Newsletter: The Importance of Civic Engagement

Locus is a fast-growing, mission-driven organization that helps college students and young professionals across every industry engage with charitable causes.

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Give As You Live!

Each week we provide you with simple ways to give. Participating in these small acts of giving allows you to reflect on your philanthropic behavior and engage more regularly with Locus.

Perform a Random Act of Kindness. One small act of kindness per day can make a huge impact on the world. This week, we encourage you to do something kind for a parent, a mentor, or someone who has been a positive force in your life. Showing appreciation and care is the best way to not only pay it forward but also to pay it back. Introducing Motivote! Voting is one of the most important ways you can be civically engaged- but youth turnout is consistently low. Motivote is a new platform designed to fix that by making voting easy, social, and fun. They combat common micro-barriers with social accountability, competition and incentives. Read the article below and check out their website to find out more!

For the chance to have your Give As You Live story featured, send us an email or message us on Facebook or Instagram!

Articles of The Week

Stay up-to-date with the philanthropic sphere by reading our weekly newsletter! Original content and shared stories from other outlets give you holistic food for thought.

How much is one vote worth?

By Robert Wilbin

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Motivote: Using Behavioral Science To Increase Voter Turnout

By Millennial Politics Team

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