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October 14, 2017

Last month, we learned about City Council and what that job entails. This month, we're going to go up one more level--the County level--and learn about County Commissioners. County Comissioners usually serve on a board like the City Council. They're not always called C...

September 4, 2017

So now that we've delved into the many layers of government from federal to local, let's dig ourselves back out. We're going to look at different offices you can run for from the local level and onwards, starting with the City Council!

Most of my knowledge about City Co...

August 28, 2017

Now that we've gone through the three branch structure of the federal government, let's move on to something even more confusing--state and local government! How do federal, state, and local governments differ? How much power do they each have? How are they structured?...

July 7, 2017

As I was going over the US's system of checks and balances, there were a lot of references to another check: the Press. The Press (or Media) plays a large part in political discourse across the country because it bridges the gap between the government and its people. I...

June 2, 2017

Most of us can remember the names for the three branches of government: Legislative, Executive and Judicial, but how many of us can remember what each specific branch is responsible for? I know I need a refresher, like once a year, so let's get to it!

The Legislative Br...

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The Future Looks Like Us is a project with the vision of helping women, people of color, LGBTQIA, immigrants, and other marginalized people get involved in politics. We all have a voice that needs to be heard, and it's being drowned out and interrupted by the old, white male majority. Let this be a resource to get informed, involved, and empowered.

 

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