trump-score/ 538] tracks how often reps agree with Trump.
 
*[https://istrumpatmaralago.org/ Is Trump At Mar-a-Lago?]
 
*[https://istrumpatmaralago.org/ Is Trump At Mar-a-Lago?]
 
*[https://themoscowproject.org/ Moscow Project]
 
*[https://themoscowproject.org/ Moscow Project]
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*[https://trumptracker.github.io/ Trump Tracker], a group that tracks Trump's promises compared to his actions
 
*[https://trumptracker.github.io/ Trump Tracker], a group that tracks 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
 
*[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://trumptruthhiders.com Trump Truth Hiders] gives House Republicans a scorecard based on how often their statements favor Trump over facts
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*[http://www.trumptwitterarchive.com/ Trump Twitter Archive] (searchable)
 
*[https://www.whitehouse.gov/briefing-room/presidential-actions White House's official list of executive orders]
 
*[https://www.whitehouse.gov/briefing-room/presidential-actions White House's official list of executive orders]
 
*[https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1JaV4FmB9eoS78HR1WlHIZ0aw6GEqkYi[email protected]&ts=58f9af41&actionButton=1#gid=2076979633 Trump Inaugural Donors Crowdsourced Research]—contribute what you know about donors to Trump's inauguration
 
*[https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1JaV4FmB9eoS78HR1WlHIZ0aw6GEqkYi[email protected]&ts=58f9af41&actionButton=1#gid=2076979633 Trump Inaugural Donors Crowdsourced Research]—contribute what you know about donors to Trump's inauguration
  
 
===Scripts and Alerts===
 
===Scripts and Alerts===
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*[http://actsofconscience.com/default.php Acts of Conscience]: '''aggregates alerts''' from a range of websites—and they're '''sortable''' by '''issue, type, time frame, and state'''
 
*[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'''
*[https://5calls.org/# 5 Calls], a step-by-step guide organized by issue, including WHO to call and WHAT to say
 
 
*[https://itunes.apple.com/app/apple-store/id1202684485?pt=118142640&ct=resistance_manual&mt=8 Alder], an iPhone app that gives you one relevant political action every day.
 
*[https://itunes.apple.com/app/apple-store/id1202684485?pt=118142640&ct=resistance_manual&mt=8 Alder], an iPhone app that gives you one relevant political action every day.
*Sign up for [https://www.CallsForChange.com 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.
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*[https://www.CallsForChange.com CallsForChange] provides 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.
*[http://thesixtyfive.org/home The Sixty Five], weekly advocacy calls to action
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*[http://us14.campaign-archive2.com/home/?u=34bf9c62b5c76a26e2e6e912d&id=877859f17f re:act newsletter]: calls to action and important political updates
*[https://tryvoices.com/ Try Voices], app for advocacy alerts and help calling reps
 
 
*[http://http://roganslist.blogspot.com/ Rogan's List], a daily action list sent via email that includes ways to get in touch with your state senators and representatives
 
*[http://http://roganslist.blogspot.com/ Rogan's List], a daily action list sent via email that includes ways to get in touch with your state senators and representatives
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*[http://thesixtyfive.org/home The Sixty-Five], weekly advocacy calls to action
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*[https://tryvoices.com/ Try Voices], an app for advocacy alerts and help calling reps
  
 
===Other Officials===
 
===Other Officials===
*[https://techcrunch.com/2017/04/27/how-to-comment-on-the-fccs-proposal-to-revoke-net-neutrality/ Comment] on the FCC's proposal to revoke net neutrality (see also [[Consumer Protections / Workers' Rights]]
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*[https://embed.joincampaignzero.org/index.html Campaign Zero's] tool for contacting your state representatives
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*[https://techcrunch.com/2017/04/27/how-to-comment-on-the-fccs-proposal-to-revoke-net-neutrality/ Comment] on the FCC's proposal to revoke net neutrality—see also [[Consumer Protections / Workers' Rights]].
 
*See [[Rules and Regulations]] for information on how to comment on possible rules changes.
 
*See [[Rules and Regulations]] for information on how to comment on possible rules changes.
  
 
== [[File:megaphone.png | left | 50px | Organizing | link= ]] Organizing ==
 
== [[File:megaphone.png | left | 50px | Organizing | link= ]] Organizing ==
 
===Guides for Organizing===
 
===Guides for Organizing===
See also [[Tools_of_Resistance#For_Organizers|Resources For Organizers]], below.
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See also [[Tools_of_Resistance#For_Organizers|Resources For Organizers]], [[People_and_Organizations#Activism|organizations offering activism training]], and [[Essential_Readings#Building_Movements_and_Organizing|readings on building movements and organizing]].
  
*[http://writeawinningcampaignplan.com WriteaWinningCampaignPlan is a 7-hour self-led course in campaigning & organizing based on a course taught at Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, free with coupon code "democracy"
 
 
*[https://www.beyondthemoment.org/resources/ Beyond the Moment] has a variety of toolkits and resources
 
*[https://www.beyondthemoment.org/resources/ Beyond the Moment] has a variety of toolkits and resources
 
*[http://thecitizenscampaign.org/ The Citizen's Campaign]
 
*[http://thecitizenscampaign.org/ The Citizen's Campaign]
 
*[https://www.fcnl.org/action/advocacy Friends Committee on National Legislation]—a variety of toolkits and resources
 
*[https://www.fcnl.org/action/advocacy Friends Committee on National Legislation]—a variety of toolkits and resources
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*[http://www.getyourpacktoact.org/ Get Your Pack to Act]: form a mini advocacy group
 
*[https://www.indivisibleguide.com '''Indivisible'''], a guide to contacting your legislators—and much more
 
*[https://www.indivisibleguide.com '''Indivisible'''], a guide to contacting your legislators—and much more
 
*[https://secure.assets.bostatic.com/apps/madison/media/filer_public/2014/02/24/ofa-organizingmanual_part5.pdf Organizing for Action Step-By-Step Guides]
 
*[https://secure.assets.bostatic.com/apps/madison/media/filer_public/2014/02/24/ofa-organizingmanual_part5.pdf Organizing for Action Step-By-Step Guides]
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*[https://www.ournext4years.org/ Our Next Four Years]: partnering to create animated progressive PSAs
 
*[https://www.ourstates.org/#engage Our States], focused on state-level advocacy
 
*[https://www.ourstates.org/#engage Our States], focused on state-level advocacy
 
*[http://www.politicalresearch.org/for-organizers/#sthash.Y1b15YcH.dpbs?platform=hootsuite Political Research's Associates], Guide on Challenging the Right and Advancing Social Justice
 
*[http://www.politicalresearch.org/for-organizers/#sthash.Y1b15YcH.dpbs?platform=hootsuite Political Research's Associates], Guide on Challenging the Right and Advancing Social Justice
 
*[https://www.resistanceschool.com/#resist4 Resistance School]
 
*[https://www.resistanceschool.com/#resist4 Resistance School]
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*[https://docs.google.com/document/d/14mI0K3Cxw-O23JnBNgcStLfdksvQxvwbY7KOeOH_bLc/pub?link_id=1&can_id=b1564bc02dc42a2a9821a7daababa636 Resistance Toolkit for Americans Abroad and Global Citizens]
 
*[https://nwlc.org/resources/tips-tools-for-offline-action/ Tips and Tools for Offline Action], National Women's Law Center
 
*[https://nwlc.org/resources/tips-tools-for-offline-action/ Tips and Tools for Offline Action], National Women's Law Center
 
*[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
 
*[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
 
*[http://www.uniteguide.com Unite Guide]
 
*[http://www.uniteguide.com Unite Guide]
 
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*[http://www.writeawinningcampaignplan.com/ WriteaWinningCampaignPlan] is a 7-hour self-led course in campaigning & organizing based on a course taught at Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, free with coupon code "democracy"
See also [[People_and_Organizations#Activism|organizations offering activism training]] and [[Essential_Readings#Building_Movements_and_Organizing|readings on building movements and organizing]].
 
