Your Guide to the #Resistance

Calvin Starnes
Feb 1, 2017 · 3 min read

The Resistance grows stronger and larger every day. There are apps, websites, groups, newsletters, marches, protests, Town Halls and quite honestly, it can be a little overwhelming if you don’t know your way around it all. So, I have compiled a list of some of the more popular resources and grouped them according to purpose. [Updated: 04/27/18]


CONTACTING YOUR REPS — Either by phone, email or in person these resource can guide you through that process as well provide you with up-to-date issues, background, and phone scripts as well as strategies on how to interact with your reps face-to-face if they are Red or Blue. If you are brand new to the process I highly recommend you read Call the Halls for a quick rundown of how it all works.

PHONE CALLS

  • It’s Time To Fight — Website that provides calls-to-action & phone scripts
  • 5 Calls — App & website that provides calls-to-action & phone scripts
  • The 65 — Website that provides calls-to-action & phone scripts
  • Contacting Congress — Contact info for all Members of Congress

VOICEMAIL, TEXT, FAX & EMAIL

  • Stance — App to record a message which gets sent to your rep’s voicemail
  • Daily Action — One daily text with an action
  • ResistBot — Turns your texts into faxes to your reps.
  • IssueVoter — Emails your vote on pending bills to your MoCs
  • Countable — Emails your vote on pending bills to your MoCs

FACE-TO-FACE


TAKING ACTION — Big, small, national or local. Find an event. There is one almost every day. And find a group to go with.

TEXT BANKING and PHONE BANKING

PROTESTS, MARCHES and DEMONSTRATIONS

JOINING or CREATING A LOCAL ACTION GROUP


TURNING YOUR STATE & FEDERAL REPS BLUE

SUPPORT A LOCAL, STATE or FEDERAL RACE

RUN FOR OFFICE


NEWSLETTERS


There is a collection of resistance resources at the Resistance Dashboard.

The good people at Rise Stronger put this graphic together, as well.


If you have any additions or corrections, please let me know.


“If we survive the next four years it isn’t because they didn’t do their worst; it’s because we did our best.”

Calvin Starnes

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I used to tweet about working on set and screenwriting then Trump got elected. Hot takes on the reg. Will do stuff for Speyside single malt.

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