Would you be
willing to negotiate a higher starting salary or ask for a raise? Does your
school offer career services that include building this skill? Does your school
have a speech and/or debate team? Would joining strengthen your advocacy
How is housework
and paid work divided in your household or the household in which you grew up?
If you think the work is divided unfairly, do you think you could
constructively raise the issue?
Where is the
clothing in your campus bookstore made (all clothing must contain a label)? Can
you tell if it was made in “no sweat” conditions (where workers are paid a
living wage)? Does your campus sell “fair trade” products like coffee? Is there
a no sweat or fair trade campaign on your campus?