  
 
===Issue Guides===
 
===Issue Guides===
====Social Justice/General====
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See also the How You Can Resist sections in the [[Resistance_Manual_Home|policy pages]] for specific actions related to the issues.
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'''Social Justice/General'''
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*[https://www.weturnthepage.org/anti-oppression Anti-Oppression Guide] from [https://www.weturnthepage.org/ PAGE]
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*[https://www.beyondthemoment.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/PolicyToolkitBeyondtheMoment-2.pdf Beyond the Moment: Policy and Advocacy Toolkit]
 
*[http://now.org/nap/ National Action Program] from the [http://now.org/ National Organization for Women]
 
*[http://now.org/nap/ National Action Program] from the [http://now.org/ National Organization for Women]
*[http://usdac.us/revolution?link_id=4&can_id=d9fd44d51299ca2953ebf86bd13221bc&source=email-join-the-revolutionofvalues-4417&email_referrer=join-the-revolutionofvalues-4417___175000&email_subject=join-the-revolutionofvalues-4417 Revolution of Values], focusing on arts and activism and Martin Luther King, Jr.
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*[https://www.practicingsanctuary.org/ Practicing Sanctuary]: guide to "radical welcoming" and sanctuary and solidarity
====Disability Justice====
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*[http://usdac.us/revolution?link_id=4&can_id=d9fd44d51299ca2953ebf86bd13221bc Revolution of Values], focusing on arts and activism and Martin Luther King, Jr.
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*[https://www.splcenter.org/20170814/ten-ways-fight-hate-community-response-guide Ten Ways to Fight Hate: A Community Response Guide] from the [https://www.splcenter.org SPLC]
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'''Disability Justice'''
 
*[https://autisticadvocacy.org/policy/toolkits/civic/ Civic Engagement Toolkit for Self-Advocates], from the Autistic Self Advocacy Network
 
*[https://autisticadvocacy.org/policy/toolkits/civic/ Civic Engagement Toolkit for Self-Advocates], from the Autistic Self Advocacy Network
====Environmental====
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*[http://www.ncil.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/11-18-16-We-Cant-Breathe-Toolkit1.pdf/ We Can’t Breathe: The Deaf & Disabled Margin of Brutality Toolkit]
*[https://docs.google.com/document/d/1j1XJuF0xYbQqRzb08RDIrgNjgRGPQRiQDAKYM8BeOuM/view People's Climate Movement]: March for Climate, Jobs and Justice
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Organizing Toolkit
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'''Environmental Justice'''
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*[https://docs.google.com/document/d/1dvxjtK4Ls6vMZ0hs8_YWnYneXNaT2Vy6pgHW0gaCj8g/edit Mayors for 100% Clean Energy Organizing Guide], from the [http://www.sierraclub.org/ready-for-100/mayors-for-clean-energy Sierra Club]
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*[https://docs.google.com/document/d/1j1XJuF0xYbQqRzb08RDIrgNjgRGPQRiQDAKYM8BeOuM/view People's Climate Movement]: March for Climate, Jobs and Justice Organizing Toolkit
 
*[https://docs.google.com/document/d/1-D3AeWY2MSgOZV1WSy-1QWQFYWxCxv1TnL8DPhQj850/view People's Climate Movement Political Action Toolkit]
 
*[https://docs.google.com/document/d/1-D3AeWY2MSgOZV1WSy-1QWQFYWxCxv1TnL8DPhQj850/view People's Climate Movement Political Action Toolkit]
====Immigrant Rights====
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'''Healthcare'''
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*[https://www.indivisibleguide.com/stop-trumpcare/ Stop TrumpCare], everything you need to stop Trumpcare from Indivisible
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*[https://www.trumpcareten.org/ TrumpCare Ten], information on the ten senators whose votes are most needed to stop Trumpcare
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*[https://trumpcaretoolkit.org/ TrumpCare Toolkit]
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*[https://www.ouramendments.org/ Our Amendments]: submit an amendment to Trumpcare, which could slow down the process of passing the bill
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*See how your senator is planning to vote [http://thehill.com/homenews/senate/338996-the-hills-whip-list-senate-obamacare-repeal-bill here].
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*Find contact information for your senators' healthcare staffers and information on the bill's impact in your state [https://www.indivisibleguide.com/resource/impact-of-trumpcare-by-state/ here].
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'''Immigrant Rights'''
 
*[https://www.indivisibleguide.com/resources/online/immigrant-ally-toolkit/ Immigrant Ally Toolkit], from Indivisible
 
*[https://www.indivisibleguide.com/resources/online/immigrant-ally-toolkit/ Immigrant Ally Toolkit], from Indivisible
 
*[http://www.immdefense.org/raids-toolkit/ Immigrant Defense Project], Toolkit to Defend Against ICE Raids and Community Arrests
 
*[http://www.immdefense.org/raids-toolkit/ Immigrant Defense Project], Toolkit to Defend Against ICE Raids and Community Arrests
 
*[http://mijente.net/2017/02/16/sanctuary-policies/ Mijente], Guide to expanding sanctuary policies
 
*[http://mijente.net/2017/02/16/sanctuary-policies/ Mijente], Guide to expanding sanctuary policies
 
*[https://docs.google.com/document/d/1Ah9o0KjwFJD0x5Ii8HHCOHrKz2ECHVF2ikOKIEVUjOA/edit?link_id=4&can_id=593e086e998c1419b30545299b7edbb0&source=email-calling-all-educators-who-support-undocumented-immigrants&email_referrer=calling-all-educators-who-support-undocumented-immigrants&email_subject=calling-all-educators-who-support-undocumented-immigrants National Institutions Coming Out Day], Institutional policies and programs with & for undocumented students (from [https://unitedwedream.org/celebrate-national-institutions-coming-day-us-2/ United We Dream]
 
