As a student you are finding your voice and might find how good it feels to be able to campaign. You are certainly in the right position to hold people and governments accountable. You might find that you are surrounded by likeminded individuals that share the same desires and have the same needs as you do. Make sure that make the most of this exciting time and voice your opinion. It is sometimes hard to decide where to begin if you are looking at launching a campaign. You could join existing campaigns or movements but trying to launch your own is an exciting and awakening experience. The first thing to remember is to stay on track. Click here to take a look at some of the most successful student campaigns that have been launched.
First of all you need to find your focus in other words find something that you feel passionate about. You need to know what you are campaigning for and what you would like to change in this big world of ours. You really need to care about what you are campaigning for to make it a successful step in your life. If your target is animals, politics etc. make sure that you find the right audience to support you and perhaps volunteer and get involved with you. You need to apply pressure to the right authorities and your protests needs to be interactive but safe and respectful. Going in guns blazing has never benefited anyone and breaking the law is definitely not in your best interest. Take a look at Philadelphia 3.0 for inspiration on how any political matter or campaign should be handled. Make time to do research and take advice from these individuals that make it their business to be informed about political matters in Philadelphia
If you want to dress up as a bunny and campaign in front of the biology building to free the animals that are held there make sure that you have your facts right and that you are making valid arguments. Understand that you are going to be opposed and that your opposition will do everything they possibly can to make the fight difficult for you. By being informed you will make your argument so much stronger. Get the right support from the beginning so that your word will always be shared and you will gain more support while you are running. Click here to read more about speaking in public. This is going to be a necessary thing to do because you need to have a voice online and in person. If you need to raise funds for the cause you are supporting you should find creative ways to get the financial support you need. Make it fun for people to contribute to your cause. Petitions are also a fantastic way to get support and will make your campaign a lot stronger. If people share their opinion and agree with your ideals you might find it easier to reach those that aren’t involved.