IGNITE at Brookhaven College

IGNITE at Brookhaven College As an official IGNITE Chapter at Brookhaven College, our goal is to foster political ambitions, and provide civic education and exposure to women leaders.

By being an active member for IGNITE at Brookhaven, you will be informed on the issues that impact women, receive updates about events geared towards leadership development and community outreach, and meet other college women to help and support you. Participating in campus organizations is crucial for networking and gaining opportunities to achieve your college and career goals. Your participatio

By being an active member for IGNITE at Brookhaven, you will be informed on the issues that impact women, receive updates about events geared towards leadership development and community outreach, and meet other college women to help and support you. Participating in campus organizations is crucial for networking and gaining opportunities to achieve your college and career goals. Your participatio

09/29/2021
Podcast
06/02/2021
Podcast

Podcast

Invest with your values. The OurMoneyPower podcast is for womxn to start and manage their money conversations. It’s all about sharing knowledge and investing pro-tips for womxn, by womxn. It’s inspiring, intergenerational and action-oriented.

Work with us
05/04/2021
Work with us

Work with us

Work with IGNITE! Join the team to advance young women’s civic and political leadership across America.

04/21/2021
Dallas Fed Women in Economics - State of Women in Economics

The Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas is hosting two programs to spotlight demographic trends of women in the economics profession and provide a forum to discuss the implications of these trends.

The first event will be a candid conversation for those interested in entering the field of economics on choosing a major, landing the perfect internship and starting a career.
https://web.cvent.com/event/01ac1131-23c0-45c6-95a4-87d4d8fe8c03/summary
The second event of the program brings together community, policy, business, and academic leaders that can help build a better pipeline of women economist.
https://web.cvent.com/event/9dd92570-7141-4c2d-974b-f4b15a09e852/summary

Dallas Fed Women in Economics - State of Women in Economics.

Timeline Photos
03/15/2021

Timeline Photos

✨ Speaker announcement ✨ IGNITE is excited to share that Bushra Amiwala will be speaking at our virtual #YoungWomenRun conference! Bushra Amiwala is the youngest Muslim elected official in the United States. She also holds an elected seat on the Skokie Board of Education as its youngest member.

Register here: https://hubs.ly/H0JcXBY0

03/08/2021

APPLICATIONS OPEN NOW UNTIL APRIL 11!

The Victory Empowerment Fellowship is for LGBTQ leaders of color and/or transgender leaders who seek to expand their campaign skills and policy-making power and join a strong cohort of movement leaders from across the country. The Victory Empowerment Fellowship consists of three key components provided by the Victory Institute – the Candidate & Campaign Training, International LGBTQ Leaders Conference, and a year-long mentorship program.

https://victoryinstitute.org/programs/victory-empowerment-fellowship/

Upcoming Virtual Event on March 3, 5PM. Register Now: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ignite-your-network-with-movers-and-s...
03/02/2021
IGNITE Your Network With Movers and Shakers SE

Upcoming Virtual Event on March 3, 5PM. Register Now: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ignite-your-network-with-movers-and-shakers-se-tickets-136863760191

IGNITE Your Network with Movers and Shakers is an opportunity for young womxn to connect with mentors as they position themselves to advance their networks and careers.

The mentors we are bringing to the table are truly the movers and shakers of the communities from campaign managers to city council members; our mentors are changing the face of democracy and have created time and their schedules to lift as they climb.

Grab your notebook as we sit down with the Movers and Shakers from the Southeast Region who are excited to share their best career advice.

Register Now! IGNITE the Capitol Texas held on March 24, 2021
03/02/2021
IGNITE the Capitol: Texas

Register Now! IGNITE the Capitol Texas held on March 24, 2021

Join us to show your political power! This includes amplifying your voices and perspectives to advocate for issues you care most about.

10 Black women who weren't in your history books
02/26/2021
10 Black women who weren't in your history books

10 Black women who weren't in your history books

From leading the Civil Rights Movement to creating the foundation for the modern-day GPS, these are 10 Black women who weren’t in your history books.

How to run for office: a five-step guide
10/07/2020
How to run for office: a five-step guide

How to run for office: a five-step guide

Women make up 51% of the population but hold less than a quarter of elected office. The numbers are even lower for women of color. That’s why we need you to run for office and there’s no better time to start than right now. Check out this guide on how to run for office and start on your path to ...