*[https://docs.google.com/document/d/1Ah9o0KjwFJD0x5Ii8HHCOHrKz2ECHVF2ikOKIEVUjOA/edit?link_id=4&can_id=593e086e998c1419b30545299b7edbb0&source=email-calling-all-educators-who-support-undocumented-immigrants&email_referrer=calling-all-educators-who-support-undocumented-immigrants&email_subject=calling-all-educators-who-support-undocumented-immigrants National Institutions Coming Out Day], Institutional policies and programs with & for undocumented students (from [https://unitedwedream.org/celebrate-national-institutions-coming-day-us-2/ United We Dream]
====Sexual Assault/Domestic Violence====
+
 
*[http://us.breakthrough.tv/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/NO_MORE_Breakthrough_Campus_Organizing_Guide.pdf?utm_source=Breakthrough+US&utm_campaign=c23ff14da7-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2017_03_07&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_43df13da97-c23ff14da7-87537801 Breakthrough Campus Organizing Guide] (focused on ending gender-based violence on campus)
+
'''LGBTQ+ Issues'''
 +
*[http://www.transequality.org/issues/resources/supporting-the-transgender-people-in-your-life-a-guide-to-being-a-good-ally Supporting the Transgender People in Your Life: A Guide to Being a Good Ally]
 +
 
 +
'''Reproductive Justice'''
 +
*[https://secure.ppaction.org/site/SPageNavigator/pp_ppaf_IStandWithPP_0117_Guide_c4.html Emergency Guide] for standing with Planned Parenthood—includes [https://secure.ppaction.org/site/SPageNavigator/pp_ppaf_IStandWithPP_0117_Guide_c4.html#urgentaction weekly actions]
 +
*[http://keepbcfree.com/ Keep Birth Control Free]
 +
*[https://www.reproductiverights.org/document/black-mamas-matter-toolkit-for-advancing-human-right-to-safe-respectful-maternal-health-care/ Black Mamas Matter: A Toolkit for Advancing the Human Right to Safe and Respectful Maternal Health Care]
 +
 
 +
'''Racial Justice'''
 +
See also [[Tools_of_Resistance#Intervening_to_Stop_Everyday_Injustices|Intervening to Stop Everyday Injustices]], above. Syllabi and book lists for understanding the history of racism in American be found in [[Essential Readings]].
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*[http://policylink.org/equity-tools/ Policy Link Equity Tools]: Tools for advocacy, equitable development, and advancing community policing.
 +
*[http://www.racialequityresourceguide.org/guides/guides-and-workshops Racial Equality Resource Guide]: a huge set of guides and workshops for racial equality
 +
*[http://www.racialequitytools.org/home/ Racial Equity Tools]: Tools, research, tips, curricula, and ideas for promoting racial justice in systems, organizations, communities, and the culture at large
 +
*[https:[email protected] Threads of Solidarity: Women of Color Against Racism]—weekly themes with actions for racial justice that center people of color, especially women
 +
 
 +
'''Sexual Assault/Domestic Violence'''
 +
*[http://us.breakthrough.tv/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/NO_MORE_Breakthrough_Campus_Organizing_Guide.pdf Breakthrough Campus Organizing Guide], focused on ending gender-based violence on campus
 +
*[http://www.endrapesol.org/start_a_campaign_in_your_state End the Rape Statute of Limitations]—information on starting a campaign in your state
 +
 
 +
'''Policing'''
 +
*[http://www.coseboc.org/sites/coseboc.org/files/assets/school_discipline-action-kit.pdf/ Mapping and Analyzing the Schoolhouse to Jailhouse Track]: a comprehensive action kit for communities to collect and analyze school discipline policies and practices, and to create caring learning environments that push students toward colleges and careers, rather than prison
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*[https://collectiveliberation.org/resources/a-troublemakers-guide-principles-for-racial-justice-activists-in-the-face-of-state-repression/ A Troublemaker's Guide: Principles for Racial Justice Activists in the Face of State Repression]—a guide to the history of state suppression of racial justice movements and to resisting it.
 +
 
 
===Town Hall Guides (''meeting your reps in person'')===
 
===Town Hall Guides (''meeting your reps in person'')===
 
*[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]
 
*[https://nwlc.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/NWLC_Tips-and-Tools-For-Offline-Action_Attending-an-Event.pdf Guide to Attending a Congressperson's Event or Town Hall], from the [https://nwlc.org/resources/tips-tools-for-offline-action/ National Women's Law Center]
 
*[https://nwlc.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/NWLC_Tips-and-Tools-For-Offline-Action_Attending-an-Event.pdf Guide to Attending a Congressperson's Event or Town Hall], from the [https://nwlc.org/resources/tips-tools-for-offline-action/ National Women's Law Center]
*Indivisible's [https://www.indivisibleguide.com/resources/recess/ '''Recess Toolkit''']
+
*Indivisible's complete [https://www.indivisibleguide.com/resources/recess/ '''Recess Toolkit''']—see also their [http://recess.indivisibleguide.com/?link_id=5&can_id=b1564bc02dc42a2a9821a7daababa636|complete toolkit] just for the '''May 2017 recess'''
 
*[https://resistanceinyourpocket.com/ Resistance in Your Pocket]: from the Center for American Progress, some tips for resisting at town halls and at home
 
*[https://resistanceinyourpocket.com/ Resistance in Your Pocket]: from the Center for American Progress, some tips for resisting at town halls and at home
  
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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://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://michaelmoore.com/TrumpiLeaks/ TrumpiLeaks]—allowing people to safely release information on Trump to Michael Moore's team
 
*[https://www.washingtonpost.com/securedrop/ The Washington Post]
 
*[https://www.washingtonpost.com/securedrop/ The Washington Post]
 
===Social Media Tools===
 
*[https://hootsuite.com/ HootSuite], social media management/scheduling
 
*[http://lumen5.com/ Lumen], Create free videos for social media
 
*[https://resistancetweetsheets.wordpress.com/ Resistance Tweet Sheets]: harnessing Twitter for the resistance
 
*[http://www.wetweet.org/ We Tweet]
 
 
=== Building Websites / Platforms ===
 
*[https://devprogress.us/ DevProgress], a group of progressives using tech to elect progressive candidates
 
*[https://www.squarespace.com/ SquareSpace], build visually appealing websites
 
*[https://www.weebly.com Weebly], free, click-and-drag easy website builder
 
*[https://www.wix.com Wix], free website builder similar to Weebly
 
*[https://wordpress.com/ WordPress, by far the most successful CMS, free and versatile]
 
*[https://www.ournext4years.org/ Our Next Four Years]: partnering to create animated progressive PSAs
 
  
 
===Communications Platforms===
 
===Communications Platforms===
 +
See [[Digital Security]] for more information.
 
