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6 Impressive Women in Engineering

September 18, 2014

It's important to acknowledge and support the people on the backend doing good work. Too often, women engineers get little to no acknowledgement for the work they're doing. As a nerd, it's my philosophy that everyone gets a fair chance to be heard. It's one of the reasons I started craigconnects.org. My team and I… Read more »

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Your Vote
Your Vote

5 Voter Rights Orgs You Should Follow

September 16, 2014

Hey, the Founders of the US tell us that everyone's equal in the eyes of the law, meaning that citizens have the right to vote. However, there are politicians who don't like that, and they're attacking the integrity of the election by making it hard for people to vote. Fortunately, there are some organizations doing really good work… Read more »

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celebrating democracy
celebrating democracy

Are You Ready to Vote?

September 9, 2014

Folks, we're only 2 weeks away from National Voter Registration Day (NVRD), on September 23. In 2008, 6 million Americans didn't vote because they missed a registration deadline or didn't know how to register. In 2014, NVRD's continuing their efforts to make sure everyone has a fair chance to vote. And please remember that the Declaration of Independence reminds… Read more »

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tech

6 Women Run Startups to Check Out

August 27, 2014

Good news, according to a report released by the Center for American Progress: the number of women-owned firms in the US grew by 59% from 1997 to 2013—1.5x the national average. Women of color are the majority owners at close to 1/3 of all women-owned firms in the nation. African American women are both the fastest-growing… Read more »

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Voter ID Laws: solving a nonexistent problem with more government and more expense.
Voter ID Laws: solving a nonexistent problem with more government and more expense.

Some Things You Should Know About Voter ID Laws

August 6, 2014

Folks, we're almost a month away from National Voter Registration Day, on September 23, 2014, and less than 3 months away from elections, and that means that you should be aware of your rights. Elections for US States Senate will be November 4, 2014. These elections mark 100 years of direct elections of U.S. Senators. The… Read more »

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harassment
harassment

Your Ideas to End Online Harassment

July 12, 2014

Hey, I've been reaching out to my networks to crowdsource ways to end online harassment after the release of the Online Harassment Infographic that revealed that 25% of American adults have been bullied, threatened, or harassed online, or know someone who has. The first step toward dealing with unacceptable behavior is to understand the problem,… Read more »

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