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.
Knowledge is power
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...