Impactual Blog

A Guide to Maximizing Your Influence

We are likely living in a time that future generations will look back on as a defining moment in American history. It is inspiring to see so many people engaging in dialogue and action around issues they care about.

First and foremost, the advice in this guide is rooted in a commitment to protecting core foundations of our democracy and ensuring that every individual in this country lives without fear for their physical safety or fear of persecution. Divisive and hateful rhetoric along with high levels of polarization pose risks not only to our institutions, but also to vulnerable communities, and it is important not to let them go unchallenged.

With backgrounds in political engagement, communications, and conflict prevention, we are offering a unique perspective on how to engage in productive conversations on the topics you are passionate about. The information and suggestions are based on research and communications experience around defusing conflict.

Even if you don’t consider yourself an influencer, it is our hope that you will still find this guide useful. We live in the digital age, and you have powerful platforms to speak from and engage.

Download the full guide here.  

Resisting and Protecting Democracy

We are living through a defining moment in American history: the majority of Americans don’t feel like the system is working. There is a lot of frustration about what is happening in our communities, our government, and our country.

If you are frustrated with politics or government, you’re not alone. But you and your frustration are really needed in this moment. Check out the top 10 tips for resisting while protecting our democracy here. 

Let’s Stop Holding Each Other Back

The fact of the matter is, the patriarchy makes it tough for women to rise through the ranks and women have to work harder to earn and be recognized less. But it’s not just men making it difficult for women to rise; women are making it difficult for one another too.

Here’s What To Do If You Missed The Primary Voter Registration Deadline

Published by Elite Daily, April 14, 2016
Young people, who are attending college or moving frequently, have the added burden of navigating rules that govern voting as a student and updating their registration information each time they change residences. So here are a few things to keep in mind as you think about voting – in the primary or general election – this season.

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