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Strategy Resources for Civil Resistance

Thanks to Erica Chenoweth for this opinion piece in The Guardian, “It may only take 3.5% of the population to topple a dictator.” In it, you will find a number of resources: organizations, strategy-building tools, books, and other ideas...

Understanding the Public Comment Period

Check out a brand new podcast Civics 101 from Virginia Prescott at Word of Mouth at New Hampshire Public Radio. “The first 100 days of the Trump administration is the perfect time to bone up on civics you should have learned in school…but...

Pro-Refugee Groups

Thank goodness for the ACLU! And… There are many other wonderful organizations that do great work and need our support.” The Huffington Post recently updated a list of “9 Pro-Refugee Groups Standing Up To Trump’s Ban.”...

Reading is Action: Part 1, Immigration

Reading is a political action. Stories can, at least for the time we spend in the narrator’s world, give us a lens on different perspectives than the one we know. Below are links to sites–––articles, interviews, book lists–––highlighting the voices...

While Heads Were Turned

The current administration works with swiftness and stealth. They act and they distract. While heads and hearts turned toward the recent immigration policy upset, “another presidential memorandum signed this weekend may have even more lasting, wide...

Wall-Of-Us Weekly Acts

No need to waste time scrambling for ways to fight for democracy when a host of super grounded groups organize weekly actions to help people on the fly. At Wall-Of-Us, founders Amelia Miazad and Kara Ganter created a mission “to make it simply...