1) Give monetary support.
Donate to an organization. (ex. BlackPac, Higher Heights, local grassroots or national groups that are trying to mobilize black voters)
Volunteer at an organization or for candidates.
There is never an off-year for elections. There are elections happening in 2019.
There are skills that are needed inside organizations (ex. marketing, fundraising).
Some of them do not have the resources to have a dedicated person for those skills.
Sometimes, it's not until you're inside of an organization or volunteering, that you get a deeper understanding of the process and how this system works.)
Many candidates that ran & won in 2018 were regular people. If you feel like you have a voice that should be heard and you want to help your community, then run for office.
There are resources that can help you have a deeper analysis of the candidates.
What are the roles and responsibilities of our city council, mayor, state legislators, governor, and our congress? What does "mid-term" mean?
Understand intervention points in our democracy.
[ex. elections, census, & (redistricting, which comes out of the census)]