Samara is a non-partisan charitable organization that improves political and civic engagement in Canada. It is among the country's foremost organizations dedicated to reconnecting citizens to politics. www.samaracanada.com
The City of Hamilton has given $1 million to the community! It's up to you to decide how it's spent. Come out on the following Wednesday nights from 7:30 to 9pm: May 15, 22, and 29. There's a meeting place near you!
And the winning projects are... Posted April 8, 2013
What a weekend! Yesterday, we wrapped up our second Participatory Budgeting vote - the culmination of a process that empowers New Yorkers to decide how tax dollars are spent on projects in their neighborhoods.
Despite Canada’s standing as one of the world’s great democracies, mounting evidence indicates that citizens, as well as MPs, are increasingly dissatisfied with the ability of Parliament to serve Canadians and tackle the public challenges that confront us.
March 11 is the early registration deadline for the Dialogue, Deliberation and Public Engagement, or DDPE, noncredit certificate program. Kansas State University's Institute for Civic Discourse and Democracy and Division of Continuing Education are offering this professional development program focused on making wise choices for public engagement.