How to Take Action on Behalf of our Unitarian Universalist Values
5 Calls a Day-Website that provides phone numbers and a call script (what to say) to call your elected representatives and other government officials.
UUA Minister, the Rev. Dawn Skjei Cooley is posting a #dailyresistance action item on her facebook page. Click here for her page.
Five Minute Resistance is a site that post daily actions you can take to resist authoritarianism. Click here.
TALK TO YOUR GOVERNMENT – An important ongoing action item is to contact elected and appointed government officials. The best contact is showing up in person at an office, next best contact is phoning, then email or fax.
Countable is an app that makes staying informed of federal issues and legislation and contacting your Reps and Senators easy. Information and Download HERE
Here is where to find your Federal Representatives:
U.S. Mayors – Locate mayors by name, city, or population size.
County Executives – A county executive is the head of the executive branch of government in a county. The county executive may be an elected or an appointed position.
Other Local Government Officials – This directory can help you find contact information for your city, county, and town officials in your state.
SKILLS & TRAINING
Deescalation Strategies for when you encounter hostilities or want to assist when hostility is directed at someone else:
How to Combat Hate Speech Online from the Anti-Defamation League