Wake, Rise, Resist: The Progressive Teen's Guide to Fighting Tyrants and A*holes (Paperback)
Help Our worst fears have been realized: a complete a*hole is leading this country ... right off a cliff. Ugh
But activists rejoice Your how-to guide for jumping in to save the country is here. Wake, Rise, Resist includes 128 well-researched actions (and plenty of entertaining snark) to show you how to get involved in the work for social justice, racial equality, refugees, feminism, the environment, and more.
Set up in three parts, the book is designed to guide teens-or any activist, really-into finding their political voice and is set up to help readers feel more empowered instantly. Wake, Rise, Resist has something to engage and empower every reader. Whatever your passion, whatever your personality, whatever your worry, whatever your age: this book has something for you.
Part I: Building Your Activist Toolkit sets all activists up for success, with actions to help extroverts, introverts, artists, techies, social media junkies, and more.
Part II: Activism Gets Real takes a long look at racism, sexism, and privilege and also offers a chapter with more than 15 passion projects to capture the imagination of any reader.
Part III: From Activist to Advocate offers advice on how to raise awareness, raise funds, and use self-care to keep yourself in the fight.
What this country needs right now is you So stop tuning out and start feeling in control. We need your youth. We need your passion. We need your collective energy and creativity and heart, and we need it in the fight right now.