If you know of a website or activism tool that would be of interest to fellow Democrats, Progressives and Independents, please submit your suggestion via our Contact Form. Inclusion in the New Trier Dems’ Resources List does not necessarily imply endorsement by the New Trier Dems.  Thanks!

Activism – Things You Can Do Right Now:

5calls.org: Spend 5 minutes, Make 5 calls

Resistbot – Helps you contact your representatives with ease

Dailyaction.org – Daily alerts to action items and connect you to your Senators and Congressperson

Stand Organized – Chicago-based group helps connect you to effective political action

Jan Schakowsky’s “Join the Resistance”

Town Hall Project – A List of Upcoming Town Hall Meetings for Members of Congress

Fill Out a Witness Slip to tell the Illinois General Assembly Whether You Support or Oppose Pending Legislation – for further explanation, see our Take Action From Home page

Activism – More Ways to Get Involved:

Chicagoactivism.org

ColorofChange.org – Helps People Respond Effectively to Injustice

Daniel Biss’ “The Road Back”

Indivisible: A Practical Guide for Resisting the Trump Agenda

letamericavote.org – Fighting Voter Suppression

Movement 2017 – A Platform to Match Progressive Donors to Worthy Causes

Movement Match – Helps You Find Organizations To Join Which Share Your Priorities

Moveon.org

Organizing for Action

Resistance School – Training in Activism

Swingleft.org: Help Democrats Win Swing Districts and Win Control of the House of Representatives in 2018

See What Our Legislators Are Doing:

congress.gov

GovTrack.us

ilga.gov – Illinois General Assembly

Running for Office:

runforsomething.net

sheshouldrun.org

314action.org: A grassroots group encouraging people in the STEM community to run for office


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