Young voters have historically low voter turnout but 2020 could be the year that all changes. Text IGNITE to 33777 to re...
10/04/2020
Will 2020 Be The Year Of The Young Voter?

Young voters have historically low voter turnout but 2020 could be the year that all changes.

Text IGNITE to 33777 to register to vote so you can show up on election day to #IGNITEtheVote!

https://hubs.la/H0xmTyR0

For decades, turnout among young voters has trailed far behind that of older voters. But could renewed efforts to reach this demographic result in record-level turnouts?

Ignite National
08/13/2020

Ignite National

Join IGNITE, The Female Quotient​ and JPMorgan Chase & Co.​ to talk about making money moves. Happening on Instagram Live on August 17, at 12 pm PT / 3 pm ET. See you there, bosses! #MoneyMonday

Fellowship Op:
08/13/2020

Fellowship Op:

👉 Are you a student?
👉 Do you know a student?

Join Candace's team and apply to our Fellowship Program!

Help elect Candace to be our next Congresswoman! Learn valuable skills and gain amazing experience on what it takes to run a political campaign.

Our Fellows were a huge part of our success in the Runoff. This amazing coalition building is exactly what we need to win in November and flip this seat BLUE! 🔵

Apply here: https://candacefor24.com/intern/

Ignite National
08/13/2020

Ignite National

#BlackWomensEqualPayDay is the day Black women's earnings finally catch up to what white, non-Hispanic men earned LAST YEAR. You can help make a difference by asking Congress to pass the Paycheck Fairness Act.

https://action.aclu.org/petition/pay-fairness-act

The Career Salon, LLC
08/13/2020

The Career Salon, LLC

TODAY is #blackwomensequalpayday

Black Women’s Equal Pay Day is the approximate day a Black woman must work into the new year to make what white non-Hispanic man made at the end of the previous year. Based on ACS Census data, the 2020 wage gap for Black women compared to non-Hispanic white men is $0.62 (cents).

http://www.equalpaytoday.org/black-womens-equal-pay-day

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Apply for the Young Women’s Advisory Council at the Texas Women’s Foundation.
08/13/2020

Apply for the Young Women’s Advisory Council at the Texas Women’s Foundation.

Please help spread the word: Applications are now being accepted (through August 31) for the Young Women's Advisory Council, the centerpiece of our Young Women's Initiative.

This innovative fellowship offers training for women of color ages 17-24 who want to grow their community leadership skills and take an active role in advancing social change. Stipends for meeting attendance and travel assistance are provided to all program participants. Find out more: ➡️ txwf.org/young-womens-initiative/

ATTN Paid Internship Op: Interns will work closely with the Annie’s List team to learn what it takes to elect Texas wome...
08/09/2020
Intern Program - Annie's List

ATTN Paid Internship Op: Interns will work closely with the Annie’s List team to learn what it takes to elect Texas women during the most important election in recent history. They will also have the opportunity to participate in career development workshops, including resume/cover letter writing, networking, and Q&A panels with experienced campaign and political staff.

https://annieslist.com/programs/intern-program/

Annie’s List offers paid positions for young leaders enrolled in college through our internship program. Each semester we interview and hire four to six college students who are interested in the political process and creating better government to work with our team. Our interns have gone on to at...

The Colin Allred for Congress campaign is looking for committed individuals who are passionate about politics and are wi...
08/08/2020
Colin Allred

The Colin Allred for Congress campaign is looking for committed individuals who are passionate about politics and are willing to work hard to help get Colin elected. Campaign Fellows will join the campaign to help us win on Election Day, working closely with the campaign staff and have the opportunity to learn about the political process while on a high-profile, federal campaign.

From climate change to gun violence, young people are at the forefront of conversations on so many critical issues. That's why it's so important to me that young people can get involved in our people-powered campaign.

Join #TeamColin as a fellow here: colinallred.com/fellowship

ATTN:  📢  Internship Op
07/30/2020
Intern with IGNITE

ATTN: 📢 Internship Op

Now accepting internship applications! We welcome applicants who have demonstrated academic excellence, a keen interest in advancing women in politics or desire a career in public service.

REMOTE INTERNSHIP: The Feminist Majority is launching a special digital social media Summer Internship for political and...
05/13/2020

REMOTE INTERNSHIP:
The Feminist Majority is launching a special digital social media Summer Internship for political and social media savvy, and interested students in getting out the Student Vote.

If you have any questions, or need further information, please contact Alice4 at 202-368-0462 or [email protected]; Or Rachel Greenberg at [email protected].

