March For Our Lives

March 22, 2018

On March 24, the kids and families of March For Our Lives will take to the streets to demand that their lives and safety become a priority and that we end this epidemic of mass school shootings. The collective voices of the March For Our Lives movement will be heard. Not in DC?

Stand with Your Neighbors, the Dreamers

March 20, 2018

I value showing respect for all people, no matter where they were born.

People who immigrate to the US make our country stronger and build our economy. As our neighbors and as fellow human beings, they are entitled to basic respect and compassion.

Action: Stand with your neighbors, the Dreamers.

Donate: To United We Dream.

Stand with Your Muslim Neighbors

March 19, 2018

I value equality.

Stand with your rainbow of neighbors from every religion, race, ethnicity, culture, gender, sexual orientation, economic status, age, and ability. Out of many, we are one.

Action: Stand with your Muslim neighbors.

Write: The State Department.

Script: The Administration’s nominee to lead the UN IOM, Ken Isaacs, has tweeted several comments that vilify Muslims.

Practice Gratitude

March 18, 2018

Acts of Gratitude

Get out your stamps, postcards, and sparkle markers for some gratitude mail.

Thank Sen. Mazie Hirono (D-HI), during Senate Judiciary Committee, for continuing to ask judicial nominees, under oath, if they have a history of sexual assault or harassment. I am so grateful to you for highlighting this important issue.

Stand with Readers and Learners in Prison

March 17, 2018

I value equality.

Stand with your rainbow of neighbors from every religion, race, ethnicity, culture, gender, sexual orientation, economic status, age, and ability. Out of many, we are one.

The Prison Book Program is a volunteer-run nonprofit that sends free books to people in prison in 44 states. Last year, they sent well over 12,300 books and received touching letters about how much they mean to people behind bars.

Encourage Town Halls and Get Ready to Vote

March 16, 2018

I value secure, convenient voting and fair elections.

Democracy thrives when all citizens can freely elect those who represent their values.

Action: Encourage your legislators to hold town meetings during recess.

Senators and House Reps will be out of session from March 26 to April 6, 2018.

Call: Your 2 senators and 1 House rep (look up).

Stand with Students and their Civil Rights

March 15, 2018

I value equality. 

Unity is not uniformity. Stand with your rainbow of neighbors from every religion, race, ethnicity, culture, gender, sexual orientation, economic status, age, and ability. Out of many, we are one.

Action: Stand with students and their civil rights.

Write: Your local school district (look up)

Script: Dear Board of Ed., I’m writing to express my concern over Betsy DeVos’s changes to the Office for Civil Rights Case Processing Manual.

Use the Power of Your Voice (and Your Wallet) to Stop Sales of Assault-Style Weapons

March 14, 2018

Action: Stand with kids who want to grow up peacefully and not be be shot.

Script: As capable adults, we have a moral obligation to protect kids. Training babies to hide in closets and be quiet isn’t a solution. Arming every underpaid, overworked teacher isn’t viable. It comes down to competent adults deciding whether young lives are more important than profit.

Stand with Hungry Americans

March 13, 2018

I value equality.

Stand with your rainbow of neighbors from every religion, race, ethnicity, culture, gender, sexual orientation, economic status, age, and ability. Out of many, we are one.

Call: Or write the local offices of your 2 senators and 1 House rep (look up).

Script: Hi.

Give Thanks

March 10, 2018

Acts of Gratitude

Get out your stamps, postcards, and sparkle markers for some gratitude mail. Ready?

Thank Sally Hudson, Assistant Professor at the University of Virginia, for bringing together University Democrats and College Republicans to discuss ranked choice voting. You are teaching tomorrow’s leaders that good government is bipartisan.

Address: Garrett Hall L032, P.O.

Help Reunite Dads with their Kids ASAP

March 9, 2018

I value showing respect for all people, no matter where they were born.

People who immigrate to the US make our country stronger and build our economy. As our neighbors and as fellow human beings, they are entitled to basic respect and compassion.

When 4 Salvadoran dads presented themselves at the US border for asylum, they were within their legal rights to seek our protection.

#PressForProgress on International Women’s Day

March 8, 2018

Individually, we’re one drop but together we’re an ocean. Commit to a “gender parity mindset” via progressive action. Let’s all collaborate to accelerate gender parity, so our collective action powers equality worldwide. Take the first step and #PressForProgress today.

With the World Economic Forum’s 2017 Global Gender Gap Report findings telling us that gender parity is over 200 years away – there has never been a more important time to keep motivated and #PressforProgress.