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Author: Jennifer Hofmann

What to do this week of June 17, 2018

Americans of Conscience Checklist By Jen Hofmann 84 weeks down, 20 weeks to mid-term elections. This checklist features clear, well-researched actions for Americans who value democracy, equality, voting, and decency. We also practice gratitude, self-care, and celebration to stay engaged. Urgent actions are highlighted in yellow. I believe in democracy. With respect and collaboration, we create a government for the people, by the people. ▢ Action: Encourage your elected officials to hold town halls in July. Call: Your one House rep and two senators (look up). Script: Hi. I’m a constituent from [ZIP]. Can you tell me whether [name]...

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What to do this week of June 10, 2018

Americans of Conscience Checklist By Jen Hofmann 83 weeks down, 21 weeks to mid-term elections. This checklist features clear, well-researched actions for Americans who value democracy, equality, voting, and decency. We also practice gratitude, self-care, and celebration to stay engaged. I value equality. Stand with your rainbow of neighbors from every religion, race, ethnicity, culture, gender, sexual orientation, economic status, age, and ability. Out of many, we are one. Action: Stand with your neighbors who endure the fear of hate crimes. Write: Your local police chief or sheriff’s office. Script: Dear [name], I’m a resident of [city] writing to...

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What to do this week of June 3, 2018

Americans of Conscience Checklist By Jen Hofmann 82 weeks down, 22 weeks to mid-term elections. This checklist features clear actions for Americans who value democracy, equality, voting, and decency. Additionally, we practice gratitude, self-care, and celebration to stay engaged. Urgent actions are highlighted in yellow. I value democracy. Action: Read two announcements from me (Jen) about: Insights from last week’s immigration-specific checklist. Exciting plans for the Americans of Conscience Checklist. Action: Create an activist self-care plan to #persist. Make a cuppa & spend 10 minutes with this worksheet. Your well-being matters. I value equality. Stand with your rainbow of...

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What to do this week of May 20, 2018

Americans of Conscience Checklist By Jen Hofmann 80 weeks down, 24 (two dozen!) weeks to mid-term elections. This checklist features clear, hype-free actions for Americans who value democracy, equality, voting, and decency. Additionally, we practice gratitude, self-care, and celebration to stay engaged. Note: To give us a lift, this week’s edition features only gratitude and good news. Reminder: Next week the checklist takes its monthly break. We’ll be back on June 3 with some exciting new developments! Acts of Gratitude Get out your stamps, postcards, and sparkle markers for some gratitude mail. Thank Sens. Dianne Feinstein and Kamala Harris...

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What to do this week of May 13, 2018

Americans of Conscience Checklist By Jen Hofmann 79 weeks down, 25 weeks to mid-term elections. This checklist features clear actions for Americans who value democracy, equality, voting, and decency. Additionally, we practice gratitude, self-care, and celebration to stay engaged. I value democracy. Action: Ask about perseverance. If we are to persist through the 2020 election, adding new skills now is key. Ask someone you respect how they persevere through difficult times. Share their responses here if you wish. Action: Support a free press. Research shows that not consuming local news decreases democratic participation and increases support for the current...

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