Chose Democracy

Thank you so much for your commitment.  Check out this link to see upcoming trainings and share the pledge below.

There are only so many days between now and election day. Can you share this pledge to help make sure our country is ready for what may come? If there comes a point where every responsible citizen needs to be in the street, we want to be sure that each person is surrounded by trusted friends.

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10 Things You Need to Know to Stop a Coup

How we think and talk about the possibility of a coup matters. Here are the 10 things we think you should know as we prepare for the possibility of an undemocratic power grab.

Hold the Line: A Guide to Defending Democracy

Everyone has a role to play in defending our democracy. The Hold the Line guide is a step-by-step handbook on how to prepare and what to do in case attempts are made to subvert the election results.


“How to Beat an Election-Related Power Grab” is a two-session national workshop led by George Lakey, with Zein Nakhoda. The workshop will share the most important things to know and practice in order to be ready in the event of a coup. Register for the workshop on October 1st & 6th here.

Transition Integrity Project Report

A group of election experts ran multiple scenarios on possible disrupted Presidential elections. Their conclusion? “A show of numbers in the streets — and actions in the streets — may be decisive factors.”

Read their report…