Anyone know someone in Antarctica?! #Not Too Far Away to Call

Action Together: Zürich invites US Citizens abroad to make their voices heard from 6 to 14 September. Tell your member of Congress “Hi from Dubai” (or wherever in the world you may be), and let them know what you think about issues that are important to you. No matter where you are, you can participate…

Call-in Equality in the Wake of Charlottesville

By Elizabeth Voss. My journey to activism My family and I moved from Peoria, Illinois, to Basel, Switzerland, in January 2015. The past two-and-a-half years have been a learning experience, full of culture shock and discovery, but overall pleasant. I find that the Swiss locals wish I spoke more German (I’m trying!), but are generally…

How the Women’s March changed activism on a global level

By Uma Mishra-Newbery I am a US Army disabled veteran, and I am a patriot. I served my country with pride for six years as an active-duty soldier in the United States Army. My time in active duty taught me that service is not just an idea of nationalism or patriotism but it is our duty…

A Really Big Tent: Why the Resistance Should Focus on Fundraising

By Alexandra Dufresne. Raising money for nonprofits in the U.S. is one the most concrete and effective resistance actions Americans at home and abroad can take. So why are we often so reluctant to fundraise? What if we thought about fundraising a little differently? I recently joined a cross-country network of Americans working to resist Trump-era…

How to: Make the Call!

By Alexandra Dufresne. This article was originally published in Yale News on 1 February 2017, and has been reposted with permission of the author Alexandra Dufresne.  You are smart, hard-working and creative.  You care about people. Perhaps you are heartbroken by what is happening to your country. But maybe you are majoring in biology, English…

Hear our Voice! Solidarity for Humanity Mobilizes from Switzerland

By Solidarity for Humanity, Switzerland. Like most other U.S. Americans abroad, those of us in Switzerland trying to stand up for our country and people, are still trying to determine how we can have the loudest voice despite having no actual representation in our country of residence or as citizens abroad back home. Because of…