*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]
 
*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://www.hellofax.com Hello Fax], send & receive faxes from your computer, free with a Gmail address
+
*[http://www.wdtmplatform.net WDTM Platform]: An organizing, communication, and project management tool for action groups
*[https://www.twilio.com/ Twilio], create responsive phone/text sequences
 
*[https://twitter.com/ Twitter], connect and share ideas
 
*[http://www.wdtmplatform.net WDTM Platform: An organizing, communication, and project management tool for action groups]
 
 
*[https://wire.com/en/ Wire], fully encrypted end-to-end alternative to Skype for every platform (desktop & mobile)
 
*[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://whispersystems.org/ Whisper Systems], secure messaging
 
*[https://whispersystems.org/ Whisper Systems], secure messaging
  
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===Media Literacy===
 
===Media Literacy===
 
*[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://bsdetector.tech/ BS Detector], a browser plugin that tells you whether the news source you're looking at is, well, BS
 
*[http://drc.centerfornewsliteracy.org/ Center for News Literacy]: Teaching news literacy
 
*[http://drc.centerfornewsliteracy.org/ Center for News Literacy]: Teaching news literacy
 
*[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://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]
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*Michael Spikes's [http://billmoyers.com/author/michaelspikes/ series of articles] on media literacy
 
*Michael Spikes's [http://billmoyers.com/author/michaelspikes/ series of articles] on media literacy
 
*[https://www.coursera.org/learn/news-literacy News Literacy] course from Coursera
 
*[https://www.coursera.org/learn/news-literacy News Literacy] course from Coursera
 +
*[http://www.thenewsliteracyproject.org/ News Literacy Project]
 
*[http://www.snopes.com/2016/01/21/6-quick-ways-spot-fake-news/ Quick Ways to Spot Fake News], Snopes
 
*[http://www.snopes.com/2016/01/21/6-quick-ways-spot-fake-news/ Quick Ways to Spot Fake News], Snopes
 
*[http://www.politifact.com/ PolitiFact]
 
*[http://www.politifact.com/ PolitiFact]
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Also check out [[Digital Security]] and [[Media Normalization]]
 
Also check out [[Digital Security]] and [[Media Normalization]]
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 +
===Resistance News===
 +
This section includes news sources just on the resistance—this is not meant to be a list of nonbiased or endorsed general news sources!
 +
 +
*[http://us14.campaign-archive1.com/home/?u=ed9f6fd7f4d1dc8163c1acc54&id=153154a2a4 How to Help]: News You Can Do Something About
 +
*[https://www.americanprogressaction.org/progress-reports/ The Progress Report] from the [https://www.americanprogressaction.org/ Center for American Progress Action Fund]
 +
*[https://www.risestronger.org/newsroom?type=newsletters United States of Resistance] newsletter from [https://www.risestronger.org/ RISE Stronger]
 +
*[https://whatthefuckjusthappenedtoday.com/ What the F*** Just Happened Today]
  
 
== [[File:fist.png | left | 50px | Events, Direct Actions, and Protests | link= ]] Events, Direct Actions, and Protests ==
 
== [[File:fist.png | left | 50px | Events, Direct Actions, and Protests | link= ]] Events, Direct Actions, and Protests ==
===Listing Protests===
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See '''[[Upcoming Events/Opportunities]]''' and your [[State and Local Pages|state page]] for protest listings.
*[https://splashthat.com/ Splash That], create and promote events
 
 
 
See also '''[[Upcoming Events/Opportunities]]''' and your [[State and Local Pages|state page]].
 
  
 
===How to Protest===
 
===How to Protest===
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===Protest Tools===
 
===Protest Tools===
*[http://resistx.org/ ResistX], daily text and email updates
 
 
*[http://theamplifierfoundation.org/wtp_wmw_highresart/ Protest signs/art]
 
*[http://theamplifierfoundation.org/wtp_wmw_highresart/ Protest signs/art]
 +
*[https://www.thedemands.org Collection of Protest Demands] (Including Campus Demands)
 +
*[https://act.everyaction.com/street-team MiniVAN app]: collect contact information and donations at protests on your smartphone
 
*[https://puppettrump.com/ Puppet Trump]
 
*[https://puppettrump.com/ Puppet Trump]
 
*[https://www.pussyhatproject.com/ Pussy Hat Project]
 
*[https://www.pussyhatproject.com/ Pussy Hat Project]
 
*[http://raisethatflag.us/ Raise That Flag]
 
*[http://raisethatflag.us/ Raise That Flag]
*[http://www.resistsymbol.com/ Resist Symbol]
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*[http://www.resistsymbol.com/ Resist symbol]
*[http://what.makesamericagreat.us/ What Makes America Great], designs highlighting what really makes America great
+
*[http://resistx.org/ ResistX], daily text and email updates
*[https://act.everyaction.com/street-team MiniVAN app] collect contact info + donations at protests on smartphone
+
*[http://what.makesamericagreat.us/ What Makes America Great], designs that highlight what really makes America great
  
===Creating Demands===
 
*[https://www.thedemands.org Collection of Protest Demands] (Including Campus Demands)
 
*[https://www.reddit.com/r/Political_Revolution/comments/5quo6i/if_a_general_strike_is_called_reporters_will/ General strike demands]
 
 
===Protester Safety===
 
===Protester Safety===
 
*The ACLU has a great [https://www.aclu.org/know-your-rights/what-do-if-your-rights-are-violated-demonstration-or-protest guide to protestor safety]. Links on the website include things like [https://www.aclu.org/know-your-rights/what-do-if-youre-stopped-police-immigration-agents-or-fbi what to do if you get stopped by law enforcement], regardless of your citizenship status, [https://www.aclu.org/know-your-rights/photographers the rights of photographers], and more.
 
*The ACLU has a great [https://www.aclu.org/know-your-rights/what-do-if-your-rights-are-violated-demonstration-or-protest guide to protestor safety]. Links on the website include things like [https://www.aclu.org/know-your-rights/what-do-if-youre-stopped-police-immigration-agents-or-fbi what to do if you get stopped by law enforcement], regardless of your citizenship status, [https://www.aclu.org/know-your-rights/photographers the rights of photographers], and more.
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*[https://blog.witness.org/2017/02/tips-livestreaming-protests-united-states/ Witness's Tips for Livestreaming Protests]
 
*[https://blog.witness.org/2017/02/tips-livestreaming-protests-united-states/ Witness's Tips for Livestreaming Protests]
  
==[[File:law.png | left | 50px | Tracking Legislation / Litigation | link= ]] Tracking Legislation / Litigation==
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==[[File:law.png | left | 50px | Tracking Legislation / Litigation | link= ]] Tracking Legislation and Court Cases==
=== Tracking Legislation ===
 
 
*[https://cabinetvotes.org/ Cabinet Votes], track senators' votes on Trump's cabinet]
 
*[https://cabinetvotes.org/ Cabinet Votes], track senators' votes on Trump's cabinet]
 
*[https://www.countable.us/ Countable], follow legislators and issues
 
*[https://www.countable.us/ Countable], follow legislators and issues
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*[https://openstates.org/ Open States], track state legislation
 
*[https://openstates.org/ Open States], track state legislation
 
*[https://progressivemap-production.herokuapp.com/ Progressive Map], see what states have which progressive policies (beta)
 
