It is more important than ever to vote by mail or through absentee voting this year, where possible. In light of COVID-19, plus the myriad of voting issues that arose in Georgia’s June election, voting by mail allows one’s voice to be heard without exposing one’s self to risk of illness at a public poling place. Learn more about how to vote by mail, the advantages of mail-in voting, and why it’s a good idea to check on your registration now here!
With less than 100 days until the U.S. presidential election, the importance of voting registration cannot be undersold. Beyond ensuring your registration is up to date and that you’ve opted in to vote by mail where possible (the healthier, safer option in light of COVID-19!), there are ways to make sure your voice is heard in the meantime. That’s where Resistbot comes in. This post is all about how to use Resistbot to text or Facebook message any combination of your U.S. government representatives. Read up on Resistbot FAQ here!
While this 4th of July might not be our norm, there are still ways to observe the American holiday while practicing social distancing. It’s important to remember that we’re still in the middle of a pandemic. If you’re looking for some low-key ways to celebrate the 4th of July 2020, here are some of my easy, affordable, and socially-distant recommendations!
I intend this page to be a resource guide for allies supporting the Black Lives Matter movement and protests currently taking place throughout the country. It is my plan to update it as I come across new information, so please check back for more information in the coming days.