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Show Up: Resources to Get Engaged

Show Up speakers shared new ideas, initiatives, books, even songs. Inspired by their work, we’ve compiled these resources for you to continue exploring, and start doing.

  • October 21st 2020

First, be sure to watch Show Up Part 1 and Show Up Part 2.

Voting

Volunteer for a voter text banking event with Drag Out The Vote

Help staff your local polling place with Power the Polls

Find anything you need to get your vote counted on Vote.org

Community Engagement

You don’t have to wait for a vaccine to stay civically active: Ways to Show Up During a Pandemic.

She Se Puede, founded by America Ferrera and Eva Longoria, is empowering Latinas in American society, with resources on health to parenting, fashion to civic engagement.

Understand how former Bernie Sanders Campaign Director engaged his Latinx communities: Chuck Rocha Reveals Secrets to Winning Latino Voters.

Do you know a high school student looking for connection, community, and long-term support, or want to become a mentor? Check out Thread.

Participate in this upcoming Connected Learning Seminar with the Aspen Institute to better understand ourselves and the challenges brought about by the current moment, or this one on the pursuit of happiness.

Better Arguments

Interested in learning more about tough conversations with The Better Arguments Project? Subscribe to their newsletter.

Read Tania Israel’s book: Beyond Your Bubble: How to Connect Across the Political Divide, Skills and Strategies for Conversations That Work.

Learn how the Millennial Action Project is working with the youngest members of congress to empower bipartisan relationships and policy.

Listen to the Electric Election Roadtrip Podcast by the conservative American Conservation Coalition who is putting politics aside to address climate forward energy solutions.

From Protest to Action

Read Jamie Margolin’s guide book on how to be an effective activist, or order it for the civically minded teenager in your life: Youth to Power: Your Voice and How to Use It

Join Jamie’s youth-led movement, Zero Hour, that offers training and resources for young activists.

Join Team Enough, a youth-led movement to end gun violence and get your voice heard.

Explore how TIME’S Up is calling out sexism in the media. Text “HerBack” to 30644 to join and learn more.

Read ACLU Legal Director David Cole’s Book: Engines of Liberty: The Power of Citizen Activists to Make Constitutional Law

Learn about the LA Sparks new social justice pillar.

Are you an educator? Check out this teaching guide: The Power to Change the World

Learn from an Older Generation of Native Activists: Warrior Woman Project

Host a screening with colleagues or friends by paying for the feature documentary: Warrior Woman

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