North Carolina, we’re 41 days away from the election and its time for us to raise up for a feminist future! There’s much at stake for us in this election-voting rights, access to affordable college, police violence and more! I created this factsheet for important information you need to know before you head out to […]
There’s the “One man, one vote” principle. Then there’s the “One student, no vote” reality. Such is the case with student voter suppression. It’s a problem I ran into when running the Vote No on 1 Campaign in my home state of Tennessee. Student activists are facing added challenges to voter registration and accessibility across […]
This past summer, we hosted a Feminist Summer Voting Institute for our campus groups and leaders to equip them with the skills, knowledge and expertise to run their own Get Out Her Vote! Campaign . National Campus Organizers planned one day institutes of informative panels and workshops. We partnered with Campus Vote Project, Ignite NC, URGE, […]
A new school year is about to begin. A new year of lessons, late night study groups, and soul-crushing 8 a.m. classes. Some of you may be about to embark on your first year in this wild thing we call higher education. This may be old hat for some of you. Whether you’re a freshman […]
Two weekends ago was all about Independence Day, and my Instagram feed was full of my girl friends posting their festive 4th of July pictures that rang with love for freedom and their country. Now, I’m left wondering where all this patriotism went on Primary Day, and where it will go come November on Election Day. To […]
“I don’t really care about politics.” “But I don’t know how to register! It seems complicated…” “It doesn’t really matter if I vote or not anyways, it won’t make a difference.” There is something that seems so intimidating about registering to vote. It is easy to post our opinions on social media for specific candidates […]
It seems like I must be an extraterrestrial being, one who is not from the planet Earth, because apparently my ideals about women’s health equity are just that far out.
Alyssa and Taylor just returned from North Dakota, where they hired students to work on grassroots organizing against North Dakota’s upcoming ballot measure. They fell in love with the city of Fargo and the people in it. Here’s the story of their travels!
From North Carolina to Virginia, students are taking action to ensure that their voices are heard loudly and clearly come the next election – no matter how much legislation stands in their way.
Voter registration day may be coming to a close…but you still have time to register! Most voter registration deadlines are in early October though, so you don’t have much time left! In 2008, six million Americans didn’t vote. Today, September 25th, marks National Voter Registration Day. If you haven’t registered already, register now. Then tell […]