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Grab Bag Actions!

Grab Bag Actions!

It's summer. We get it. No really, we do! Two minute actions just can't compete with the pool and the kids and the travel and the work that piled up while you were traveling. That's why we love our grab bag actions: outside-the-box actions that will give your next summer BBQ or Rocky Mountain campout civic flair! Check 'em out!

  • TREAT YOURSELF ACTION: Want some great food, handmade goods, a stiff drink, or really anything at all? Think of a demographic you'd like to support and then BUY from a company that represents that demographic in some way.
  • NECESSARY ACTION: Have a civil conversation with someone who doesn't agree with you.
  • EASY ACTION: Scroll ALL the way down this page and sign up for our newsletter!
  • INSTANT ACTION: Share this from the National Immigration Law Center.
  • SLEEPY TIME ACTION: What do you wish you'd done today that didn't happen? Make time for it tomorrow!
  • RAISE YOUR GAME ACTION: Register for an advocacy class or seminar! Many organizations offer these as a way to help the community understand more complex aspects of their mission and delve deeper into what is at stake.
  • FUN HEALTHY ACTION: Ride your bike to work today, this week, or any day!
  • SUMMER SATURDAY ACTION: BBQ with intention! Kick your BBQ up a notch by turning it into a fundraiser for a cause you care about, a listening session about an important issue, or simply by paying the picnic fee at a local public park you love.
  • LAZY SUNDAY ACTION: Take some time to congratulate yourself on actions you've taken!
  • CREATIVE ACTION: Inspire others by telling us about a positive engagement experience you've had. We post sweet stories on our "Civic Stories" blog post!
  • 8 HOUR ACTION: Get a good night's sleep, Syrupers. Get ready for a busy week... of action!
  • WORK OUT ACTION: Exercise! When you take care of your health, you have more energy and a better mood to take action!
  • REFLECTIVE ACTION: Take a moment to step away from reaction. Reflect on what is important to you and let that be your guide for your next action.
  • CHOOSE YOUR OWN PETITION ACTION: Right here!
  • SELF CARE ACTION: Meditate for 5 minutes, book that massage you've been putting off, pray, stretch, drink a tall glass of water - anything that shows you that you care about you.
  • WEEKEND ACTION: Plan a house party fundraiser for a candidate you 💙💗💙
  • 10 MINUTE CATION: You read that right. If (and only IF) you've taken action this week, you've earned a cute cat video!
  • BRAIN FOOD ACTION: Read a book, any book!
  • OUTDOOR ACTION: Camp sustainably! Thanks Mike of Denver Green Forum for the tip!
  • 1 MINUTE ACTION: Breathe. Positive action springs from an attitude of calm.
  • RECHARGE ACTION: Listen to music that inspires you to action!
  • NEIGHBORLY ACTION: Pick up trash! You're beautifying your surroundings, soaking up the sunshine, and connecting with neighbors while doing a good deed.
  • BUDDY ACTION: Reach out to a group or friend that seems to have lost engagement motivation. See if you can pump each other up for the week ahead!
  • FREE SNACK ACTION: Donate blood and get free snacks!

Then there's our holiday actions! Why not celebrate today?

  • LOVEY DOVEY ACTION: Show your love this Valentine's Day to your favorite Colorado non-profit! A dozen roses costs $20+ today. That money could really help a local non-profit.
  • SAINT PATRICK'S DAY ACTION: Today is all about GREEN! Share a little GR$$N with your favorite advocacy organization, charity, or political campaign!
  • APRIL FOOL ACTION: Do nothing and hope everything turns out okay!
  • TAX DAY ACTION: If you got a refund, donate to a non-profit and claim a deduction on next year's taxes!
  • 365 DAY ACTION: Support mothers, fathers and caregivers with policies that protect wages, job security, and health care.
  • PATRIOTIC JULY 4 ACTION: Read up on display protocol for our stars & stripes. It's about RESPECT!
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