Ways to take Direct Action Now
Protests and Events
Showing up is half the battle, but it can be scary to go alone. We know.
Want to attend a protest, but don't want to go alone? Here is where we can help.
Sign up below and get notified of events and meet up with others so you can attend together. Get thee a protest-buddy or let people know you are willing to be a protest-buddy. Going alone can be a big barrier. Overcome this by going with a group and giving yourself a posse.
Check out the Philadelphia Justice Calendar for events in the Philadelphia Metro Area.
**If you are going as an ally, please use the opportunity to amplify the voices of the movement's leaders and follow their direction.
Know your Representatives!
Have an issue and need to get ahold of your rep? Look no further.
Common Cause makes it simple. Just enter your mailing address and they will give you contact info for every single one of your elected officials. We highly recommend going deep into their site for more information.
All the info says calling is best, so put those people in your speed-dial! Check out out How To Call guide for more tips
Still nervous? Email us and we can put you in contact with someone who will talk you through it.
Talk to your people
We've all got someone in our lives that could use some good discussion and should probably hear it from us.
It can be hard to get that started. Make sure you are read up on your issues you wish to discuss. Look at our Education section for help.
Make sure you will be safe and have somewhere safe to go after.
We can recommend this article for how to use dialogue to shift opinions. You, of course, know your people best.