*[https://progressivemap-production.herokuapp.com/ Progressive Map], see what states have which progressive policies (beta)
===Tracking Litigation (court cases)===
 
 
*[http://www.scotusblog.com/ SCOTUS Blog], track Supreme Court cases
 
*[http://www.scotusblog.com/ SCOTUS Blog], track Supreme Court cases
  
== [[File:taxthewealthy.png | left | 50px | Advocating to Businesses / Banks | link= ]] Advocating to Businesses / Banks==
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== [[File:taxthewealthy.png | left | 50px | Advocating to Businesses / Banks | link= ]] Advocating to Businesses and Banks==
 
===Boycotts===
 
===Boycotts===
 
*[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
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*[https://www.backingblackbusiness.com/ Backing Black Business] and [https://www.supportblackowned.com/ Support Black Owned] have maps of black-owned businesses to support
 
*[https://www.backingblackbusiness.com/ Backing Black Business] and [https://www.supportblackowned.com/ Support Black Owned] have maps of black-owned businesses to support
  
== [[File:checkbox.png | left | 50px | Elections/Campaigns | link= ]] Elections / Campaigning==
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== [[File:checkbox.png | left | 50px | Elections/Campaigns | link= ]] Elections and Campaigning==
 
===General===
 
===General===
 
*[https://ballotpedia.org/Elections Ballotpedia], information on Upcoming Elections and Candidates
 
*[https://ballotpedia.org/Elections Ballotpedia], information on Upcoming Elections and Candidates
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*[http://www.voteriders.org/get-voter-id VoteRiders], get the info you need about voting and IDs
 
*[http://www.voteriders.org/get-voter-id VoteRiders], get the info you need about voting and IDs
  
===Campaigns to Work On===
+
===Get Involved with Campaigns===
 
*[https://adoptastate.org/ Adopt a State]
 
*[https://adoptastate.org/ Adopt a State]
 
*[https://www.codeblue.team/ Code Blue]
 
*[https://www.codeblue.team/ Code Blue]
 +
*[https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/everyelection/id1249127649?mt=8 Every Election]: an app to keep track of elections happening near you (iPhone)
 
*[https://www.flippable.org Flippable]
 
*[https://www.flippable.org Flippable]
 
*[https://justicedemocrats.com/ Justice Democrats]
 
*[https://justicedemocrats.com/ Justice Democrats]
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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].
 
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 ===
+
===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
 
*[https://action.dccc.org/sign-up/dccc-u DCCC-U], a political training program from the [https://dccc.org Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee]
 
*[https://action.dccc.org/sign-up/dccc-u DCCC-U], a political training program from the [https://dccc.org Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee]
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== [[File:selfcare.png | left | 50px | Self-Care Tools | link= ]] Self-Care Tools ==
 
== [[File:selfcare.png | left | 50px | Self-Care Tools | link= ]] Self-Care Tools ==
 +
*[https://docs.google.com/document/d/1VfNUuru8kJnYhHRrCI8SBhyoVt6LSOOXb0GbFM9jzqU/edit Americans of Conscience Action Worksheet]: guide to creating your own activism plan, including self care
 
*[http://www.findingsteadyground.com/ Finding Steady Ground]
 
*[http://www.findingsteadyground.com/ Finding Steady Ground]
 
*[http://www.anndouglas.net/blog/2017/1/30/how-to-avoid-being-psychologically-destroyed-by-your-newsfeed How To Avoid Being Psychologically Destroyed By Your Newsfeed] by Ann Douglas. January 30, 2017
 
*[http://www.anndouglas.net/blog/2017/1/30/how-to-avoid-being-psychologically-destroyed-by-your-newsfeed How To Avoid Being Psychologically Destroyed By Your Newsfeed] by Ann Douglas. January 30, 2017
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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] and [https://tinyletter.com/revel-reflect-recharge/letters/let-s-review-the-concept-of-self-care Review of the Concept of Self Care]
 
*[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] and [https://tinyletter.com/revel-reflect-recharge/letters/let-s-review-the-concept-of-self-care Review of the Concept of Self Care]
 
*[http://self-care-club.tumblr.com/ Self Care Club]
 
*[http://self-care-club.tumblr.com/ Self Care Club]
*[http://www.peaceisloud.org/small-victories/ Small Victories], a newsletter from Peace Is Loud
+
*[https://www.selfcaresundayspodcast.com/ Self-Care Sundays], a podcast interviewing a variety of people about their self-care practices*[http://www.peaceisloud.org/small-victories/ Small Victories], a newsletter from Peace Is Loud
 
*[https://vtt.ovc.ojp.gov/ Vicarious Trauma Toolkit]
 
*[https://vtt.ovc.ojp.gov/ Vicarious Trauma Toolkit]
 
===Podcasts===
 
*[https://www.selfcaresundayspodcast.com/ Self-Care Sundays], a podcast interviewing a variety of people about their self-care practices
 
*[http://www.sleepwithmepodcast.com/ Sleep With Me], boring stories to help you sleep
 
 
===Meditation===
 
*[https://itunes.apple.com/app/id976341122?mt=8 Meditation Made Simple]
 
  
 
== [[File:professional.png | left | 50px | For Professionals | link= ]] For Professionals ==
 
== [[File:professional.png | left | 50px | For Professionals | link= ]] For Professionals ==
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*[https://lieu.house.gov/media-center/press-releases/representatives-lieu-and-beyer-release-resource-guide-federal-employees Guide to Sharing Key Information with the Public]
 
*[https://lieu.house.gov/media-center/press-releases/representatives-lieu-and-beyer-release-resource-guide-federal-employees Guide to Sharing Key Information with the Public]
 
*[https://tellontrump.com/ Tell on Trump]—whistleblowing for government employees
 
*[https://tellontrump.com/ Tell on Trump]—whistleblowing for government employees
 +
*See also [[Tools_of_Resistance#Secure_Ways_of_Leaking_to_the_Press|Secure Ways of Leaking to the Press]], above.
  
 
===For Journalists and Writers===
 
===For Journalists and Writers===
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'''Guides to Bias-Free Language'''
 
*[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
 
*[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]
 
*[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://nebula.wsimg.com/13d9e38a4045a1b47d36ff4d7960b2fd?AccessKeyId=9D6F6082FE5EE52C3DC6&disposition=0&alloworigin=1 People-First Language]
 
*[https://www.raceforward.org/reporting-guide Race Forward], Race Reporting Guide
 
*[https://www.raceforward.org/reporting-guide Race Forward], Race Reporting Guide
*[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
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*[https://www.raceforward.org/press/releases/best-practices-journalists-reporting-police-killings-black-and-brown-people 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://snap4freedom.org/research-reports-and-resources/reporter-toolkit/ Solution Not Punishment’s Media Style Guide] for Reporters Covering Trans, Gender Non-Conforming and/or Non-Binary People and Our Issues
 +
 
 +
'''Coverage and Journalism Tips'''
 +
*[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
 +
*[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://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]
 +
*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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*[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
 
*[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://resistanc.com/support-resistanc Resistanc], a resistance news site looking for contributors
 
*[http://www.cjr.org/covering_trump/trump_coverage_tools.php Tools to Enhance Your Trump Coverage], from the Columbia Journalism Review
 
*[http://www.cjr.org/covering_trump/trump_coverage_tools.php Tools to Enhance Your Trump Coverage], from the Columbia Journalism Review
  
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*[https://www.helpthelawyers.us/ Help the Lawyers], connecting people to lawyers
 
*[https://www.helpthelawyers.us/ Help the Lawyers], connecting people to lawyers
  
====Pro Bono Opportunities====
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'''Pro Bono Opportunities'''
 +
See [[Crisis Resources]] and [[Organizations Working for Justice and Equity]] for more organizations that may be looking for pro bono help.
 
