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Engage the community to solve COVID-19 challenges

Harry Pozycki | My Central Jersey

As we move into the next phase of the battle to defeat COVID-19 and reclaim our public lives, we need to mount bottom-up plans of action. We must draw on our community spirit and our community resources and, most importantly, our local knowledge in navigating the complicated path forward when we replace short-term sheltering-in-place with […]


Level up your citizen power with 1Huddle

1Huddle and The Citizens Campaign are partnering to create training games for citizen leadership skills It’s not easy to learn how every part of local government works, or how to develop a new policy. Take the online Citizen Leadership Training course, and you will get the basic skills and know-how to get started, with a leadership training manual to refer to as you practice our proven No-Blame Problem Solving […]

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Chicago launches a Citizen Leadership Center

Harold Washington College Student President comments on new Citizen Leadership Center “Being involved in local government is super important. I think students don’t realize the power that they have as individuals with their voice to be able to get involved with these issues and figure out a solution, and encourage their aldermen or their other […]

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CCC’s Harold Washington College named a Citizen Leadership Center by The Citizens Campaign, and just in time to celebrate our first Black Mayor’s 100th birthday!

Crusader Staff | Chicago Crusader

By Crusader Staff Recently, The Citizens Campaign announced the establishment of 10 Citizen Leadership Centers based primarily at community colleges around the nation. The Leadership Centers aim to give citizens the tools and know-how to exercise their power beyond the ballot, equipping them with the pragmatic, problem solving skills needed to work together. The initiative’s first wave […]

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