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Change Starts Here.

You don’t need experience to make your voice heard – you just need to care about your community.

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Civic Engagement Means Participating
in Your Community to Create Positive Change.

When more women get involved and take civic actions like voting and volunteering, we move closer toward a society
that cares about equity, accountability, wellness and justice for women and their families.

Ways to Take Civic Action

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Find your starting point.

Build Your Civic Engagement Knowledge and Skills

Dive into helpful guides and resources about: Civic Basics: Rights, Duties & Voting, Advocacy, Storytelling & Public Speaking, and Community Care.

New to civic engagement?

Check out free events near you to jumpstart your civic journey!

Ready, Set, Connect!

Want to tackle a specific problem? We’ll point you to the organizations and resources that can help.

Find NYC resources that can help you learn more and take action.

Information is at your fingertips. Check out and filter our resources to get exactly what you want, based on your interests and time constraints.

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Connect with other NYC women who care about issues that matter to you.

In our Civic Matters community spaces, you can find other women who care about participation, events, issues and more. Build your network!

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