How to Call Your Representatives: A Guide for First-Time Callers

Since November, I’ve been setting the intention to regularly call my representatives. I’m not alone; in the last few months, thousands more people¬†than usual have been calling Congress, leaving lines jammed. If you’re a US citizen or resident concerned about political issues, you have a right to call and make your voice heard. Calling can

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18 Ways to Be an Engaged Citizen

With the presidential election behind us and the inauguration today, I’ve spent a big chunk of the last few months thinking about citizenship. I became an American citizen last summer, after spending twenty years in the U.S. as a permanent resident. I love this country despite its many problems, and I’m passionate about living up

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