Last Saturday way more than 1.5 Million all around the world took to the streets to show unity against the new government that threatens so many of our American rights.
Whether this was your first march or, like one sign read: “I can’t believe I’m still marching for this!”, this marked a new beginning.
Now the question arises: What’s next?
I think the first step to keep the momentum going is to organize a group of like-minded, get to know your neighbors and/or volunteer in your community. The greatest strength comes from compassion.
Next steps salon – a web site to help on community building
100daysaction.net/ Bay Area artists response to Donald Trump’s first 100 days in office
Find your cause and volunteer
Contact your representatives, get virtual active and vote
www.house.gov/representatives/find/ – find out who your representative is and contact them with concerns
Call the halls – a guide to citizen advocacy
There are a lot of campaigning communities, here are few:
Stay angry. Care. Be compassionate.
Or like Aziz Ansari put it in last weeks SNL Monologue: “[…]if you look at our country’s history, change doesn’t come from presidents. Change comes from large groups of angry people. And if Day 1 is any indication, you are part of the largest group of angry people I have ever seen.”
What is your next step?