Link About It: This Week’s Picks

Protest posters bound for gallery walls, queer art and documentaries, a charitable effort from Sight Unseen and more

A Simple Guide to Contacting Your Representatives Voting and protesting are important, but another effective way to make your voice heard is by contacting your representative. While it sounds easy enough, many are thrown off by wondering just how to do so. Hannah Smothers at VICE has made “The World’s Most Basic Guide to Contacting Your Reps” which explains how to search for and find …

Artists Create Pieces Encouraging the UK to Vote

The UK’s general election occurred today, and many artists of all disciplines spoke out to encourage people to vote. Much attention has been given to the election, perhaps because many still feel the shock of last year’s Brexit vote. While the primary message of visual artists has been urging those of all ages to go out and vote, some went further and suggested a vote …

Countable App

This tool makes information about legislation understandable and accessible, plus offers ways to get your voice heard

It’s undeniable that the recent election, and the events following President Trump’s inauguration, have ignited a huge amount of activism in those who live in the United States—and around the world. People are more thoughtful about purchasing products from companies that donate proceeds to charities, have begun (or increased) regular donations to organizations like Planned Parenthood and the ACLU, continue to attend marches, write letters …