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The womxn who just made history

12/1/20 1:32 PM

In this election year, more womxn ran for office than ever before. We should all take a moment to celebrate those who ran and have inspired the next generation of leaders. Some of the many womxn who ran just made history by becoming the “firsts” at the congressional and state levels. Keep reading to learn more about the womxn in politics who made history in this election. 

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Six tips for emerging young leaders

11/25/20 10:43 AM

Being a good leader when you’re young can seem daunting, but don’t let your age stop you from being the best leader you can be. Whether you’re in politics, activism or in school, being a leader in your community can open doors and better prepare you for your future. If you are looking to step into a leadership position or already serving in one, check out these tips to be even more effective and successful. 

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A timeline of Stacey Abrams' career

11/24/20 10:59 AM

Stacey Yvonne Abrams is an American politician, lawyer, voting rights activist, and author who served in the Georgia House of Representatives from 2007 to 2017, serving as minority leader from 2011 to 2017. Here's a timeline of key moments in Abrams’ career. 

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A record number of women ran for office in 2020, passing the record set in the 2018 midterm election. Check out some of the firsts in the 117th Congress.

The New Wave of Women in the 117th Congress

11/20/20 9:19 AM

record number of women ran for office in 2020, surpassing the record set in the 2018 midterm election. Many women have won up and down the ballot including Vice President-elect Kamala Harris. 26 non-incumbent women have been elected so far as a result of the 2020 election—9 Democrats and 17 Republicans. Check out some of the firsts in the 117th Congress who will be sworn in on January 3, 2021. 

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How to Stay Engaged After the Election

11/20/20 8:41 AM

Election Day has come and gone. As 2020 begins to wind down many of us are looking forward to a restful holiday season. But if we know anything about civic engagement, activism, and women’s rights, it’s that the work doesn’t end when the election is over. The real work happens in the years in between.  

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