Resources of Resistance

There are so many ways to get civically active.

Here is a list for you to get started and explore the diverse levels of engagement at the local, state, and national levels.

 

Acts of Resistance to your Inbox

Wall of Us: He promised a wall. He will be stopped by a wall of us. Four concrete acts of resistance against Trump delivered to your inbox each week

Creative Majority Pac: Creative majority is a pac of the creative class, run by and for artists, musicians and writers banding together to hold politicians accountable.

Daily Action: Resisting extremism in America, one phone call at a time.

Newsletters of Action Items, News, & Events

Indivisible ATX: Indivisible Austin is a chapter of the grassroots movement based on the principles outlined in the Indivisible Guide. We are dedicated to uniting Austin’s six congressional districts to oppose the agenda of the Trump White House.

Progress Texas: Rapid response media and digital strategy promoting progressive ideals in Texas.
We stand up for the left and fight the right.

MoveOn.org: Working to bring ordinary people into politics by taking stands on policy issues.

Indivisible ATX: Indivisible Austin is a chapter of the grassroots movement based on the principles outlined in the Indivisible Guide. We are dedicated to uniting Austin’s six congressional districts to oppose the agenda of the Trump White House.

The United State of Women: The United State of Women is dedicated to being the megaphone for the gender equality movement.

Swing Left: Swing Districts are places where the winner of the last House of Representatives election was determined by a thin margin. Swing Left helps you find and commit to supporting progressives in your closest Swing District so that you can help ensure we take back the House in 2018.

 

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Guides

Resistance Manual USAThe Resistance Manual is an open-source platform to harness the collective power of the people to resist the impact of a Trump presidency and to continue to make progress in our communities.

Resistance Manual Texas: The Resistance Manual is an open-source platform to harness the collective power of the people to resist the impact of a Trump presidency within Texas and to continue to make progress in our communities.

One Resistance ATXWe’ll rally for civil rights, immigrants’ rights, reproductive rights, our environment, good jobs, and justice and safety in all of our communities.

Organizations 

AUSTIN

Civics 101 by Austin Eco Network: With “Civics 101” we hope to give you the tools you need to become a more active and engaged Austinite. We want to empower you to make a change and a difference in your community, even if you’ve never even stepped foot inside City Hall before.

CivShop ATX: We’re creating a space for civic collaboration where local leaders, city government, issue-driven organizations, entrepreneurs and other community members dig deep into local issues through 12-week development sprints.

Indivisible Austin: Indivisible Austin is a chapter of the grassroots movement based on the principles outlined in the Indivisible Guide. We are dedicated to uniting Austin’s six congressional districts to oppose the agenda of the Trump White House. We do this by pressuring members of Congress to represent their constituents and obstruct authoritarianism.

Solidarity Sundays ATX: Solidarity Sundays is a nationwide network of feminist activist groups focused on taking action to resist tr*mp.

Boss BabesWe produce meets, events and festivals for self-identifying women in creative industry and the arts.

League of Women Voters Austin AreaThe League of Women Voters, a nonpartisan organization, encourages the informed and active participation of citizens in government and influences public policy through education and advocacy.

Travis County Resistance: This is to a safe place to organize Travis county to resist the 45th administration.

Left Up to Us: We are answering the call for a progressive political revolution by actively organizing to engage and educate the community, collaborating with other local activist groups, and advocating for local candidates and issues.

TEXAS

ACLU of Texas: The American Civil Liberties Union of Texas is the leading civil rights organization in the Lone Star State.

Pantsuit Republic: We engage and empower the diverse women and men of Texas to rally behind progressive solutions to oppression.

Battleground Texas: Battleground Texas is a people-focused, data driven organization dedicated to the idea that volunteers, in their neighborhoods, can and do significantly impact local, state and national elections.

Progress Texas Institute: We are a creative team of seasoned campaign and policy pros working to promote progressive ideals in our state. We stand up for the left, fight the right, and call out politicians for bad policies and bad behavior.

Texas Association of Counties: 1969, the Texas Association of Counties was formed to create a unified voice to represent county interests in the legislative process and inform counties of issues that affect them.

Texas Legislative Facts: Texas Lege Fact is a nonprofit, nonpartisan automated advocacy tool devoted to fighting corruption and raising civil rights awareness in Texas State government.

Third Coast Justice: The Third Coast Activist Resource Center was created to help people in the Austin area in their efforts at organizing for social justice and ecological sustainability.

USA

Un-Divide Us: Undivide-Us is a platform that moves people from against-ness to productive interaction and solve a wide range of problems through methods, media, and mobilization.

Annette Strauss Institute for Civic Life: Seeking to understand and overcome obstacles to civic engagement through scholarly research and nonpartisan educational outreach.

Community Impact CTA: Our mission is to build communities of informed citizens and thriving businesses through the collaboration of a passionate team.

Deeds Not Words: Deeds Not Words is a dynamic community with a can-do spirit that inspires young women to take action and be the change-makers.

Funders’ Committee for Civic Participation: We bring together grantmakers committed to enhancing democratic participation in all aspects of civic life.

Generation Citizen: Generation Citizen (GC) envisions a country of young people working as active and effective citizens to collectively rebuild our American democracy. GC works to ensure that every student in the US receives an effective action civics education. 

Move On: Working to bring ordinary people into politics by taking stands on policy issues.

Project Vote Smart: Vote Smart’s mission is to provide free, factual, unbiased information on candidates
and elected officials to ALL Americans.

Wall of Us: He promised a wall. He will be stopped by a wall of us. We send you four concrete acts of resistance against Trump delivered to your inbox each week