Why Don’t You Run For Office?
Talk is cheap. And we have been talking for too long. What can we do to make sure 2012 includes us, our issues, and our voices? For starters, we can mobilize women around the country. We can begin with our local political systems and getting more women on the ballots. Don’t we owe it to those who have come before us to make sure women have more of a voice in government? Of course we do.
Consider: Women are 50% less likely to seriously consider running for office than men. It’s time we stepped up to the plate. We can choose our next president by starting with women in your neighborhood. It doesn’t matter if you’re Democrat or Republican. More of us need to run for office. If you are reading this article, you’re probably one. You and I are the solution and we hold the power to make change today by nominating the next women for president.
We can start to mobilize now. Below are just a few resources that help women who want to run for office:
Yes, it should be you.
Jeanose Lexima is the founder of Women On Change Blog
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