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.
- 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
- Politico’s Nerdcast
- Slate’s Trumpcast
- Slate’s Political Gabfest
- Vox’s The Weeds feat. Ezra Klein
- Pod Save America by Crooked Media
- Can he do that? by the Washington Post
- 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.
- 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.