Episode 18: Activism
1:17 - Clothing sizes are bullshit
4:02 - Today we thought we’d talk about different forms of activism after seeing some really cool walk outs recently at graduations
6:45 - Organizing via Facebook
8:05 - Speaking to the young white women who looked so confused/shocked during the ND walkout...
9:56 - This is a really inflammatory time in America because we have inflammatory politicians
14:53 - Lots of ways to get involved - Planned Parenthood
17:38 - The most important pieces of activism to Erin right now…
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19:22 - How do you respond to comments from coworkers that are inflammatory/bigoted?
23:47 - I’m not necessarily looking to change someone’s mind all the time, I just want to make it significantly more annoying for them to show up with that perspective…
26:04 - If we started speaking up, it would be a much less safe place for people to be bigots
32:40 - Violence Against Women Act
34:05 - Volunteering as a form of activism
35:28 - Donating as a form of activism
36:38 - Social Media/Digital forms of activism
39:19 - Everybody’s busy...but you have SOMETHING to offer
41:15 - When someone tells you their story, listen and believe that is their experience. How can you show up for them?
44:35 - Don’t support spaces that actively go out of their way to go against causes you care about
46:21 - Figure out how to be an activist that makes sense to you + use your voice in ways that are safe!
48:30 - Don’t overwhelm yourself
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THESE ARE ALL FORMS OF ACTIVISM!!!!
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