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Political Activism

Political Activism

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.

Political Positions

Before you  start working for change, you need to identify the political issues that matter to ... read more »

Voting

It goes without saying that voting is one of the most important principles of democracy, and should never be taken for granted. Fortunately, the Internet can help you find ways to protect your voting rights, either by voting yourself, or by helping others register and get to the polls.

Dulcinea's Insight

  • You can register to vote at the DMV when you go to get or renew your driver's license.
  • Don’t procrastinate: in some states you have to register months before you can vote.

Dulcinea's Picks

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Lobbying

Lobbying is the process of encouraging elected officials to pass certain legislation.  ... read more »

Political Volunteering

The average political campaign needs two things: people and money. If you've got time, financial ... read more »

Running for Office

The following resources can help both first-time and seasoned politicians looking to campaign ... read more »

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