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Author: Jennifer Hofmann

What to do this week of February 10, 2019

117 weeks down, 90 weeks to the presidential election. The AoC Checklist features clear, well-researched actions for Americans who value democracy, equality, voting, and respect. To stay engaged through challenging times, we practice gratitude, self-care, and celebration. I value democracy. With respect and collaboration, we create a government for the people, by the people. ▢ Action 1: Support civil rights for all. Oppose Barr. [h/t Lambda Legal, NAACP] Call: Your two Senators (look up). Script: Hi. I’m from [ZIP] and I’m calling to oppose William Barr for Attorney General. The country needs a Justice Department dedicated to protecting civil rights for all Americans. William...

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What to do this week of February 3, 2019

116 weeks down, 91 weeks to the presidential election. The AoC Checklist features clear, well-researched actions for Americans who value democracy, equality, voting, and decency. To stay engaged through challenging times, we practice gratitude, self-care, and celebration. I value equality. Support the dignity of your rainbow of neighbors from every religion, race, ethnicity, culture, gender, sexual orientation, economic status, age, and ability. ▢ Action 1: Support neighbors affected by the government shutdown. Communities that host federal services took a huge hit last month. Small business incomes dipped and could take months to recover. Donate: Make a donation to your local food bank. ▢ Action 2:...

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What to do this week of January 20, 2019

114 weeks down, 93 weeks to the presidential election. The AoC Checklist features clear, well-researched actions for Americans who value democracy, equality, voting, and respect. To stay engaged through challenging times, we practice gratitude, self-care, and celebration. I value democracy. With respect and collaboration, we create a government for the people, by the people. ▢ Action 1: Speak up for a healthy, respectful democracy. [h/t United We Dream Austin, Make the Road, BAJI] Part 1—Call: Your two senators (look up). Script: Hi. I’m from [ZIP]. The president’s border proposal pits Americans and government workers against our immigrant neighbors. I am asking [NAME] to publicly reject his proposal and support three...

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What to do this week of January 13, 2019

113 weeks down, 94 weeks to the presidential election. The AoC Checklist features clear, well-researched actions for Americans who value democracy, equality, voting, and respect. To stay engaged through challenging times, we practice gratitude, self-care, and celebration. I value democracy. With respect and collaboration, we create a government for the people, by the people. ▢ Action 1: Make an action plan for 2019 (if you haven’t yet). Complete the Action Worksheet to get inspired and focused. ▢ Action 2: Make a self-care plan for 2019. Spend ten minutes with this worksheet to stay inspired throughout the year. I value equality. Support the dignity of your rainbow of...

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What to do this week of January 6, 2019

112 weeks down, 95 weeks to the presidential election. The AoC Checklist features clear, well-researched actions for Americans who value democracy, equality, voting, and respect. To stay engaged through challenging times, we practice gratitude, self-care, and celebration. I value democracy. With respect and collaboration, we create a government for the people, by the people. ▢ Action 1: Make an action plan for 2019. Complete the Action Worksheet to get inspired and focused. ▢ Action 2: Make a self-care plan for 2019. Spend ten minutes with this worksheet to stay inspired throughout the year. ▢ Action 3: Advocate for bipartisan cooperation and voting rights. [h/t Brookings] Call: Or write your...

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