Your heart is a muscle
We know that just like working out, civic activism can feel intimidating at first. It seems like everyone else knows how to use the machines, and you're just not sure that activism is your kind of place. We're here to help you get started with emails a few times a week that have 5-minute, 10-minute, and 30-minute activism "workouts" that will help you (and America) get in shape.
Our mission is to help those feeling overwhelmed, daunted, and disheartened to engage in meaningful civic activism. We know that activism can be hard, but it gets easier with practice, and we're here to help you get started.
The revolution will be crowdsourced.
We are sharing articles, guides and other resources here for you to take along with you on your journey. Feel free to print them out and bring them with you to events and demonstrations.
So It's Your First Protest?
A GUIDE TO STAYING SAFE AT PUBLIC PROTESTS AND DEMONSTRATIONS
Not sure if protesting is for you? Check out our guide that helps your prepare for the best (and worst) things that can happen at a protest.
We believe that activism is better together. Find a group near you working on what you feel passionate about.
Got a suggestion for another group? My Civic Workout wants to hear about it. Groups must meet in person in more than one city. Email us at email@example.com.
How to contact your elected representatives
In person and phone contact with your elected representatives is the most important thing you can do. Here, a guide based on the reporting of Dahlia Lithwick.
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