Harry Pozycki’s op-ed: Pay-to-Play laws more critical than ever

The Citizens Campaign enlisted citizen leaders in securing the adoption of pay-to-play protections in their hometowns and counties, creating a bottom-up movement that led to New Jersey adopting a strong state-level Pay-to-Play reform law. Now that the federal infrastructure bill has made funds available, to ensure that the money is spent well, we need to keep these pay-to-play […]

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3 time Super Bowl champ says we can win big for team Democracy

Bart Oates, 3-time Super Bowl champ and president of the NFL Alumni, writes: “in the case of strengthening our democracy and solving our problems, it is not enough to just watch. We need all citizens to get off the sidelines and into the game. That is why NFL Alumni is partnering with The Citizens Campaign in its development of The […]

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Hagerstown Community College partners with The Citizens Campaign

Michael D. Garcia of the Herald-Mail writes that “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 despite their political differences. The “Leadership/No Blame Problem Solving” course was originally offered for free in fall 2021 through the […]

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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!

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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Philadelphia Civic Trust Unveils “Share the Power” Campaign

The Philadelphia Civic Trust on June 17 announced its “Share the Power” Campaign designed to give all interested Philadelphians the know-how to become problem-solvers, participating effectively in public issues beyond the ballot by advancing solutions to the challenges facing the city and our nation. In doing so, Philadelphia Trustees are helping to heal the divisions […]

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Perth Amboy Civic Trust, Frontline Youth and The Citizens’ Campaign Tout the Passage of the Citizen’s Public Safety Advisory Board

The Citizen’s Public Safety Advisory Board is designed to build mutual respect between the police and the community by ensuring de-escalation training and other de-escalation policies are brought to the attention of the City’s leadership.  Evidence shows that its establishment will help to reduce avoidable incidents and injuries for Perth Amboy residents and police officers […]

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