How living in Afghanistan made me a better American

How living in Afghanistan made me a better American

Over the last 18 years, I’ve been privileged to live and work all over the world in democracy assistance: places like Tajikistan, Cambodia, Haiti, Afghanistan, and throughout the Middle East. And for all of their differences, no matter where I’ve been I’ve never met a...
…But I Don’t Have Time to be an Activist!

…But I Don’t Have Time to be an Activist!

“I don’t have time to be an activist. I have ___insert obligation here___.” The fact of the matter is, we all have personal and professional obligations that take up our time. Getting the kids to soccer practice, preparing for church on Sunday, and working that 9 to 5...
How To Get The Media Attention Your Event Deserves

How To Get The Media Attention Your Event Deserves

You spend hours making signs, calling friends, and educating people on why it’s absolutely critical they be at your event at high noon in front of the state capitol to send a message to lawmakers that you will not be ignored. You are sure it’s going to be a wake up...