At its base, political activism means being an active participant in the political process. By voting, lobbying, working for a campaign, volunteering or protesting, citizens exercise their right to civic involvement. In this Political Activism Web Guide, learn about the voting process and voter registration, or find a campaign, party or cause to volunteer in. This is the perfect place to research political activism, from community information to the ins and outs of running for office.
Before you start working for change, you need to identify the political issues that matter to you most. The following Web sites contextualize major political issues of the day. Learn about how the current political landscape functions and how to get involved.
- An organization you currently support may be linked up to other campaigns and advocacy programs that will interest you.
- For a broader guide to what's going on politically, read the findingDulcinea Politics Web Guide.
It goes without saying that voting is one of the most important principles of democracy, and should ... read more »
Lobbying is the process of encouraging elected officials to pass certain legislation. ... read more »
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