Episode 200: Calls to Action

Episode 200: Calls to Action

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On our 200th episode we reflect on our journey and are joined by friends of the podcast who share concrete calls to action.

  1. RedTRaccoon
    Help veterans: 1) Support bills that help veterans and the VA; 2) Post the Veteran Suicide Hotline (1-800-273-8255); 3) Befriend a veteran.

  2. Jamie Carter
    20/20 Challenge: Register 20 of your friends to vote & get them to register 20 of their friends to vote. Tell them why it’s important to vote.

  3. Peter Morley
    Pre-existing conditions. Call Members of Congress (202-224-3121) and ask them to protect pre-existing conditions.

  4. Travis Akers
    First steps in running to vote: 1) Discuss with family & friends; 2) Determine why you are running; 3) Research election laws (contact board of elections); 4) Meet with local party leaders; 5) Meet with current and/or previous office holders; 6) Design gameplan.

  5. Teddy
    Try Meatless Mondays

  6. Eliza Orlins
    End cash bail. In the short term, donate to local bail fund, such as Brooklyn Community Bail Fund and Chicago Community Bail Fund.

  7. Frieda Edgette
    Join the Courage to Run

  8. Jenny Cohn
    Sign the petition to Hon. Elijah Cummings & Hon. Jamie Raskin; Stop Voter Suppression Machines in GA!

  9. Natalya
    Join the Open Progress texting team

  10. Bryan Harnsberger
    Help prevent suicide by helping out with or donating to organizations like Suicide Prevention Resource Center and American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. Specifically for the prevention of teen suicide, help the Society for the Prevention of Teen Suicide.

  11. Elizabeth Thorp
    Text PPact to 22422 to stay in the loop about reproductive rights and get action alerts.

  12. Captain Resists
    Follow #NoConConTracker on Twitter and via spreadsheet.

  13. Stephanie Kagan
    Become a Veterans Advocate

  14. Adam Cohen
    Call members of Congress at 202-224-3121 to ask them to support H.R. 6: The Dream and Progress Act and support Lawyers for Good Government.

  15. Jennifer Fisher/Postcards for America
    Ask members of Congress to support H.R.590 - Freedom of Religion Act of 2019: To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to provide that an alien may not be denied admission or entry to the United States, or other immigration benefits, because of the aliens religion. Suggest text can be found on the Postcards for America site.

  16. Robyn Ruth
    Follow @DevinCow

Our End Credits are read by Sonya Daniel.

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Musical credits:

"Are You Listening" from Elephant Shaped Trees by IMUNURI.
Released February 3, 2018.
Composed by André Pilette, with the help of Adam Garcia, Stephanie Leary, and Dan Wilson.
Lyrics written by Stephanie Leary.
Produced by André Pilette and Stephanie Leary.
Mixed by Brett Ryan Stewart of The Sound Shelter in Nashville, TN.
Mastered by Michael Fossenkemper of Turtle Tone Studio in NYC.
Song used with permission by the band.

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