Meet the Team

Meet the Team

Meet the team behind Positive Activism. Click “Learn More” to read about our credentials, focus areas, hobbies, and quirks. We’ve got artists, writers, editors, founders, jokers, tokers, midnight okay you get the idea. But seriously, come check us out and learn…



Click “Learn More” to read about us from our founding to our future. Want the really short version instead? We are a passionate group of students inspiring other young people to get up and fight for what they believe in!…

Activist Artwork

Activist Artwork

Click “Learn More” to view our Social Action Artwork Gallery featuring work from Emily Giles, our resident artist/activist/superwoman. Emily uses her artistic talent to draw attention to myriad social issues including mental health, inequality, and positive change!

Recent Articles

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Pearson’s Department of State: Should Corporations be Allowed to Decide Who Serves in Government?

Pearson, the education publishing giant is the gatekeeper for those wishing to serve at the department of state. Should corporations be allowed to control who becomes public servants and who doesn’t?


Activist Watch List: The Century of the Self

The Century of the Self is a British documentary written, produced, and narrated by Adam Curtis, originally airing in 2002 on BBC 4. The series identifies the multitude of ways in which powerful interests, both public and private, have used psychoanalysis to control populations

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Opinion: Bernie Sanders, the Sheepdog Socialist

Will Sanders’s campaign usher in change for the Democratic Party, or will it serve to Shepard young liberals into Hilary’s camp? One socialist weighs in on Bernie’s legitimacy as a candidate and as a progressive.


Activist Watch List: Noam Chomsky and the Manufacturing of Consent

AWL is a series in which we take a look at documentaries or otherwise important video content that illuminates the issues and conflicts at the heart of the activist community. This episode features “Manufacturing Consent” which highlights Chomsky’s probing analysis of mass media and his critique of the forces at work behind the daily news.

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Spring 2015 Activist Spotlight: Asher Platts

Every quarter, Positive Activism seeks to discover a new activist and find out what what really makes them tick! This spotlight piece features Asher Platts. Here Asher shares his story of how he came to be so involved with the Greens and offers inspiration to those considering becoming involved with the political system.

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Syrian Refugees

You Need to Donate to the International Rescue Committee. Here’s Why.

Around the world there are people who are suffering and struggling to live conflict free lives: in the Congo, in South Sudan, in Laos, in Syria, and several other places. These persons often flee their homes, becoming categorized in one of three ways based on United Nations definitions. It is our duty to help them.

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