You Aren’t Helpless

Just a few ways we can help each other out, and look out for those among us who might be more vulnerable these days.

Make your voice heard – every day –  and help the people who may need it most in the coming years.

The most important thing you can do is vote, at every level, at every opportunity. You can register to vote here. You can make more of a difference if you get involved at the state and local level before 2020.

We believe in the good work done by the following organizations:

The American Civil Liberties Union has promised to fight unconstitutional actions, especially those related to race, gender, or sexual orientation. Learn more about them here.

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Planned Parenthood is a healthcare provider, educator, and advocate for women’s rights. They can always use our help.

The Trevor Project provides help and support to LGBTQ teens in need, many of whom may feel particularly vulnerable right now.

The men and women who fight for us overseas need us to fight for them here at home. The Wounded Warrior Project provides support to wounded veterans and their families.

If you’re in need of a friend, but are perhaps not big on humans, Best Friends Animal Society helps match animals in shelters with loving forever homes. 

And please, if you feel overwhelmed or hopeless, you can always call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255.

John Green says a lot in this brief video that I think is very important, and says it far more eloquently than I can.

“Take care of yourself. And take care of each other.”

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