Mad About Politics
For us to be anything other than happy requires us to interrogate the root causes of our discontent and identify the injustices that spark our rage.
In city halls, state capitals and the chambers of Congress, elected officials are making decisions about young women’s bodies, lives, and futures— without listening to our voices. We’re here to change that. Platform is a new training and lobby organization dedicated to ensuring the voices of all those who identify as young women are heard in the rooms where decisions are made. We do this through:
Every month we will release a new Policy Debate Pack that serves as a guide to an issue, from lingo to key statistics to stakeholders to history to taking action.
In order to close the wage gap, policies must confront this economic injustice at a multidimensional level that address the additional burdens forced upon marginalized communities.
For far too long, the voices of women have been pushed aside for politicians’ personal interests. At Platform, we give women megaphones. Keep reading to learn about what women are really saying.