8 ways to meaningfully support social justice movements
March 26, 2016 - Uncategorized
Getting involved in social justice can be overwhelming. There are so many causes you can get behind, varieties of movements, tricky vocabulary words and big names to know — and that can make it difficult to know where to start.
But that shouldn’t prevent you from joining a movement that revolves around an issue you’re passionate about. The first step is showing up.
Jenn Li, a Washington, D.C.-based activist, started in high school simply by going to organizing meetings her teacher told her about.
“I just showed up,” Li tells Mashable. “They always had a plan, so I could just follow along and be helpful.” Read more…