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“Have you organized a diverse and distributed group of people and moved them to action?”

Code for America asked me a few questions. I thought I’d blog them.

What’s your experience working in or with government?

  • My first public sector job was in my junior high school’s stationery store.
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Bernie Sanders Update: Plan for Enormous D.C. Rally Gains Steam

Here is the latest news about the Facebook-driven grassroots movement proposing a huge march on Washington this fall to support the presidential candidacy of Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.): 1,107 more words

All eyes on this weekend !

It will be interesting to see how many Malays and East Malaysians turn up for the Bersih4 rallies in Kuala Lumpur, Kuching and Kota Kinabalu. Previously, the Malay turnout was made up of mostly PAS and Parti Keadilan Malaysia (PKM) supporters. 224 more words


Anita Dongre "Grassroots" at Lakme Fashion Week 2015

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Left solidarity: supporting grassroots movements in Syria

Last weekend, Syrian activists and their supporters around the world held demonstrations to mark the second anniversary of the Sarin gas attack in Ghouta. Many Syrians feel that they have been at best ignored by much of the mainstream international left and anti-war movements, who often focus on geopolitics rather than the demands of the Syrian people themselves. 1,827 more words


Afropunk, Sponsored by Dr. Martens, Coors and Social Activism

It’s no secret music festivals are rarely about the music anymore. Never mind the artists—the big news at this year’s Coachella was Justin Bieber getting forced out by security. 2,199 more words

Keep Calm... and Sign the Petition!

Some of you read my last blog on August 13th entitled “City Nepotism Policy Up For Debate” regarding the City Council pushing for an amendment to their current Nepotism policy.   399 more words