Indigenous Peoples & Voting: A Look Backwards & Forwards

Indigenous Peoples & Voting: A Look Backwards & Forwards

The History & Future of Voting Rights & Access for Indigenous Peoples

October 11, 2021 is Indigenous Peoples’ Day. This holiday is intended to honor Native Americans and Alaska Natives* and their rich histories, cultures, sacrifices, and contributions to our country. In recognition of this occasion, let’s delve into issues and initiatives surrounding the Native vote.

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How to match your interests to your political path

How to match your interests to your political path

The world of politics is vast and the career paths are diverse. Whether you’re just now starting out on your political journey or you want to explore a new path, keep reading to learn how you can narrow down your choices and match your interests to your political path. After all, you don’t have to be an elected official to step into the political realm and make significant changes for others. 

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Debra Coltoff, Grants Manager

Debra Coltoff, Grants Manager

Debra joins IGNITE National as our first Grants Manager with more than 15 years of expertise in grant writing, technical writing, curriculum writing, and teaching in the Education, Technology, and Nonprofit sectors.

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Resources for Suicide Prevention Week

Resources for Suicide Prevention Week

Content warning: Suicide 

If you are in need of immediate support, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 800-273-8255. 

National Suicide Prevention Week takes place during the 2nd week of September, and includes World Suicide Prevention Day, which is on September 10th every year. Throughout National Suicide Prevention Week, people share resources, information and stories to increase awareness about suicide prevention and the warning signs. 

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