Action 8 - Let's Talk: Why We Resist

  1. Do you believe your values are reflected in the actions of this Administration?

  2. Did you vote in the 2016 presidential election?

  3. Why do you believe the Republican party won?

  4. What did you feel on November 9th, the day after the 2016 presidential election?

  5. Do you believe you contributed to the victory of the Republican party in the 2016 presidential election?

    • If so, how?

  6. Had you participated in a rally/demonstration/protest prior to November 8th, 2016 not related to one of the presidential candidates?

    • If yes, what was it about?

    • What led you to participate?

    • What was that experience like for you?

  7. Have you ever voted in local, state or presidential elections prior to November 8th?

    • If so, at which level?

    • Why did you vote?

    • If not, why?

  8. How would you describe the national rhetoric?

    • Have you ever been [insert words used to describe national rhetoric]?

  9. Do you believe the national political atmosphere affects your local community?

    • If so, how?

    • Have you participated in any actions to counter its effects? If so, how?

  10. Do you believe federal or state laws affect your community the most?

  11. **Which local or state issues, laws or policies concern you the most?**

    • Do you believe these issues affect people in your community differently depending on their race, gender, sexuality, disability, social status or income?

    • How do they affect you?

    • Do you know others with similar concerns?

      • If so, have you discussed a strategy to address your concerns?

        • If not, would you like to meet others motivated to do so?

      • If not, would you be interested in meeting others motivated to act?

  12. When are you next available to follow up on our conversation and next steps for action? (Agree on specific time, date and place.) Suggested next steps:

    • Join our huddle

    • Participate in the next of our 10 Actions

    • Participate in an upcoming local action

    • Become a participant in Action 8 and initiate one-on-ones with others

    • Sign up for updates and info with Women's March

Remember to report back on your 1:1s by completing this survey and letting us know why your community resists!

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