Actions for 12/06/16

I’m behind on keeping track of the develops in the Trump cabinet and such. Or I should say, I’m keeping track but keep forgetting to update here. After it was announced that my own local Congressman Tom Reed accepted the role as vice president of Trump’s transition team, I flipped some tables and took a…

I have no news wrap up or actions today. I cut a chunk out of my finger yesterday and typing is hard. I wanted to share these “Calling Cards” though. Artist Lucy Knisley created these great printable calling cards to fill in your rep’s name and number with a short script and the issue that…

podcast: Bad With Money with Gaby Dunn

Here’s the thing about being poor: it isn’t that you’re “bad with money”. It’s that you don’t have money. But the longer you’re poor , the weirder you get when you do have money, even if you’re “good with money”usually. Money decisions are hard. Then when you add the way you were raised into the…

News & Actions: 11/28/16

People want to be informed about what’s happening w/ the president-elect and his transition but they may not have time to follow all the news or for their own self-care, are limiting their exposure to social media right now. These ICYMI updates will be basic bullet points of the daily happenings with call to actions….

ICYMI Post-Election News: Nov 22 & 23

People want to be informed about what’s happening w/ the president-elect but they may not have time to follow all the news or for their own self-care, are limiting their exposure to social media right now. These ICYMI updates will be basic bullet points of the daily happenings with call to actions. I will generally…

ICYMI Post-Election News: Nov 21

People want to be informed about what’s happening w/ the president-elect but they may not have time to follow all the news or for their own self-care, are limiting their exposure to social media right now. These ICYMI updates will be basic bullet points of the daily happenings with call to actions. I will generally…

ICYMI Post-Election News: Weekend Edition for Nov 19 & 20

People want to be informed about what’s happening w/ the president-elect but they may not have time to follow all the news or for their own self-care, are limiting their exposure to social media right now. These ICYMI updates will be basic bullet points of the daily happenings with call to actions. I will generally…

For Little Activists

This is one of my favorite childrens books to have come out in the last few years. A if for Activist by Innosanto Nagara . Our fantastic library has it both in English and Spanish. Even though it’s presented as an Alphabet Book in board book format, it’s such a different theme than the typical that…

Resources,Info, and Tips for Activism Right Now

Activism right now doesn’t mean you need to attend an on-the-street protest. You certainly can if you like. Protests are important right now, if for no other reason that making dissent visible.Most people are not protesting the election results. They’re protesting the rhetoric that is emboldening hate crimes and discrimination.Protests help activists connect with each other…

The “Oh Shit! What Should I Do Before January?” Guide

This is an open google doc full of resources to help people get their business in order before Trump moves into The White House. The “Oh Shit! What Should I Do Before January?” Guide I’m going to be really clear here : If you’re one of the people telling everyone to “calm down, everything is…

I’ve had it planned for months. I knew exactly what I was going to say the day after the election. I’d congratulate Hillary supporters . Then, I would give them a short list of the work that needs to be done sooner than later. Please ask Hillary to stop the Dakota Access Pipeline and  to…