Note: Special thanks to changemaker (and Wake, Rise, Resist fan!) Nora for writing this blog post for WRR! If you have any doubt in your mind that youth are needed in this fight for our future, read on and be inspired at what Nora and …Read More
Joanna and I had the good fortune to talk with Kelly from Two Broads Talking Politics last night. (You can find the episode on iTunes here and on Stitcher here; it’s also available loads of other places.) It was a tremendous amount of fun to talk with …Read More
You’ve been busy resisting. Your kids will be out of school soon. What’s your strategy to keep fighting—and keep them from fighting each other? How about getting them involved? Tis the season of teaching them the nuts and bolts of healthy civic advocacy! No doubt your …Read More
Joanna and I had the honor of attending the “Be Impactful” activist training hosted by Oak Park Progressive Women on Saturday, November 4. It was the kind of valuable, information-packed session that has you zinging around for days, riding a joyous I-can-be-impactful-after-all high. Mad props to …Read More
We include an action in the book advising readers to interview a vet (action #24!), which—to be honest—we debated a little about whether it belonged in the book. But upon about three seconds of reflection, we realized that OF COURSE it belonged in there. Veterans are …Read More
via GIPHY There are many wonderful organizations already involved in the gun control fight; you can learn how to get involved at the bottom of this post. (We’ve even added two more excellent links we’ve found since publishing the book; that’s how many people are …Read More
Did you catch Ta-Nehisi Coates on the Daily Show this week? Did you see his 31-tweet smackdown on the disgusting things John Kelly said about the Civil War? (Or the article he published yesterday: Five Books to Make You Less Stupid About the Civil War?) …Read More
Action #33 Pitch in for Your Elevator Pitch (a planned short one- or two-minute spiel about something you care about) is an important and powerful tool to get your points across quickly to others—but that doesn’t mean that I (Kerri) was instantly in love with the …Read More
Hollllllly smokes. Well. How to describe seeing my first book on sale on Amazon? (Is it bad for a writer to be short on words and to use a gif instead of text?? Baby, if gifs are wrong, I don’t wanna be right.) …Read More
If you’re looking for an easy-to-understand way to get more involved or to help your children get more involved, you’ve come to the right place. Fight off civic cynicism and disgust with Wake, Rise, Resist: The Progressive Teen’s Guide to Fighting Tyrants and A*holes.
Our 128 actions lay out an easy-to-follow path for getting involved on any issue you care about, from the environment to LGBTQ issues to immigrant and refugee issues. The book’s well-researched ideas will help you feel more empowered and activated and ready to face current events once again.
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