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*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===
 
===Tracking Trump===
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===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'''
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===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://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.
  
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See also [[Tools_of_Resistance#For_Organizers|Resources For Organizers]], below.
 
See also [[Tools_of_Resistance#For_Organizers|Resources For Organizers]], below.
  
*[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"
 
 
*[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]
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*[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]].
 
See also [[People_and_Organizations#Activism|organizations offering activism training]] and [[Essential_Readings#Building_Movements_and_Organizing|readings on building movements and organizing]].
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===Issue Guides===
 
===Issue Guides===
 
====Social Justice/General====
 
====Social Justice/General====
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*[https://www.beyondthemoment.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/PolicyToolkitBeyondtheMoment-2.pdf Beyond the Movement: 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
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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.
 
====Disability Justice====
 
====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
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*[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]
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====Reproductive Justice====
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*[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]
 
====Sexual Assault/Domestic Violence====
 
====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)
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*[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)
 
===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]
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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
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*[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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== [[File:selfcare.png | left | 50px | Self-Care Tools | link= ]] Self-Care Tools ==
 
== [[File:selfcare.png | left | 50px | Self-Care Tools | link= ]] Self-Care Tools ==
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*[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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*[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
 
*[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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*[https://www.rcfp.org/browse-media-law-resources/digital-journalists-legal-guide Digital Journalist's Legal Guide]
 
*[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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*[http://www.journaliststoolbox.org/category/electionspolitics/?utm_content=buffer1b971&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer Journalists' Toolbox] for covering election/politics
 
*[http://www.journaliststoolbox.org/category/electionspolitics/?utm_content=buffer1b971&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer Journalists' Toolbox] for covering election/politics
 
*[http://www.nabj.org/?styleguide National Association of Black Journalists Style Guide]
 
*[http://www.nabj.org/?styleguide National Association of Black Journalists Style Guide]
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*[https://gopostmatic.com/press/ Postmatic Press], services for independent news organizations
 
*[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://resistanc.com/support-resistanc Resistanc], a resistance news site looking for contributors
*[https://www.rcfp.org/browse-media-law-resources/digital-journalists-legal-guide Digital Journalist's Legal Guide]
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*[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]  
*[https://gopostmatic.com/press/ Postmatic Press], services for independent news organizations
 
 
*[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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=== Videos ===
 
=== Videos ===
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*[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]]
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*[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
 

Latest revision as of 09:37, 25 May 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]

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[edit]

Fax/Mail[edit]

White House[edit]

Tracking Trump[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
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Rogan's List, a daily action list sent via email that includes ways to get in touch with your state senators and representatives

Other Officials[edit]

Organizing
Organizing
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Guides for Organizing[edit]

See also Resources For Organizers, below.

See also organizations offering activism training and readings on building movements and organizing.

Issue Guides[edit]

Social Justice/General[edit]

Disability Justice[edit]

Environmental[edit]

Organizing Toolkit

Immigrant Rights[edit]

Reproductive Justice[edit]

Sexual Assault/Domestic Violence[edit]

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]

Social Media Tools[edit]

Building Websites / Platforms[edit]

Communications Platforms[edit]

Working with the Media[edit]

Media Literacy[edit]

Also check out Digital Security and Media Normalization

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

See also Upcoming Events/Opportunities and your state page.

How to Protest[edit]

Protest Tools[edit]

Creating Demands[edit]

Protester Safety[edit]

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

Tracking Litigation (court cases)[edit]

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

Banking[edit]

Elections/Campaigns
Elections / Campaigning
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General[edit]

Campaigns to Work On[edit]

Campaign and Election Tools[edit]

See also Elections

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

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

Non-Candidate Political/Leadership Training[edit]

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

Meditation[edit]

For Professionals
For Professionals
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For Federal Employees[edit]

For Journalists and Writers[edit]

For Lawyers[edit]

Pro Bono Opportunities[edit]

Filing petitions for the immigration EO[edit]

For Librarians[edit]

For Organizers[edit]

See also Guides for Organizing, above.

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]

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.

Political Donations[edit]

Resistance Resources and Services[edit]

  • 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[edit]

Videos[edit]