Other Ways to Stay Politically Active

Take Action

Here are a few other ideas for staying politically active:

  1. Start a petition using Change.org.
  2. Create your own federal budget and send it to Congress with Build a Better Budget.
  3. Send your friends and family an e-mail or text message to remind them about election day and important issues and elections on the ballot.
  4. Use government transparency tools and smartphone apps and share them with others.
  5. Attend a protest or rally for a cause that’s important to you.
  6. Join or start a political organization in your community using Meetup.com
  7. Start your own radio show on a community or college radio station.
  8. Run for office and encourage others to do the same.
  9. Talk to your friends and family about how the federal budget works and how it affects them.