Local activism, one neighborhood at a time.

This Land Rising is your entry point into local, progressive, grassroots activism. We believe that anyone with the passion to work for what's right can make the most impact by starting close to home. We're here to help you find like-minded people and show you how to get started. Join us!

The Resistance Is Not Enough

Get Started Toolkit

We wrote this comprehensive toolkit to help new teams succeed and get off the ground with confidence. It's everything you need to start a Rising Team!

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The Resistance Is Not Enough

The Resistance Is Not Enough

Are you looking for a way to resist? We were - so we founded This Land Rising.
Resist. Get organized. Get Involved. RISE.

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Democratic Party Primer

Democratic Party Primer

Even long-standing Democrats may feel a bit confused about how to engage effectively on a local level. Wonder no more - we are here to help!

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White House

The NorthWest Wing – Season 1: Get Educated

As you may know, “The West Wing,” was an NBC political drama TV series during the fictitious Democratic administration of Josiah Bartlet (played by Martin Sheen). It was set primarily in the West Wing of the White House, where the Oval Office and offices of presidential senior staff are located. President Josiah Bartlett (speaking to his Chief of Staff): “There was a while there I wanted […]

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Baseball diamond

Progressive Baseball on the Home Front

This Land Rising organizers are often asked: why the local focus when the sky is falling at the federal level? For the answer, we look to the most “American” of sports: Baseball. If you want to win a baseball game, good defense is essential. But no matter how strong your defense is – your pitcher […]

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Why Me? Why You?

Why did I leave the confines of my comfort zone to join This Land Rising? My participation in our democracy, for the past 30+ years, began and ended with voting in every election. Immediately after the recent presidential election I briefly thought about moving to a rust-belt state, so that my vote would “count” more. […]

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