Resources

Below you can find a curated (that means RR-approved!) list of links to tools, information sources, websites, and other resources to help you be your best activist.

Advocacy Tools

  • Call the Halls: Contacting Your Representative the Smart Way – A guidebook for effectively engaging with congressional representatives from a former congressional staffer.
  • Indivisible Guide: A Practical Guide for Resisting the Trump Agenda – Former congressional staffers reveal best practices for making Congress listen.
  • Activism Resources for Federal Employees – An overview by local grassroots group Takoma Park Mobilization
  • Find Your Elected Officials by Common Cause – Here you can find your elected officials, how to contact them, bills they’ve introduced, committees they serve on, and political contributions they’ve received.
  • Daily Action – Resisting extremism in America, one phone call at a time. Makes civic engagement easy and painless, with a single action every day—connecting citizens to their legislators with a quick swipe of their phones.
  • 5 Calls – Provides phone numbers and scripts so calling is quick and easy.
    Uses your location to find your local representatives so your calls have more impact.
  • Resistbot – Resistbot turns your text messages into daily letters to Congress— in the simplest and easiest way possible.
  • GovTrack – A website that helps you track legislation being debated in the United States Congress.

Awesome Political Podcasts

News

  • What the F*** Just Happened Today? – A daily news roundup of important stories in Trumpian politics from across the internet.
  • The Good Fight – Slate blog chronicling the Resistance by political scientist Yascha Mounk
  • TrumpWatch: Grab him by the ethics! – An excellent Facebook feed by one of our Rockville Resistance issue groups keeping tabs on Trump’s constant ethical failings.

Events

  • The Resistance Calendar – A central listing of upcoming progressive events, crowdsourced, checked for accuracy, and added to the calendar by a team of volunteers. They aim to provide the most active and comprehensive listing of protests, marches, meetings, rallies, calls to action, forums, and direct actions happening everywhere.