Women for a Change: A Grassroots Guide to Activism and Politics

Women for a Change: A Grassroots Guide to Activism and Politics

Women for a Change: A Grassroots Guide to Activism and Politics

Women for a Change: A Grassroots Guide to Activism and Politics

Synopsis

This is a handbook for women who want to increase their political involvement at any level. There are interviews with women who have already done so in this guide from 2 political veterans.

Excerpt

W elcome to the world of politics! Whether you're turned on by the idea of getting involved in issues, or frustrated with what's going on in your community, the political arena has room for you.

Politics can be a woman-friendly, accessible, scintillating aspect of our busy lifes. In fact, politics should help provide a break from ordinary daily routines, and perk up the adventurous, strategic, and righteously responsible in us. While we sometimes feel disappointed with the way politics works, perhaps that's because we've allowed it to be defined by the "old boys," a small group of power-mongers, who keep power out of our reach and personify the dark side of public life. We invite you to explore the multitude of opportunities, avenues, and techniques available to women for success in the political arena.

WHAT IS POLITICS?

More and more women are stepping into the place and practice of politics. They've jumped in, turned on the lights, and galvanized others to join them. In smaller corners of their lives or on center stages, women . . .

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