If you fear for women’s rights, for the future of the environment, and for the rights of the LGBTQ and want to fight back against Trump administration policies, listen to Senator Cory Booker who tells you how.
Leave it to New Jersey Senator Cory Booker, 48, to give us advice on how to effectively oppose Trump policies that you don’t agree with. The Democratic senator, who has served in the role since 2013, gave some tips for young women and men to live by for the next four years, to ensure America continues to grow and prosper as a free, democratic society.
“You manifest your politics best, not just through political action, but through service to others. So, if you have things that you care about, don’t just call your Congressperson about them, be about them,” Sen. Booker told HollywoodLife.com EXCLUSIVELY at Variety‘s Power of Women event at Cipriani in New York City. “If you’re concerned about the homeless, definitely call and lobby and let people know, but go out and volunteer, too. I’ve learned in my life that the more that I’ve given, the more that I’ve received and this is a balanced universe in many ways, and the world will not change unless you do.” Wow, that is some amazing advice!
Sen. Booker shared that many people get discouraged because they don’t think they can do enough to change the world, but, he argues, “they forget that they can be the world of change to one person or two people.” Cory has been extremely outspoken since Trump’s election in November 2016. He campaigned heavily for Hillary Clinton and was even rumored to be on her shortlist for vice presidential pick. He has since been extremely outspoken against the current administration, both in Congress and on Twitter.
As Booker continues to lead by example, he left HollywoodLifers with this piece of advice: “For me, American greatness has always been about service to one another or service to each other, helping somebody else, making the American dream more expansive and more inclusive.” We couldn’t agree more!
HollywoodLifers, are you going to take Sen. Booker’s words to heart and apply them to your everyday life? Let us know!