POGO Releases its Baker’s Dozen & Nominations Open for $10k Award
Posted by on March 08, 2019 at 3:48 PM
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When I found out that POGO had released its “Baker’s Dozen,” my sweet tooth perked up its metaphorical ears. I was disappointed to find out it had nothing to do with food….but that disappointment went away (mostly) when I found out what the Baker’s Dozen actually was -- a collection of legislative recommendations to combat waste and corruption in Washington, D.C. You can watch POGO’s Liz Hempowicz give an overview of the report, which cover 13 policy areas (hence the name), by clicking here.
Meanwhile, Everyday Democracy wants to recognize and reward individuals who have meaningfully changed their community. Nominations are open for the Paul and Joyce Leadership in Democracy Award, which is annually awarded to an individual or organization whose work inspires and lifts us. Entries for the award -- which comes with a $10,000 prize -- are due April 15, 2019.
Other important news:
- Participatory Budgeting Project is looking to hire
- The Center for Election Science received a $1.8 million grant to promote Approval Voting
- Philip Howard, the founder of Common Good, just released a book titled “Try Common Sense”
As always, thank you for your support.
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Bridge Alliance Members in the News:
Take Back Our Republic - The Auburn Plainsman - Organization aims for political reform
Center for Civic Design - Tampa Bay Times - Bad ballot design changed Florida's 2018 Election. Why does this keep happening?"
Participatory Budgeting Project - Peninsula Daily News - Jefferson Healthcare, Chimacum Schools aim to match grant for participatory budgeting