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Links to places where you can make a political difference

| November 11, 2016

hillary-cIn Hillary Clinton’s concession speech she urged activists and community organizers to fight for “what’s right:” “I believe we are stronger together and we will go forward together. And you should never, ever regret fighting for that. You know, scripture tells us, ‘Let us not grow weary of doing good, for in good season we shall reap.’ My friends, let us have faith in each other, let us not grow weary and lose heart, for there are more seasons to come and there is more work to do.”

Elizabeth Warren on Rachel Maddow show asked us all to get involved by volunteering our time, Joining like minded people through social media and signing up for her newsletter so when she needs our support, we will know.

PLACES WHERE YOU CAN KEEP UP WITH WHAT OUR DEMOCATIC LEADERS ARE DOING:

Elizabeth Warren   Find out what’s going on and get her newsletter.  If you saw her on Rachel Maddow, you know she’s going to fight to make sure all American’s are safe.

Bernie Sanders Sign up for his newsletter to see what’s next for the revolution.

Democracy for America Democracy for America (DFA) is a member-driven, people-powered political action committee founded by former presidential candidate and DNC chair Gov. Howard Dean. Our mission is to build and empower the progressive grassroots to take our democracy back from corporations and the wealthy few and aggressively combat growing income inequality.

THE PLACES BELOW ARE WHERE YOU CAN VOLUNTEER YOUR TIME

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) Mission: To defend and preserve the individual rights and liberties guaranteed to every person in this country by the constitution and laws of the United States.

The Audre Lorde Project Mission: A Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Two Spirit, Trans and Gender Non-Conforming People of Color community organizing center, focusing on the New York City area.

Border Angels Mission: A San Diego based non-profit that advocates for human rights, humane immigration reform, and social justice with a special focus on issues related to issues related to the US-Mexican border.

Campaign Zero Mission: Police reform in association with Black Lives Matter.

The Center for Reproductive Rights
Mission: To promote and defend the reproductive rights of women worldwide

The Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles (CHIRLA) Mission: To advance the human and civil rights of immigrants and refugees in Los Angeles. 

The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) Mission: A Muslim advocacy group working to promote a positive image of Islam and Muslims in America.

NARAL Pro-Choice America Mission: To engage in political action and advocacy efforts to oppose restrictions on abortion and expand access to abortion.

The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) Mission: To ensure the political, educational, social, and economic equality of rights of all persons and to eliminate race-based discrimination.

National Organization for Women (NOW) Mission: To take action to bring women into full participation in the mainstream of American society now, exercising all privileges and responsibilities thereof in truly equal partnership with men.

The New York City Alliance Against Sexual Assault Mission: To build the capacity of communities, organizations, and institutions to advance the right to live free from sexual violence and reduce the harm it causes individuals, families, and society.

Planned Parenthood Mission: A nonprofit organization that provides reproductive health services both in the United States and globally.

Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN) Mission: Anti-sexual assault organization working with local rape crisis centers across the U.S.

She Should Run Mission: A national network changing culture to inspire more women and girls to run for office. .

The Trevor Project Mission: A national 24-hour, toll free confidential suicide hotline for gay and questioning youth.

The Young Center for Immigrant Children’s Rights Mission: To promote the best interests – safety and well-being – of unaccompanied and separated immigrant children in the United States.

SOCIAL MEDIA GROUPS – Join and Like them

Metro-Detroit Political Action

Join the Protests in Detroit

Love Trumps Hate Political Protest

Bill Palmer Daily News Bin

Donald Trump is Not My President

If you know of another group or would like to start a discussion group here in SE Michigan, please email us here.

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