Six tips for emerging young leaders

Being a good leader when you’re young can seem daunting, but don’t let your age stop you from being the best leader you can be. Whether you’re in politics, activism or in school, being a leader in your community can open doors and better prepare you for your future. If you are looking to step into a leadership position or already serving in one, check out these tips to be even more effective and successful. 

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A timeline of Stacey Abrams' career

Stacey Yvonne Abrams is an American politician, lawyer, voting rights activist, and author who served in the Georgia House of Representatives from 2007 to 2017, serving as minority leader from 2011 to 2017. Here's a timeline of key moments in Abrams’ career. 

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How to Stay Engaged After the Election

Election Day has come and gone. As 2020 begins to wind down many of us are looking forward to a restful holiday season. But if we know anything about civic engagement, activism, and women’s rights, it’s that the work doesn’t end when the election is over. The real work happens in the years in between.  

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The New Wave of Women of Color in the 117th Congress

A record number of women ran for office in 2020, surpassing the record set in the 2018 midterm election. Many women have won up and down the ballot including Vice President-elect Kamala Harris. 26 non-incumbent women have been elected so far as a result of the 2020 election—9 Democrats and 17 Republicans. Check out some of the firsts in the 117th Congress who will be sworn in on January 3, 2021. 

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Mask up, friends!

Real talk. Masks prevent the spread of COVID-19 and save lives. Be the MVP in your squad and mask up. 

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Build your political power with fierce leaders across New England

Join IGNITE online for our young women’s track at the New England Women’s Policy Conference: The Time Is Now: Gender Justice, Antiracism, and Systemic Change.

 

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What are runoff elections and why are they so important?

If you’ve been listening to the news, or even just scrolling through social media, you’ve probably been seeing a lot about Georgia and the “Senate runoff”. It may have been the first time you’ve heard the phrase “runoff” being used in the political realm. What are these runoffs everyone keeps talking about? Who is part of the runoff? Keep reading to learn more about what runoffs are and what’s at stake for both parties.

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20 quotes to live by in 2020

Sometimes, we all need a little reminder of the power that we have. Check out these 20 quotes from our favorite characters and celebrities to help you own the rest of this year. 

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Build Your Resume to Run for Office

Curious about running for office? Maybe you’ve wanted to get into politics for a while now, or maybe the election lit a fire inside you. Whatever it is, congratulations! We need more women with political ambition to rise and follow this dream. Less than a quarter of elected officials are women and the numbers are even lower for women of color.

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The womxn who just made history

In this election year, more womxn ran for office than ever before. We should all take a moment to celebrate those who ran and have inspired the next generation of leaders. Some of the many womxn who ran just made history by becoming the “firsts” at the congressional and state levels. Keep reading to learn more about the womxn in politics who made history in this election. 

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