Archive for April, 2011

Why isn’t anyone listening to me? How to get elected officials to listen.

Feeling like elected officials are not listening to the people that elected them into office or live in their district can feel very frustrating for those constituents. Many people give up and no longer want to participate in government not knowing the many reasons why constituents voices may be seem to go unheard in the political process.

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How to host a successful community event.

Community events like a neighborhood crime watch meeting, a block party , or other neighborhood meetings take an important part in creating a feeling of community. Community members look out for one another, come together for fellowship and on occasion to solve a problem the community faces together.

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Don’t be enraged get engaged

If you ask many people all over the world how they feel about their government at this time, if they don’t fear for their safety many will tell you they are pissed off. Or some form of the term. Very few are pleased, and even fewer feel that they are being heard or fairly represented. Now to some extent this is a disconnect with the government entities and corporate citizenry of their locale however that is not the whole story.

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Civic Engagement Tool Bag

Exploring your local political landscape is like any great adventure you need tools for survival and success.

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The world is run by those who show up… to the polls.

Voting is a powerful tool of civic engagement that is woefully underutilized in the democratic process. What you don’t know about voting might surprise you.

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