I run Political Charge to give people the knowledge and inspiration to take charge of their political activism. You can also follow me on Twitter at @dhstokyo.
Getting Started in Political Activism
If you want to get involved with the political process, here are some resources to get you started. Although there are a lot of ways to be an activist, at the start, I encourage you to 1) be in contact… Read More ›
Why is the Census Important?
We will increasingly hear about the 2020 Census. What is it and why are people sounding the alarm about it? Every 10 years, since 1790, we set out to count everyone in the U.S. The Commerce Department, run by Secretary… Read More ›
When is Your State’s 2018 Primary?
(Revised to reflect new primary dates for NY) In November 2018, Americans will go to the polls to vote for thousands of elected positions. Which positions? Every seat in the U.S. House of Representatives, 33 U.S. Senators, 36 Governors, thousands… Read More ›
BlueWave Interview: Susan Hudson on mobilizing voters in Arizona
This week, our BlueWave Interview is with Susan Hudson in Arizona. You can find her at @SusanGlamMom on Twitter. Following the 2016 election, Susan threw herself wholeheartedly into local activism. Hear how she got started and what all she’s doing now:… Read More ›
BlueWave Interview: Frannie James on the Doug Jones Senate race
I’m delighted to present this BlueWave Interview with Frannie James, who you can find on Twitter at @KudzuFrannie. Her work as a grassroots volunteer in Alabama during Doug Jones’ run for the Senate inspired me to learn more about… Read More ›
BlueWave Interview: Jane Palmer on organizing in Pennsylvania
I’m delighted to present this BlueWave Interview with Jane Palmer, one of the leaders of Indivisible Berks in Pennsylvania. You can find the group on Twitter at @IndivisiblBerks. Jane is a longtime advocate & political volunteer, and divulged a lot… Read More ›