*[http://www.theadvocatesforhumanrights.org/ Advocates for Human Rights]
 
*[http://www.theadvocatesforhumanrights.org/ Advocates for Human Rights]
 
*[https://www.brennancenter.org/get-involved Brennan Center]
 
*[https://www.brennancenter.org/get-involved Brennan Center]
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*[http://immigrationjustice.us/ Immigration Justice]
 
*[http://immigrationjustice.us/ Immigration Justice]
 
*[https://refugeerights.org/our-work/chapters/ International Refugee Assistance Project] chapters at law schools
 
*[https://refugeerights.org/our-work/chapters/ International Refugee Assistance Project] chapters at law schools
 
====Filing petitions for the immigration EO====
 
* [https://uploadfiles.io/eade3/ Immigration Law: A Primer]
 
* [https://uploadfiles.io/ef3e91/ Federal Courts 2013 (Golove) Outline]
 
* [https://uploadfiles.io/79f151/ Federal Courts (Long) Outline ]
 
* [https://uploadfiles.io/4191b/ Federal Habeas Corpus Manual for CA State Prisoner ]
 
*[https://www.law.yale.edu/studying-law-yale/clinical-and-experiential-learning/our-clinics/worker-and-immigrant-rights-advocacy-clinic/legal-templates Legal templates] from Yale Law School
 
  
 
===For Librarians===
 
===For Librarians===
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*[http://www.democracypartners.com/ Democracy Partners]
 
*[http://www.democracypartners.com/ Democracy Partners]
 
*[http://getgroundgame.com/ Ground Game], organizing tools for progressive campaigns, unions, and advocacy groups
 
*[http://getgroundgame.com/ Ground Game], organizing tools for progressive campaigns, unions, and advocacy groups
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*[https://www.nrdc.org/resources/jemez-principles-democratic-organizing Jemez Principles for Democratic Organizing]
 +
*[http://lumen5.com/ Lumen], Create free videos for social media
 
*[https://www.indivisibleguide.com/resources-2/media-training Media training] from Indivisible
 
*[https://www.indivisibleguide.com/resources-2/media-training Media training] from Indivisible
*[https://www.nrdc.org/resources/jemez-principles-democratic-organizing Jemez Principles for Democratic Organizing]
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*[https://resistancetweetsheets.wordpress.com/ Resistance Tweet Sheets]: harnessing Twitter for the resistance
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*[http://www.rhize.org/ Rhize], an organization providing movement support
 
*[http://www.wdtmplatform.net WDTM Platform]: an organizing, communication, and project management tool for action groups
 
*[http://www.wdtmplatform.net WDTM Platform]: an organizing, communication, and project management tool for action groups
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*[http://www.wetweet.org/ We Tweet]
  
 
===For Religious Leaders===
 
===For Religious Leaders===
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*[https://sojo.net/ Sojourners]
 
*[https://sojo.net/ Sojourners]
 
*[http://www.rac.org/resources-rabbis Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism]: resources for rabbis
 
*[http://www.rac.org/resources-rabbis Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism]: resources for rabbis
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*[http://www.breachrepairers.org/ Repairers of the Breach]: the organizing home of Rev. William Barber, founder of the Moral Mondays movement
  
 
===For Teachers===
 
===For Teachers===
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*[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]
  
*For syllabi generally, see  '''[[Essential Readings]]''' .
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For syllabi generally, see  '''[[Essential Readings]]''' .
  
 
===For Tech/Data People===
 
===For Tech/Data People===
 +
*[http://www.affinity.works/ Affinity.Works]: coders making tools to help grassroots organizers
 
*[https://github.com/katerabinowitz/Code-Against-Trump Code Against Trump]
 
*[https://github.com/katerabinowitz/Code-Against-Trump Code Against Trump]
 
*[https://www.codeforamerica.org/ Code for America], and their [http://brigade.codeforamerica.org/brigade/ Brigades]
 
*[https://www.codeforamerica.org/ Code for America], and their [http://brigade.codeforamerica.org/brigade/ Brigades]
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*[https://www.datarefuge.org/ Data Refuge], preserving climate-related data from the federal government
 
*[https://www.datarefuge.org/ Data Refuge], preserving climate-related data from the federal government
 
*[https://www.debugpolitics.com/ Debug Politics], hosting events aimed at converting the tech community's frustration with politics into meaningful action
 
*[https://www.debugpolitics.com/ Debug Politics], hosting events aimed at converting the tech community's frustration with politics into meaningful action
 +
*[https://sites.tufts.edu/gerrymandr/ Geometry of Redistricting: Summer School], a summer course from Tufts to teach mathematicians to be expert witnesses in gerrymandering cases
 
*[https://www.equalitylabs.org/ Equality Labs]
 
*[https://www.equalitylabs.org/ Equality Labs]
 
*[http://www.netrootsnation.org/ Netroots Nation], an organization and conference on increasing effectiveness in using technology to influence the public debate
 
*[http://www.netrootsnation.org/ Netroots Nation], an organization and conference on increasing effectiveness in using technology to influence the public debate
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*[http://www.webofchange.com/ Web of Change], an annual conference that brings together the foremost thinkers and doers in social media, digital strategy and social change
 
*[http://www.webofchange.com/ Web of Change], an annual conference that brings together the foremost thinkers and doers in social media, digital strategy and social change
  
== [[File:impact.png | left | 50px | Data Analysis and Visualization | link= ]] Data Analysis and Visualization ==
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== [[File:impact.png | left | 50px | Data Analysis and Visualization | link= ]] Data Sources ==
=== Data Analysis Tools ===
 
*[https://t.co/WY8QEY1toF Dataviz.tools] has a range of data analysis and viz resources
 
*[https://www.google.com/sheets/ Google], compile data
 
*[https://www.r-project.org/ R Project], analyze data
 
*[https://sites.tufts.edu/gerrymandr/ Geometry of Redistricting: Summer School], a summer course from Tufts to teach mathematicians to be expert witnesses in gerrymandering cases
 
 
 
=== Data Visualization Tools ===
 
*[https://piktochart.com/ Pik to Chart], create infographics
 
*[http://www.tableau.com/ Tableau], create visually appealing charts and graphs
 
*[https://carto.com/ Carto], mapping visualization tool
 
 
 
