"A perfect primer for women everywhere who want to take action-whether their heading to their first town hall meeting or running for office."
-Cecile Richards, New York Times bestselling author of Make Trouble and President of Planned Parenthood
"The book we all need to remind us why the fight against white supremacy and patriarchy will actually set us free."
-Patrisse Khan-Cullors, cofounder of Black Lives Matter and New York Times bestselling author of When They Call You a Terrorist
Keep Marching is a practical guide and highly researched examination of the barriers that hold women back-and how to overcome them.
Author Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner--the executive director of MomsRising, and a keynote speaker at the 2017 Women's March in Washington, D.C.--presents compelling data, timeless action plans, thought-provoking stories, a proactive agenda for change,
and inspiration for how women can create change in their everyday lives and in the country as a whole.
This book provides proven tactics, policy solutions, and strategies any woman can use to build her power.
DID YOU KNOW THAT:
- One in three women have experienced some form of sexual assault?
- When a group includes more women, its collective intelligence rises?
- The U.S. doesn't have paid family/medical leave but 177 other countries do?
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Table of Contents
1 Waking Up 1
How to Believe
Part 1 Our Money
2 The Benjamins 19
How to Make Positive Change
3 The Invisible Glass Ceilings 39
How to Organize People
4 Sound the Alarm 52
How to Take Action
5 The Maternal Wall 74
How to Draw Attention
Part 2 Our Bodies
6 Saving Lives 95
How to Share Your Experience
7 The Choice is Ours! 113
How to Leverage Power
8 Women against Violence 128
How to Be Heard
9 Maternal Mortality 146
How to Build Influence
Part 3 Our Communities
10 Lady Liberty 163
How to Build Bridges across Differences
11 The Domino Effect 181
How to Run for Office (or Encourage a Friend To)
12 An Unjust System 206
How to Change Minds
Words to Inspire and Fire You Up! 243
Policy Recommendations 247
Organizations That Support Change 269