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Resources

General Information

THE DEMOCRATIC PARTY PLATFORM.

A LIST OF ACTIONS taken or proclamations made by the government of the United States of America and its states from the day before DT’s inauguration, as well as reactions to those actions and proclamations by the People of the United States of America.

A LIST OF area businesses who support progressive ideals.

You can LOOK UP BILLS to find out who’s sponsoring/co-sponsoring, what committee is currently considering it, etc.

BALLOTPEDIA enlightens voters on policy matters. This is a link to the page for Kansas.

Voting

The Vote Kansas website guides you through each step of the Kansas election process. Go to the VOTE KANSAS website here.

Vote Smart’s mission is to provide free, factual, unbiased information on candidates and elected officials to ALL AmericansGo to the VOTE SMART website here.

Go to the JOHNSON COUNTY ELECTION OFFICE website here.  Go to the forms to REGISTER TO VOTE here.

Useful guides to registering and voting in Kansas (y en español) can be found on the website for the KANSAS SECRETARY OF STATE here.

LET AMERICA VOTE is leading the fight for voting rights, an organization started by Jason Kander.

Resistance

The Progressive Social Network of Kansas City on Facebook. (Smaller, local groups of PSN are also available).

Solidarity Sundays of Overland Park on Facebook. Their stated mission: SOLIDARITY SUNDAYS IS A NATIONWIDE NETWORK OF FEMINIST ACTIVIST GROUPS FOCUSED ON TAKING ACTION TO RESIST TR*MP. ON THE 2ND SUNDAY OF EACH MONTH, WE GATHER IN HOMES ACROSS THE COUNTRY.

Indivisible. A practical guide to resisting the Trump agenda.

He will be stopped by A WALL OF US. Four concrete acts of resistance delivered to your inbox each week.

WE ARE THE 65. Over 65 million Americans rejected Donald Trump on Election Day. What if we came together every day to fight for our vision of a diverse, inclusive America? Together, we can use our voices to remind Congress that they work for all of us.

The AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION of Kansas is a non-profit organization dedicated to protecting the civil rights and liberties of all people living in Kansas.

Sign up at DAILY ACTION to receive one text message every workday about an issue we have determined is urgent based on where  you live.

Don’t despair, mobilize. SWING LEFT helps you find your closest Swing District and join its team to learn about actionable opportunities to support progressives—and defeat Republicans—in that district, no matter where you live.

Important Democratic, Progressive & Mainstream Organizations

Go the the Johnson County Democrats website.

The Johnson County Young Democrats Facebook page.

The Kansas Democratic Party 

The Democratic National Committee website.

The Johnson County NAACP‘s goal is to ensure a society in which all individuals have equal rights and there is no racial hatred or racial discrimination.

The Heartland Coalition against Gun Violence is an umbrella group bringing together people and organizations to reduce gun violence in the Greater Kansas City area.

The WORKING KANSAS ALLIANCE believes working families are, and have historically been, the lifeblood of the Kansas economy. Policy agendas pursued by our Governor and Legislature have left working families facing stagnant or declining wages, increasing benefit costs, skyrocketing property and consumption taxes, and an underfunded infrastructure.

THE WORKING FAMILIES PARTY -We’re electing the next generation of progressive leaders and building grassroots power to renew the American Dream. And we want you to join us.

STAND UP BLUE VALLEY is a group of parents and voters of the Blue Valley School District whose goal is to defend the schools vital to the success of our community.

Political Organizations for Women

Johnson County Democratic Women

Greater Kansas City Women’s Political Caucus,  an affiliate of the National Women’s Political Caucus, is a multi-partisan, multicultural, grass roots organization dedicated to increasing women’s participation in politics and creating a power base designed to achieve equality for all women.

True Blue Women gathers progressive women to provide education, advocate social change and promote camaraderie.

A directory of the The National Federation of Democratic Women.

The League of Women Voters, a nonpartisan political organization, encourages informed and active participation in government, works to increase understanding of major public policy issues, and influences public policy through education and advocacy.

WOMEN FOR KANSAS is a grassroots initiative designed to energize and educate individuals and groups of women across the state for the purpose of ensuring the election of moderate candidates to public office who advocate for moderate policies.

Anti-Corruption Organizations

Common Cause: Holding power accountable.

Brand New Congress. Join us if you believe it’s time to reset our democracy. We’re running 400 candidates in a single campaign to rebuild our country.

Represent us. America has a corruption problem. We have a plan to win.

The NATIONAL DEMOCRATIC REDISTRICTING COMMITTEE – Chaired by former Attorney General Eric Holder, the NDRC is building a targeted, state-by-state strategy that ensures Democrats can fight back and produce fairer maps in the 2021 redistricting process.