=== Data Sources ===
 
 
*[http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Main_Page Open Street Map], an open source repository of geographic data
 
*[http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Main_Page Open Street Map], an open source repository of geographic data
 
*[http://ocrdata.ed.gov/ Civil Rights Data Collection], data on educational inequities
 
*[http://ocrdata.ed.gov/ Civil Rights Data Collection], data on educational inequities
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*[https://www.datarefuge.org/ Data Refuge], preserving climate-related data from the federal government
 
*[https://www.datarefuge.org/ Data Refuge], preserving climate-related data from the federal government
 
*[http://fatalencounters.org/ Fatal Encounters], police violence database
 
*[http://fatalencounters.org/ Fatal Encounters], police violence database
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*[https://www.followthemoney.org FollowTheMoney.org], a database to track state campaign contributions, independent spending, and lobbying expenditures (from the National Institute on Money in State Politics)
 
*[https://nvdatabase.swarthmore.edu/ Global Nonviolent Action Database]
 
*[https://nvdatabase.swarthmore.edu/ Global Nonviolent Action Database]
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*[https://twitter.com/indivisibledata Indivisible Data], infographics and easy-to-understand data on current issues
 
*[http://archive.org/web/ Internet Archive] (WayBack Machine)
 
*[http://archive.org/web/ Internet Archive] (WayBack Machine)
 
*[http://mappingpoliceviolence.org/ Mapping Police Violence], police violence data and analysis
 
*[http://mappingpoliceviolence.org/ Mapping Police Violence], police violence data and analysis
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While there are tons of ways to get involved in the resistance without donating money, if you do want to donate or are willing to pay for resistance-related resources, the links below may be useful. See also [[Organizations Working for Justice and Equity]] for organizations that may be accepting donations.
 
While there are tons of ways to get involved in the resistance without donating money, if you do want to donate or are willing to pay for resistance-related resources, the links below may be useful. See also [[Organizations Working for Justice and Equity]] for organizations that may be accepting donations.
  
===Political Donations===
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'''Helping Others'''
 +
*[https://www.youcaring.com/transpeopleintheunitedstates-688603 Remember Trans Power—Fight for Trans Lives Passport Fund]
 +
*[https://transrelief.com/ Trans Relief]: helping trans people get updated ID documents
 +
*Donate to organizations in Charlottesville, [[Virginia]], to fight white supremacy:
 +
**[http://solidaritycville.com/donate/ Solidarity Charlottesville]—lists more organizations to donate to
 +
**[https://www.paypal.me/blmcville/ Black Lives Matter Charlottesville]
 +
**[https://www.justice4all.org/ Legal Aid Justice Center]
 +
**[https:[email protected]/what-to-do-about-charlottesville-dfc7d6636d56 What to Do About Charlottesville], by Sara Benincasa (includes many links for donations)
 +
 
 +
'''Political Donations'''
 
*[https://contribute.itstarts.today//2018 It Starts Today]: subscribe to contribute monthly to Democratic candidates' campaign funds
 
*[https://contribute.itstarts.today//2018 It Starts Today]: subscribe to contribute monthly to Democratic candidates' campaign funds
 
*[https://secure.actblue.com/contribute/page/ahca-reps Swing Left District Funds]: donate to candidates who are running against reps who voted for [[Trumpcare / Obamacare|AHCA]]
 
*[https://secure.actblue.com/contribute/page/ahca-reps Swing Left District Funds]: donate to candidates who are running against reps who voted for [[Trumpcare / Obamacare|AHCA]]
  
===Resistance Resources and Services===
+
'''Resistance Resources and Services'''
 
*[https://www.safetypinbox.com/ Safety Pin Box]: a monthly subscription box for white people striving to be allies in the fight for Black Liberation
 
*[https://www.safetypinbox.com/ Safety Pin Box]: a monthly subscription box for white people striving to be allies in the fight for Black Liberation
  
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See also '''[[Essential Readings]]''' and '''[[#For_Teachers|Resources for Teachers]]'''.
 
See also '''[[Essential Readings]]''' and '''[[#For_Teachers|Resources for Teachers]]'''.
  
=== Podcasts ===
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'''Podcasts'''
 
*[http://politics.uchicago.edu/pages/axefiles The Axe Files]
 
*[http://politics.uchicago.edu/pages/axefiles The Axe Files]
 
*[https://www.washingtonpost.com/graphics/politics/can-he-do-that-trump-podcast/?tid=sm_tw Can He Do That]
 
*[https://www.washingtonpost.com/graphics/politics/can-he-do-that-trump-podcast/?tid=sm_tw Can He Do That]
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*[http://www.vox.com/ezra-klein-show-podcast/ The Ezra Klein Show]
 
*[http://www.vox.com/ezra-klein-show-podcast/ The Ezra Klein Show]
 
*[https://www.thefourfiftyone.com/ The FourFiftyOne]
 
*[https://www.thefourfiftyone.com/ The FourFiftyOne]
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*[https://soundcloud.com/thegreatbattlefield Great Battlefield], a podcast about how the resistance is mobilizing
 
*[http://www.hellbentpodcast.com/ Hellbent], "a feminist podcast for those who resist and persist"
 
*[http://www.hellbentpodcast.com/ Hellbent], "a feminist podcast for those who resist and persist"
 
*[http://www.wnyc.org/story/introducing-new-social-experiment-indivisible-podcast/ Home of the Brave], Scott Carrier's original stories from This American Life and reporting on current events
 
*[http://www.wnyc.org/story/introducing-new-social-experiment-indivisible-podcast/ Home of the Brave], Scott Carrier's original stories from This American Life and reporting on current events
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*[http://www.vox.com/the-weeds The Weeds]
 
*[http://www.vox.com/the-weeds The Weeds]
  
=== Videos ===
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'''Videos'''
 +
*[https://soundcloud.com/randi-k-brown/appropriately-ambitious Appropriately Ambitious], discussion of the Supreme Court decision on learning opportunities for [[Educational Justice|students]] with [[Disability Rights|disabilities]]
 +
*[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oFXqUNc6fbk/ Civil Liberties] Teach-In
 
*[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=duhV0hsF9Zw Explanation of FISA/FISC] (Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act/Court)
 
*[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=duhV0hsF9Zw Explanation of FISA/FISC] (Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act/Court)
 
*[http://www.law.nyu.edu/immigrantrightsclinic/community-resources/videos/ Immigration Rights Teach-In and Know Your Rights Presentations]—see also [[Crisis_Resources#Immigration_Crisis_Resources|Immigration Crisis Resources]]
 
