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November 14, 2022 63 min

In this episode, I talk with Cynthia Changyit Levin about her book, From Changing Diapers to Changing the World: Why Moms Make Great Advocates and How to Get Started.

Advocacy is a great way to get involved in driving change in our communities, yet very few of us ever actually learn how to become one. With over a decade of experience, Cynthia offers a step-by-step guide on how to be an effective advocate - in the US and beyond. While her book centres around mom advocates, anyone can learn from and be inspired by it!

Some topics of discussion include:

  • Why moms make great advocates
  • What people can get out of advocacy work (it’s not about being a martyr!)
  • How you as one person can make a difference
  • The importance of non-partisan advocacy
  • Practical steps to get started today!
  • And more!

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    Transcription is available here

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    Mentioned in the episode:

  • Results
  • Bread for the Word
  • One Campaign
  • Moms Rising
  • Mom’s Demand Action
  • US Citizens Climate Lobby
  • Friends Committee
  • ONE Campaign
  • Little Lobbyists
  • The Murder Bot Diaries - Martha Wells
  • How to Be an Antiracist - Ibram X. Kendi
  • Where to find Cynthia: Website | Instagram | Twitter

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