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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"
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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"
 
*[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]

Latest revision as of 21:51, 18 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]

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

Tracking Trump[edit]

Scripts and Alerts[edit]

  • 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]

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]