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Inside a new era of activism with the women leading the charge

Four change makers discuss their movements and how they are moving them forward.

The four panelists raise their hands in front of a crowd.

From left, Tara Conley, Earth-Feather Sovereign, Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner and Amelia Bonow. (Stephanie McGuire/Aowyn Photography)

Grassroots activism has served a crucial role in American culture and politics throughout history. And while getting out in the streets and marching in protest are still valuable tools for the modern activist, there are a lot of other ways activists spread the word and effect change these days, from social media campaigns to guerrilla marketing. For this episode of the Crosscut Talks podcast, Hashtag Feminism founder Tara Conley discussed these methods with three other activists: Shout Your Abortion's Amelia Bonow, MomsRising's Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner and Earth-Feather Sovereign of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women Washington. This conversation was recorded on May 4, 2019, at Seattle University as part of the Crosscut Festival.

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Inside a new era of activism with the women leading the charge

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