“unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. it’s not.” the lorax
WHAT CAN I DO??
After reading What The Eyes Don’t See, so many readers have asked, “But, what can I do to fight injustice? How can I make the world a better place?”
There is a lot that you can do. It starts with finding a passion. What keeps you up at night? Build a team. Make friends with people who are different from you. Stay loud, stubborn, and persistent. Don’t give up. Stay grounded in the cause.
Register to vote.
Vote on Election Day and get all your friends and family to vote!
Support journalists - subscribe to local and national newspapers.
Set up a meeting with your elected officials (mayor, state representative, state senator, city council, school board, drain commissioner, US representative, US senator, etc) and prepare a one-page document about an issue that you care about.
Write a letter to the editor.
Run for office.
Donate to a campaign.
Join and donate to an organization that you support (ie: Greenpeace, Children’s Defense Fund, ACLU, NRDC, UNICEF, United Way, Red Cross, etc).
Volunteer in your community.