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Our Members - Facilitating Citizen / Government Interaction

18 Total Orgs (members by category)

Better governance requires an active citizenry at the local, state, and federal levels. These members are working to create and support the next generation of technological, organizational, and informational systems needed to empower citizens to stay involved with their government and make their priorities known.

  • America Indivisible is a coalition effort to address bigotry against members of Muslim communities and those who appear to be Muslim from Black, Arab, Sikh, and South Asian American communities by reinforcing the American values of equality, pluralism, and strength through diversity.

  • We make it easy to find bills and then share them. We strive to make complicated legislative information as accessible as possible. Search results from all states and Congress are presented in an easy-to-understand grid that includes links to more detailed information. We present bills in the same format across all states. We also provide full contact details for all current legislators to encourage citizens to get involved.

  • The Center for New Democratic Processes is a nonpartisan civic engagement and policy research organization whose mission is to strengthen democracy by partnering with individuals, communities, and institutions to design and implement informed, innovative, and democratic processes to address today’s toughest challenges. 

  • Cities of Service is a nonprofit organization that helps mayors build stronger cities by changing the way local government and citizens work together. Our coalition cities tap into citizen insights, skills, and service to identify and solve critical public problems

  • Citizen University works with a national array of partners to help Americans cultivate the values, systems knowledge, and skills of effective citizenship. 

  • CMF revitalizes Congress as an institution, working inside and outside Congress to foster a deliberative, functioning, and accountable legislature. Their work helps Congress and the people they represent engage in a constructive and inclusive dialogue toward a thriving American democracy

  • The purpose of the Davenport Institute is to help solve California's public problems by promoting citizen participation in governance. We work with city governments, special districts, regional governance associations, and non-profit organizations. 

  • Digital Citizen’s mission is to help Americans gain a place, as citizens, among the experts, leaders and pundits who take part in public policy dialogue. Our personal media has combined with mass media to forge a new landscape of participation

  • Everyday Democracy's mission is to help communities talk and work together to create communities that work for everyone. We work directly with local communities, providing advice and training and flexible how-to resources. 

  • GenUnity supports passionate, proximate adults to connect across difference, unpack local issues, and drive positive systems change in their communities.

  • Healthy Democracy is a nonpartisan organization that works to elevate the voice of citizens and to improve political discourse for the benefit of all voters. Our signature program brings groups of citizens together to fairly evaluate ballot questions

  • IssueVoter’s mission is to give everyone an equal voice in our democracy by making civic engagement accessible, efficient, and impactful. 

  • MainStream Nation develops unbiased programming and technology to empower, excite and unite Americans with entertainment and social engagement to meet the political challenges of our time.

  • Mormon Women for Ethical Government's mission is to inspire women of faith to be ambassadors of peace who transcend partisanship and courageously advocate for ethical government.

  • NCoC is dedicated to strengthening civic life in America through Civic Health IndexTM reports, cross-sector conferences, and engagement with individuals and organizations interested in utilizing civic engagement principles and practices. 

  • The Participatory Budgeting Project is an organization that empowers people to decide together how to spend public money. They create and support participatory budgeting processes that deepen democracy and make public budgets more equitable and effective. 

  • PA helps diverse leaders and citizens navigate divisive, complex issues and work together to find solutions. Through research and public engagement, we provide the insights, tools and support people need to build common ground and arrive at solutions

  • The Program for Public Consultation (PPC) is part of the School of Public Policy at the University of Maryland. PPC was established to develop the methods and theory of public consultation and to conduct public consultations.