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*[https://www.100days100dinners.us/ 100 Days, 100 Dinners]—self-organized structures for community-building
 
*[https://www.100days100dinners.us/ 100 Days, 100 Dinners]—self-organized structures for community-building
 
*[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=69KIsWvQq3I A Better Way to Argue About Politics], The Atlantic (video)
 
*[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=69KIsWvQq3I A Better Way to Argue About Politics], The Atlantic (video)
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*[http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/2017/04/changing-minds-on-a-changing-climate/ Changing Minds on a Changing Climate]
 
*[http://www.civilconversationsproject.org/ The Civil Conversations Project]
 
*[http://www.civilconversationsproject.org/ The Civil Conversations Project]
 
*[https://www.racialequitytools.org/act/communicating/communicating-for-racial-justice Communicating for Racial Justice]
 
*[https://www.racialequitytools.org/act/communicating/communicating-for-racial-justice Communicating for Racial Justice]
 
*[https://www.slideshare.net/MeredithGould/digital-activism-101-a-guide-to-showing-up-speaking-out-and-connecting-on-twitter-and-facebook?trk=v-feed Digital Advocacy 101: A Guide to Showing Up, Speaking Out, and Connecting on Twitter and Facebook]
 
*[https://www.slideshare.net/MeredithGould/digital-activism-101-a-guide-to-showing-up-speaking-out-and-connecting-on-twitter-and-facebook?trk=v-feed Digital Advocacy 101: A Guide to Showing Up, Speaking Out, and Connecting on Twitter and Facebook]
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*[http://www.motherjones.com/politics/2013/01/pro-gun-myths-fact-check Fact-checking the gun lobby's arguments]
 
*[http://bit.ly/1O448eq Guide for Talking to White People in the Moment of Trump]
 
*[http://bit.ly/1O448eq Guide for Talking to White People in the Moment of Trump]
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*[http://www.patheos.com/blogs/lovejoyfeminism/2012/10/how-i-lost-faith-in-the-pro-life-movement.html How I Lost Faith in the Pro-Life Movement]: a personal account
 
*[https://grist.org/series/skeptics/ How to Talk to a Climate Skeptic]
 
*[https://grist.org/series/skeptics/ How to Talk to a Climate Skeptic]
 
*[https://docs.google.com/document/d/1nLEwmBR_ckC3DaDyLV2IKHAPE_dRGnzomGiTImr-eAI/mobilebasic How to Talk to Your Loved Ones About a Donald Trump Presidency]
 
*[https://docs.google.com/document/d/1nLEwmBR_ckC3DaDyLV2IKHAPE_dRGnzomGiTImr-eAI/mobilebasic How to Talk to Your Loved Ones About a Donald Trump Presidency]

Revision as of 08:04, 19 April 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

Volunteering
Volunteering

See also Organizations Looking for Volunteers

Advocacy Tools
Contacting Elected Officials

Tips

Senators and Representatives

  • Check out this guide to every member of the 115th Congress.

Phone

Fax/Mail

White House

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

Scripts and Alerts

  • 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

Tracking Trump

Supreme Court Resistance

Organizing
Organizing

Guides for Organizing

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

Issue Guides

Social Justice/General

Disability Justice

Environmental

Organizing Toolkit

Immigrant Rights

Sexual Assault/Domestic Violence

Town Hall Guides (meeting your reps in person)

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Communications

Talking to Others About the Issues

Hearing the Other Side

Secure Ways of Leaking to the Press

Social Media Tools

Building Websites / Platforms

Communications Platforms

Working with the Media

Media Literacy

Also check out Digital Security and Media Normalization

Events, Direct Actions, and Protests
Events, Direct Actions, and Protests

Listing Protests

See also Upcoming Events/Opportunities and your state page.

How to Protest

Protest Tools

Creating Demands

Protester Safety

Tracking Legislation / Litigation
Tracking Legislation / Litigation

Tracking Legislation

Tracking Litigation (court cases)

Advocating to Businesses / Banks
Advocating to Businesses / Banks

Boycotts

Banking

Elections/Campaigns
Elections / Campaigning

General

Campaigns to Work On

Campaign and Election Tools

See also Elections

Political Training
Political Training

Training to Run for Office

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

Non-Candidate Political/Leadership Training

Self-Care Tools
Self-Care Tools

Podcasts

Meditation

For Professionals
For Professionals

For Federal Employees

For Journalists and Writers

For Lawyers

Pro Bono Opportunities

Filing petitions for the immigration EO

For Librarians

For Organizers

  • Action Alliance: join for help with organizing
  • Capitol Call: power your grassroots political action campaign—keeping your volunteers and cause followers informed of how they can get involved
  • Democracy Partners
  • Ground Game, organizing tools for progressive campaigns, unions, and advocacy groups
  • Media training from Indivisible
  • WDTM Platform: An organizing, communication, and project management tool for action groups

For Religious Leaders

For Teachers

For Tech/Data People

Data Analysis and Visualization
Data Analysis and Visualization

Data Analysis Tools

Data Visualization Tools

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

Data Sources

Learning Tools
Learning Tools

See also Essential Readings and Resources for Teachers.

Podcasts

Videos