If you want to become involved in shaping the U.S., the growing list of sites below should help you become active.
A general contact page containing links for phone, email, and chat, contact information for both federal and local elected individuals.
MoveOn.org –“the largest independent, progressive, digitally-connected organizing group in the United States”– presents a collection of topics you might want to address, the ability to start, sign and manage petitions, and more. Take a look at MoveOn’s specific campaigns. In particular, you might want to explore their “weekly phone calls” in order to get instructions for action for the coming week. Although the site is not particularly easy to navigate, there is plenty here to see, so poke around a bit. If you want something to do, something to feel you are helping to shape you vision of the future of the country, you will probably find something for you.
Jen Hofmann’s Weekly Action List for People of Conscience
From the Bill Moyers site, a collection of links to organizations (by category) providing focused opportunities for action.
SwingLeft is a site for organizing activity on a local level in order to shift the political balance of the House of Representatives, particularly with regard to seats from “swing districts”. 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.
Take Action NYC aims to help people in New York City find ways to take action toward social justice and economic justice by providing a centralized protest and political action calendar, as well as listings of groups, resources, and news sources related to activism.
Take Action NYC can be reached at nyctakeaction[at]gmail.com