Changing the World in One Hour per Week
I'm busier now than I ever was before I got active -- these days I'm working and going to school. I don't know what triggered my activism. The feminist had been there, but the activist had not. I hated politics, let me tell you. But now I'm really into it.
In a way, I have less time to get involved now than ever before. But I feel very passionate about women's rights and women's role in society, about the inequities in our legal system, and in society at large. This is something that's very important to me, and that's where my energy comes from.
-- PAM GALLINA
PRESIDENT OF SOUTHERN NEVADA NOW
S omething is calling you to take action -- it may be a local issue that needs attention, a wrong that needs to be righted, or simply the feeling that you want to get involved in your community, or do something more meaningful with your life. Another voice reminds you that you don't have much time to get involved in politics. You're busy, and you have so many other priorities.
Even with a limited amount of time, you can have a significant impact on issues and events around you. You can change the world by
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Publication information: Book title: Women for a Change:A Grassroots Guide to Activism and Politics. Contributors: Thalia Zepatos - Author, Elizabeth Kaufman - Author. Publisher: Facts on File. Place of publication: New York. Publication year: 1995. Page number: 151.