Speak Up. Every Day.
Help flip seats in 2018.
Flippable will sends you targeted actions you can do to help flip local, State & National seats blue in the 2018 and 2020 elections. Signing up is easy, and calls just take a couple of minutes out of your day.
Check out Swing Left to find your nearest swing district and find ways to support it through canvassing, fundraising or other volunteer efforts. Or, sign up for the Sister District Project list to get paired with a district who needs outside support in upcoming elections.
Focus your energy on your representatives.
The Indivisible Guide was written by congressional staffers about how to get congresspeople to listen. Spoiler alert: focus on your own reps, show up in-person and be the squeaky wheel. It's a must-read for those wanting to resist Trump's agenda and protect progressive values.
Tackle emergent current issues.
Wall of Us features four concrete actions per week for "all-of-us" to take to protect democracy. Subscribe to receive a weekly e-mail with action items.
Or, join up with Daily Action by texting DAILY to the number 228466 (A-C-T-I-O-N). You’ll be prompted to enter your ZIP code and that’s it—you’ll start getting a daily text about an issue that's important based on where you live. Simply tap on the phone number in your message, listen to a short recording about that day’s issue, and from there you’ll be automatically routed to your Senator, member of Congress, or other relevant elected official.
Get familiar with who to call, what to say & how to advocate.
Know who your reps are and how to contact them, regardless of the tools you use above: Click here.
Countable is a mobile & web-based app that provides clear, real-time summaries of the bills that are currently passing through Congress -- and then phone, email & video channels you can use to send messages to voice your opinion or request action.
Read this Congressional Staffer's tips on contacting your elected reps by phone and this Phone Calling Action Script Document and use to have issue-specific scripts for contacting your officials. Also, check out this article if you're someone who dreads making phone calls.
Use the power of language to become a better advocate.
- Develop communication skills that breakthrough beliefs. This guide was created specifically to help white people recognize and discuss racial injustice.
- Don't stand by. Use this strategy to create a safe space for any person experiencing harassment. This illustrates the technique in a situation involving Islamaphobia.
- Educate yourself. Listening to learn, reading credible news sources, and becoming friends with people who are different than you expands your worldview and make you a more empathetic human.
- Start a book club with purpose. We recommend starting with this book, written by 80 women across the US about their experiences before, during, and after the 2016 election. Select books that will challenge your knowledge of different cultures, religions, ethnicities or other perspectives.