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!
President Trump doesn’t set the budget; Congress does. And all 435 seats in the House and 34 out of 100 seats in the Senate will be up for midterm elections next year.
How to organize a meeting that won’t result in headaches, boredom, or existential dread.
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!
From Tuesday, March 21 – Tuesday, April 4, all over the world, Straddlers are gonna meet up and hang out and plan the revolution. Are you in?
How to use a message triangle, come up with impactful slogans, and why we need to sharpen our words to fight back.
“We support a strike that calls for recognition of women’s value and the necessity of the many forms of their labor; we also support all those who are already struggling economically and otherwise, who are deeply impacted by the administration and the systems we’re protesting, and who because of that can’t afford to risk financial instability or job loss for themselves and their families.”
Fighting the Christofascist uprising on our doorstep will take getting out of our complacency and belief that people can’t possibly be as bad as they seem.
Talking to organizers Didi Feuer and Dana Kline on party as protest and how crucial accessibility is in activist work.
This mind map exercise will help activists create achievable goals to avoid burnout.
A roundtable with disabled advocates, leaders, and protesters on how they came to activism, building an inclusive movement, and resources you should know about.
Trump and the Republican Party have been gobsmacked by activism since the inauguration; the last thing they want is to have to go up against LGBTQ people who boast one of the most organized, well-funded, successful, and popular activist movements in modern history.
After I wrote “I Was Trained for the Culture Wars in Home School, Awaiting Someone Like Mike Pence as a Messiah,” readers had a lot of questions for me. While I’m working on follow up pieces, I wanted to answer some of the most common questions and provide some explanation.
We’re going to need to use our bodies and our voices as weapons against the Trump administration. We’re going to need to be brave.
What you can do to help rescind the Muslim Ban right now.
Who needs to call: people who live in Utah, Iowa, Idaho, Kansas, Wyoming, Texas, South Dakota, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Nevada and Louisiana.
“I’m ready to have an open heart and open mind and be ready to participate and show up for my community.”
Who needs to call: people who live in Tennessee, Wyoming, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Kentucky, Maine, Louisiana, Indiana, Utah, Kansas and Alaska. Who needs to act? Everyone who knows anyone who lives in these states.
The revolution will need signage.
“On Inauguration day, under the banner ‘The Future Is Feminist,’ a feminist affinity group organizing with the DisruptJ20 coalition, we will disrupt the flow of foot traffic to all Inauguration Day events, and focus public attention on the incoming administration’s open misogyny and hostility toward the rights of women.”