Thanks in advance for any help you can offer.

For Equality,

Alice Cohan
Political Director
Feminist Majority

The Feminist Majority is launching a special digital social media Summer Internship for political and social media savvy, and interested students in getting out the Student Vote.

If you have any questions, or need further information, please contact Alice4 at 202-368-0462 or [email protected]; Or Rachel Greenberg at [email protected].

Thanks in advance for any help you can offer.

For Equality,

Alice Cohan
Political Director
Feminist Majority

Everyone is welcomed to join us on Wednesday, May 6 at 5 p.m. CST for an online event celebrating AAPI Heritage Month. I...
05/03/2020
Celebrating Asian Pacific Heritage Month

Everyone is welcomed to join us on Wednesday, May 6 at 5 p.m. CST for an online event celebrating AAPI Heritage Month. Ignite National will host a conversation with AAPI women in politics. AAPI includes an extremely diverse group of people that is beginning to realized their political potential. It will be a great opportunity to show support and see AAPI women lead in their respective fields.

Sadaf Haq (candidate for Frisco, Texas City Council) will be on the panel along with the following women:

Keynote Speaker:
Madalene Mielke, President and CEO of the Asian Pacific American Institute of Congressional Studies

Panelists:
Stephanie Chang, Member of Michigan State Senate
Sadaf Haq, Candidate for Frisco (Texas) City Council
Linh Nguyen, Director of Coalitions for Cory Booker 2020

May is Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, and we are celebrating by hosting an incredible conversation with AAPI Women in Politics.

03/09/2020

March 10th
GENERAL BODY MEETING
S-220
12:30-1:30

03/09/2020

Mar 10th
IGNITE GENERAL BODY MEETING
12:30-1:30pm
S-220
March is Women's History Month.
In addition to a discussion about women in leadership, we will
discuss upcoming events and opportunities!
Everyone is welcomed to attend.
Bring a friend!

Make sure to fill-out the US 2020 Census! It’s coming soon!
03/06/2020

Make sure to fill-out the US 2020 Census! It’s coming soon!

On April 1st , everyone living in your household needs to get counted as part of the 2020 Census.

An accurate count determines how federal funding is distributed for clinics, schools, roads, and other programs that improve our community.

You can complete the census questionnaire online, by phone or by mail.

Visit 2020census.gov to get counted!

College students and high school students! Are you interested in public issues and leadership? Interested in learning fr...
03/03/2020
Indian American Coalition of Texas IACT

College students and high school students! Are you interested in public issues and leadership? Interested in learning from elected officials and other policy leaders in an acclaimed and engaging summer internship program?

The APAPA-ATC/IACT Texas Capitol Summer Internship Program in Austin, TX, is designed to transform current and future college students into future leaders in the State of Texas. This program provides an opportunity for students to develop their leadership skills, gain public policy experience, and become civically engaged.

Apply today at link below! Deadline March 14, 2020.

https://iactexas.org/apapa-iact-texas-capitol-summer-internship-program/

College/graduate school students and high school seniors! Are you interested in public issues and leadership? Interested in learning from elected officials and other policy leaders in an acclaimed and engaging summer internship program?

The APAPA-ATC/IACT Texas Capitol Summer Internship Program in Austin, TX, is designed to transform current and future college students into future leaders in the State of Texas. This program provides an opportunity for students to develop their leadership skills, gain public policy experience, and become civically engaged.

Apply today at link below! Deadline March 14, 2020.

https://iactexas.org/apapa-iact-texas-capitol-summer-internship-program/

Attention all voters registered in Dallas County, you can vote at any Dallas County Location today! You can stop by Broo...
03/03/2020

Attention all voters registered in Dallas County, you can vote at any Dallas County Location today! You can stop by Brookhaven College W-Building to vote in today’s Super Tuesday election!

Other Location:
Rep. Primary:https://www.dallascountyvotes.org/wp-content/uploads/WEB-REP-Election-Day-Polling-Locations-3.pdf

Dem. Primary:https://www.dallascountyvotes.org/wp-content/uploads/WEB-REP-Election-Day-Polling-Locations-3.pdf

Ignite National
03/02/2020

Ignite National

IGNITE is looking for young women from across the ideological spectrum who are motivated, have organizing experience on college campuses and a track record of building new initiatives. Learn more and apply to the 2020/2021 paid Fellowship: https://www.ignitenational.org/fellowships

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