A short list of organizations and helpful tools to stay fully engaged in social and political activism. Keep this page bookmarked as this list will be updated regularly

 

https://www.callmycongress.com

www.5calls.org (concise and useful guide to daily calls)

www.actionagainsttrump.com : a list of many resources

www.indivisibleguide.com/action-calendar/ (NYC Indivisible=good FB resource)

www.mycivicworkout.com

www.whatdoidoabouttrump.com

www.moveon.org

www.wall-of-us.org

www.swingleft.org (identifies nearest swing district to turn HofR blue in 2018)

www.thesixtyfive.org (“we are his problem now”)

 

GOVERNMENT WEBSITES:

www.nysenate.gov sign up for email alerts on chosen topics

www.council.nyc.gov = city council

http://nyassembly.gov/leg/?sh=hear - NY Assembly’s list of public hearings. Most appear to be in Albany, but some in NYC

 

EDUCATION:

www.resistancemanual.org (all of Trump’s policy proposals with reading materials, and resources that can be researched by state)

www.uniteguide.com (how to start a group online, leadership advice, etc)

www.indivisibleguide.com


 

ORGANIZATIONS TO FOLLOW

Environmental Action

350brooklyn.org

legal defense/civil rights funds:

www.splcenter.org (southern poverty law center)

www.aclu.org (american civil liberties union)

 

Immigration rights defense fund:

www.nilc.org (nat’l immigration law center)

 

Islamic-American relations:

www.cair.com (council on american-islamic relations)

 

african-american issues:

www.naacp.org (national association for the advancement of colored people)

www.blacklivesmatter.com (yes they do)

 

CRIMINAL JUSTICE REFORM, NYC

www.propnyc.org (Police Reform Organising Project)

www.closerikers.org (Close Rikers Island, and related community issues)

 

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

www.wearenewyorkvalues.org

www.idealist.org

www.unbubble.io (hopes to get folks talking across lines)