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Activism 101: YOU, THE ACTIVIST

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I'M AN ACTIVIST, BUT I'M NOT

Hear what everyday folks have to say about being an activist. 

DIY FEMINIST CYBERSECURITY

 

This guide is intended to be a comprehensive and accessible introduction to some of the most valuable cybersecurity tools available. There’s a lot of information here, so it can get a bit overwhelming! Feel free to read each section at your own pace: there’s no obligation to read through the whole guide and install every piece of tech we recommend. Consider checking out our Cheat Sheet section as a quick way to get started with the tools that best meet your digital security needs.

BE SOCIALLY RESPONSIBLE - FACT CHECK!

In order to be informed cultural producers of information (as opposed to being cultural consumers), we need to think critically about the resources we are using and citing in our projects. We have a social responsibility to others who might be looking to us for information.  We all have a responsibility to fact-check sources before we retweet or repost so that those that follow us are reading accurate and reliable information.

Check out this guide for more information.

BEAUTIFUL RISING

To win a campaign, you need to correctly identify who has the power to fix the problem you want fixed. Then you need to pressure them to make the right decision. Power mapping is a tool to not only identify who holds that power, but, crucially, who holds influence over that person, and, therefore, who to target with your direct actions and campaign activities. A power map, properly done, can reveal these relationships and power dynamics and help you design a winning strategy for your campaign.

YOUR RIGHTS AS A PROTESTOR

Standing up for your right to protest can be challenging, especially when demonstrations are met with violence. But knowing your rights is the most powerful weapon you have against police abuse. Here’s what you need to know before heading out to exercise your constitutionally protected right to protest.

FREE PRESS RESOURCES

Your voice matters. Want to know how to lobby your lawmakers? How to write an effective letter to the editor? How to start your own radio station? We’ve got you covered.