I’m a Girl Scouts troop leader, so one of the challenges I have, given that my troop is made up of kids in K-5th grade, is finding opportunites for them to perform community service that aren’t restrictive. I also want to find more opportunities beyond food drives and gathering donations for organizations. While those are… Continue reading How to Find Opportunities for Kids to Get Involved
Tomorrow, Saturday, January 25, all over the world, people will be standing up to oppose another Middle East war. According to Answer Coalition, many organizations are banding together to organize this action, including: Initiators for this call include the ANSWER Coalition, CODEPINK, Popular Resistance, Black Alliance for Peace, National Iranian-American Council (NIAC), Veterans For Peace, US Labor… Continue reading On Jan. 25, Join a Global Day of Protest Against War with Iran.
I’d have wished you a happy new year last week, but my family and I were down for the count ringing in the new year with an icky virus and ear infections – YAY! So I’m extending these wishes to you for 2019 now. May you have a happy new year, and let’s make this… Continue reading Happy New Year from Activism My Way
On social media, there are a lot of thoughts and prayers going out for those in Texas who have been affected by Hurricane Harvey. It’s important to start organizing recovery efforts now. There are many rescue efforts going on still as well. I figured that a post listing all the ways you can get… Continue reading Hurricane Harvey: How You Can Help
This nonprofit’s novel approach to empowering the homeless starts with a simple premise: putting one foot in front of the other. Source: How Running Got 6,000 Homeless People Back on Their Feet – NationSwell
Don’t worry. I’ll get back to my regularly scheduled programming – highlighting organizations and causes and activists – but I think we’ve come to a critical time in our history here in the United States. I feel as though we’re on the precipice. We’re very close to a point we cannot turn back from, and… Continue reading Enough Is Enough