Citizen Activism

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Citizen activism is recognized as any personal action with social consequences. In other words, it means 1 or more person taking risks to their self to try to benefit the collective.

Citizen Activism requires bravery, fortitude and tenacity

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5 impressive things to know about Community advocacy

As we see the world become more and more divided, it is important to think about community advocacy. The most powerful thing that we can do as a community of activists is to come together to create change. In this post, I will discuss how you can impact your local level by creating your own local group for activism and advocating for change in your area. You’re reading this post because you care about the […]

Women activists

Women activists are not a new phenomenon, but they have been underrepresented for centuries. The work of women has gone unnoticed and unappreciated because the world is male-dominated. Women make up half the population in America, so it’s about time that we give them their due! This blog post will highlight some notable female activists from different periods in history to show how much more badass they were than any man could ever be. This […]

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Grassroots activism

A grassroots movement is a type of activism in which citizens take direct action to initiate social change. These movements are typically not led by any government, but rather they arise from the people and their needs. Grassroots activists often help with community organizing to be able to work on these problems at a local level. The first step for activists is identifying the problem that needs attention or change, and then working towards creating […]

Activist success stories

We live in a world where people are marginalized and silenced on a daily. To make a change, we need to be proactive about our activism. We can do this by being unapologetic about who we are as activists while also standing up for those pushed out of activism because they couldn’t afford it. We can do this by shifting how we view success from individualistic narratives to collective stories that highlight the power of […]

What are the different types of activism in action

Activists are everywhere. You might be one, and you may not even know it! Activism can include anything from protesting to donating to volunteering. But what is the difference between these types of activism? In this blog post, we’ll explore some of the different forms that activism takes on and what each type looks like in practice. Do you ever feel like there are so many types of activism that it’s hard to keep up? […]

International Women’s Day facts and history

International Women’s Day facts This is a day to celebrate women’s social, economic, cultural, and political achievements. It is also an opportunity for us to reflect on the challenges that lie ahead. This year’s theme is “Time Is Now: Rural And Urban Activists Transforming Women’s Lives,” which aims to highlight grassroots activism from rural and urban communities worldwide who are working together for change in their local contexts. International Women’s Day was first observed on […]

How to be an activist

How to be an activist: what if I told you “You are an activist. You just don’t know it yet.” That’s what one of my favorite professors from college told me when I was 19, and it resonated with me for a long time. Every day you have the opportunity to make a difference in someone else’s life, but as we all know, there is no one-size-fits-all approach to activism. So where do you start? […]