If you’ve been following my advice on how to build your personal road map to being an effective everyday activist, you’ve triaged your issues and picked those on which you commit to being a leader. And you’ve done the research to find others who are prioritizing and focusing on your core issues too, so you’re not reinventing the wheel nor trying to swoop in as a savior when … [Read more...] about The Third Step to Lifelong Life-Work-Activism Integration? CONTRIBUTE.
Remotely founding advisor and author of Road Map for Revolutionaries: Resistance, Activism, and Advocacy for All, Elisa Camahort Page, sits down with Anita Jackson, director of digital communications for MomsRising, and Brandi Riley, creator of the Influencer Activist Toolkit. They'll discuss how to integrate sustainable cause-related activities into an already busy life, … [Read more...] about Fireside Chat: What Does It Mean To Be an an Activist Leader?
If you’re like me, you wake up every morning, and you might feel upset, outraged, angry, sad, or activated about 25 different issues. I definitely do. But here’s the thing: You can’t be an effective leader on 25 issues. You can’t keep up focus, intention, and action on 25 different issues. Certainly not in a sustainable long-term way. So, ignore any guilt or pressure, … [Read more...] about The first step to lifelong life-work-activism integration? Triage.
Decades ago “the personal is political” became a rallying cry for the second-wave feminist movement…the phrase itself being rallied around by everyone, while authorship of it was claimed by no one. Today, we cannot deny that the professional has become personal and therefore political too. Some might think the words “activist” and “leader” are oxymoronic outside the world … [Read more...] about Welcome to the Activist Leader