This year, unions and organizations came together across the country to push back on Trump’s immigration policies and showed how labor rights and immigrant rights intersect.
When we (or our siblings) are under attack, stand up DANCE BACK.
The Trump administration’s battle against environmental regulations and denial of climate change are terrifying, but the US isn’t the only nation that needs to do better by the planet, and fast. A scientist tells us what needs to be done, and where we can start.
From A to Z (ok, technically to W), organizing terms you may know and some you should know! Get in here and learn what positionality, patch throughs, Twitter storms, U-1 consensus, and grasstops engagement are all about!
On Earth Day, we marched for Science. We marched for space exploration and cures for disease, for electricity and for the planet, and for everything that science has a hand in which is, well, everything.
Thousands of people across the nation showed up to say that we, the people, want to see Donald’s tax returns.
How to organize a meeting that won’t result in headaches, boredom, or existential dread.
“What I’m saying is not that art solved my problems, but instead that the strength I found through creating and through fighting back, still pushes me forward.”
“Trans Day of Visibility gives me hope. When I see trans people proudly being themselves in public I have hope. When I see allies retweeting links on how to support trans women I have hope. When I see brilliant selfies of trans people I have hope. When I see trans people celebrating a day that’s about us, I have hope.”
This is a good first step, Mike Pence not talking to women, but let’s not limit ourselves. Mike Pence shouldn’t talk to anyone, ever.
If Alice Walker once said “hard times require furious dancing,” then hard times call for reading poetry, particularly black poets. Follow zaynab’s journey in reconnecting with black poetry as a means of daily survival and understand why reading the work of black poets can enhance our collective understandings of what it means to cultivate and sustain resistance.
Are you considering taking a more active role in your community and in your activism? Here’s some practical tips for anyone thinking about becoming an organizer!
Today the Affordable Care Act (ACA) turns seven — and lawmakers are expected to vote on whether or not to dismantle it today. Here are some photos from Los Angeles today to amp you up while you make your calls.
Yesterday was a national day of action to protect, support, and amplify our black trans family and their voices. As you know, this intersection is at the highest risk for violence and hate from both our communities and the state.
How to use a message triangle, come up with impactful slogans, and why we need to sharpen our words to fight back.
Undocumented student Daniela Vargas bravely spoke out at a news conference advocating for immigrants and was shortly detained by ICE. She’s now facing immediate deportation without a hearing. She’s lived in the U.S. since she was 7 years old.
This mind map exercise will help activists create achievable goals to avoid burnout.
COMEDY IS SELF-CARE
Andy Puzder is an ethical nightmare! If you or someone you know lives in Tennessee, Wyoming, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Kentucky, Maine, Louisiana, Indiana, Utah, Kansas or Alaska, you or that person can make a real difference in his confirmation.
A roundtable with disabled advocates, leaders, and protesters on how they came to activism, building an inclusive movement, and resources you should know about.