Resources

This administration and Congress have been quietly dismantling positive environmental protections passed under President Obama and endangering the health and safety of marginalized communities—all for the benefit of corporate polluters.
The Byrd rule has been law since 1990, and has been used successfully dozens of times to block so-called “extraneous” (unrelated) provisions that shouldn’t get passed through reconciliation.
You’ve heard us say it before, but we’ll say it again: this is a marathon, not a sprint. Here are a few tips on how to make advocacy a habit—and keep it fun and engaging in the months ahead!
At their core, partnerships are about relationships—and long term partnerships require building trust in the same way that relationships do.
Usually, when the House and Senate pass different versions of the same legislation, they have to come together to merge the two bills into a conference report. This resource explains how these "conference committees" work.
This document includes initial things to do in your groups and your community, but is just a start. We’ll have more resources coming out in upcoming weeks and you can see at the end a list of suggested reading.
The resistance cannot consist just of fighting back against Trump. Rather we have to work to overturn the patterns of injustice that helped Trump rise to power.
This document will set out guidelines for how to build inclusive partnerships, including who you can and should be reaching out to, and how to build trust and show respect when reaching out.
Among the tools that your senators has at their disposal are two very powerful ways to slow or stop proceedings in the Senate: Withholding Consent and Filibustering
Hopefully you’re viewing this toolkit because you, we, and thousands of groups across the country are ready to stand indivisible. Groups are meeting to plan the resistance against Trump’s agenda, and making plans to visit the offices of their Members of Congress.
Check out this sample agenda for your first group meeting!
Running a great local group meeting takes skill and experience, but there are a few general rules you can use to help make it a success.

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