Looking for information on how to organize locally in your community? Over the next few months I will be working to create some resources to help people looking to engage at the city council/school board level.
My goal is not to give you a check list of things to do and act like this will magically make everything better. I want to help arm people with information that I have gleaned after a decade of organizing and being involved in local government and politics. I want to point people in the direction of things they can do to lay a solid, sustainable foundation to get and stay involved and have an impact on issues that matters to them.
I also want to amplify the ideas and experiences of others. So if you have something to share – let me know.
Too often people have no idea who their local elected officials are. They also don't know where or when their local officials have meetings. This is a good first step to getting engaged and informed to bring about change. So, what can you do? Connect yourself to...