Governor Christie Todd Whitman Takes The Civic Pledge

Governor Christine Todd-Whitman took The Citizens Campaign’s Civic Pledge at her home last week, adding to the growing list of Pledge takers who want to leave their country and community better than they found them. The former Governor asked all New Jerseyans to join her in forging a path to fixing broken government and pledging […]

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NEW JERSEY STATE BOARD OF ED PRAISES SOLUTIONS CIVICS

In light of the recent presidential campaign many were left wondering what happened to our democratic standards. The Citizens Campaign provided part of the answer at a hearing before the New Jersey Board of Education. Brian Rock, a noted civics education leader, and Harry Pozycki, founder of The Citizens Campaign, presented a Solutions Civics curriculum […]

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GOVERNOR TOM KEAN TAKES THE PLEDGE

The Civic Pledge continues to inspire citizens of all backgrounds with the recent endorsement from former New Jersey Governor Tom Kean. Governor Kean took the pledge at Liberty House in Jersey City, alongside former Governor James Florio, encouraging citizens to get involved in their communities. “If you get involved in a meaningful way, you’re going […]

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PERTH AMBOY TRUSTEES ELECTED TO SCHOOL BOARD AND CITY COUNCIL

(From left: Perth Amboy Trustee alumni Jelmin Caba, Tashi Vasquez, and Junior Iglesia) The Perth Amboy Civic Trust celebrated the election of four alumni to the Perth Amboy Board of Education and City Council at their monthly Trust meeting on November 16th. Randy Convery (not pictured), Tashi Vasquez, and Junior Iglesia won seats on the Perth […]

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PHOTO HIGHLIGHTS OF GOVERNORS TAKING THE CIVIC PLEDGE

Governors Tom Kean and Jim Florio, and civic rights leader Edith Savage-Jennings became the most recent high-profile Civic Pledge takers at Liberty House in Jersey City on Tuesday, Oct. 11. The event was widely attended by supporters of The Citizens Campaign. Governor Tom Kean said, “To repair our democracy and restore the fraying connection between […]

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CIVIC TRUSTS LAUNCH TRUST FACEBOOK PAGES

  The Newark, Perth Amboy, and Trenton Civic Trusts have launched Trust-specific Facebook pages to chronicle the progress of the Trusts. The Pages will highlight successes and progress made in the Trusts and will serve as means for city residents to comment on and share the news of the Trust. Pages will be administered by […]

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THE CIVIC CHALLENGE FEATURED IN THE COURIER-POST

The Courier-Post published an oped by The Citizens Campaign Founder Harry Pozycki in the Sunday, Oct. 23rd issues. In it, Pozycki explains the principles of the pledge and the power behind it. “This bottom-up approach is the only way out of the rut of rigid ideology, blame-game politics and the governing problems they create. Progress […]

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GOVERNORS TAKING PLEDGE FEATURED ON NJ 101.5

Coverage of Governors Tom Kean and Jim Florio was featured on radio station New Jersey 101.5 by reporter David Matthau. He emphasized the bi-partisan nature of this major event in the Campaign. “Kean, a Republican, said he’s taken the Civic Pledge and he’s encouraging all Garden State residents to do so as well because our […]

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THE HOME NEWS TRIBUNE FEATURES FRONT-PAGE STORY ABOUT THE CIVIC PLEDGE

Perth Amboy-area newspaper the Home New Tribune covered Governors Tom Kean and Jim Florio taking The Civic Pledge with a front-page story in the Thursday, Oct 13 issue. Perth Amboy Civic Trustees were in attendance to witness two of the most high-profile public figures in New Jersey take The Civic Pledge in front of a […]

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