*[http://www.law.nyu.edu/immigrantrightsclinic/community-resources/videos/ Immigration Rights Teach-In and Know Your Rights Presentations]—see also [[Crisis_Resources#Immigration_Crisis_Resources|Immigration Crisis Resources]]
*[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0w3ZkZQIvDk/ Teach-In on Resisting Muslim Registries]
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*[https://www.ted.com/talks/jonathan_haidt_on_the_moral_mind/ The Moral Roots of Liberals and Conservatives], TED Talk
*[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oFXqUNc6fbk/ Teach-in on Civil Liberties]
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*[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YEGpriv2TAc&feature=em-share_video_user Obamacare repeal/replace] explanation, from John Oliver
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*[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0w3ZkZQIvDk/ Resisting Muslim Registries] Teach-In
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*[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pevAqRc-kis; The Science of Federal Budgets]
 
*[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uhvNV6hnQ_g&index=1&list=PLBC7DDA1DA3578169/ Trump and the Constitution (NYU Law)]
 
*[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uhvNV6hnQ_g&index=1&list=PLBC7DDA1DA3578169/ Trump and the Constitution (NYU Law)]
*[https://www.ted.com/talks/jonathan_haidt_on_the_moral_mind/ The Moral Roots of Liberals and Conservatives]
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*[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A3h5kcNHVxA&t=1s Trump's Budget, Explained]
*[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YEGpriv2TAc&feature=em-share_video_user Obamacare repeal/replace] explanation, from John Oliver
 
*[https://soundcloud.com/randi-k-brown/appropriately-ambitious Appropriately Ambitious] discussion of the Edrew F. Supreme Court decision on learning opportunities for students with disabilities
 

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Resources and tools that people can use to organize, resist, and advocate for change.

Intervening to Stop Everyday Injustices
Intervening to Stop Everyday Injustices
[edit]

For information on responding to and reporting hate crimes, see our Crisis Resources page.

Volunteering
Getting Started
[edit]

Find resources here to help you get started in the resistance movement.

Volunteering[edit]

See also Organizations Looking for Volunteers.

Advocacy Tools
Contacting Elected Officials
[edit]

Tips[edit]

Senators and Representatives[edit]

  • Check out this guide to every member of the 115th Congress.
  • Contacting Congress includes information on each rep, as well as committee assignments and contact info.

Phone

  • Call US Senators and Representatives: tel:(844)872-0234, or through CallGov, a web interface.
  • 5 Calls: a website and mobile app with a constantly updated list of issues, including explanations and call scripts. The app uses your zip code to show you who to call.
  • Agitatr: an app that dials your reps and provides call scripts all in one place.
  • Call Your Reps, a free iPhone app
  • Dial Congress: a Chrome app that displays reps' and senators' phone numbers when you hover over their names in articles online
  • The Loyal Opposition provides all the local phone numbers of your representatives.
  • The Payback Project is a tool for, among other things, helping you contact the reps who voted to approve the AHCA.
  • The 65 offers scripts for more than a dozen issues in the progressive agenda. They suggest a weekly call-to-action.

Fax/Mail

Online

In Person See Upcoming Events and Opportunities for information on upcoming town halls and other events featuring your members of Congress.

White House[edit]

Tracking Trump and Congress[edit]

Scripts and Alerts[edit]

  • Acts of Conscience: aggregates alerts from a range of websites—and they're sortable by issue, type, time frame, and state
  • 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
  • Alder, an iPhone app that gives you one relevant political action every day.
  • CallsForChange provides 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.
  • re:act newsletter: calls to action and important political updates
  • Rogan's List, a daily action list sent via email that includes ways to get in touch with your state senators and representatives
  • The Sixty-Five, weekly advocacy calls to action
  • Try Voices, an app for advocacy alerts and help calling reps

Other Officials[edit]

Organizing
Organizing
[edit]

Guides for Organizing[edit]

See also Resources For Organizers, organizations offering activism training, and readings on building movements and organizing.

Issue Guides[edit]

See also the How You Can Resist sections in the policy pages for specific actions related to the issues. Social Justice/General

Disability Justice

Environmental Justice

Healthcare

  • Stop TrumpCare, everything you need to stop Trumpcare from Indivisible
  • TrumpCare Ten, information on the ten senators whose votes are most needed to stop Trumpcare
  • TrumpCare Toolkit
  • Our Amendments: submit an amendment to Trumpcare, which could slow down the process of passing the bill
  • See how your senator is planning to vote here.
  • Find contact information for your senators' healthcare staffers and information on the bill's impact in your state here.

Immigrant Rights

LGBTQ+ Issues

Reproductive Justice

Racial Justice See also Intervening to Stop Everyday Injustices, above. Syllabi and book lists for understanding the history of racism in American be found in Essential Readings.

Sexual Assault/Domestic Violence

Policing

Town Hall Guides (meeting your reps in person)[edit]

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Communications
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Talking to Others About the Issues[edit]

Hearing the Other Side[edit]

Secure Ways of Leaking to the Press[edit]

Communications Platforms[edit]

See Digital Security for more information.

  • Cell 411, an app for issuing mobile alerts—iOS and Google
  • Dust, an app for disappearing text messages and photos that is similar in some ways to Snapchat
  • Guerrilla Mail, disposable temporary e-mail addresses
  • WDTM Platform: An organizing, communication, and project management tool for action groups
  • Wire, fully encrypted end-to-end alternative to Skype for every platform (desktop & mobile)
  • Whisper Systems, secure messaging

Working with the Media[edit]

Media Literacy[edit]

Also check out Digital Security and Media Normalization

Resistance News[edit]

This section includes news sources just on the resistance—this is not meant to be a list of nonbiased or endorsed general news sources!

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

See Upcoming Events/Opportunities and your state page for protest listings.

How to Protest[edit]

Protest Tools[edit]

Protester Safety[edit]

Tracking Legislation / Litigation
Tracking Legislation and Court Cases
[edit]

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

Boycotts[edit]

Banking[edit]

Elections/Campaigns
Elections and Campaigning
[edit]

General[edit]

Get Involved with Campaigns[edit]

Campaign and Election Tools[edit]

See also Elections

Political Training
Political Training
[edit]

Training to Run for Office[edit]

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

Political/Leadership Training[edit]

Self-Care Tools
Self-Care Tools
[edit]

For Professionals
For Professionals
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For Federal Employees[edit]

For Journalists and Writers[edit]

Guides to Bias-Free Language

Coverage and Journalism Tips

For Lawyers[edit]

Pro Bono Opportunities See Crisis Resources and Organizations Working for Justice and Equity for more organizations that may be looking for pro bono help.

For Librarians[edit]

For Organizers[edit]

See also Guides for Organizing, above.

For Religious Leaders[edit]

For Teachers[edit]

For syllabi generally, see Essential Readings .

For Tech/Data People[edit]

Data Analysis and Visualization
Data Sources
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Donating[edit]

While there are tons of ways to get involved in the resistance without donating money, if you do want to donate or are willing to pay for resistance-related resources, the links below may be useful. See also Organizations Working for Justice and Equity for organizations that may be accepting donations.

Helping Others

Political Donations

Resistance Resources and Services

  • Safety Pin Box: a monthly subscription box for white people striving to be allies in the fight for Black Liberation

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

Podcasts

Videos