Citizen Action Monitor

“Most of us don’t seem to like politics very much,” concludes CBC National News feature story

Is politics in Canada broken? No 1452 Posted by fw, September 18, 2015 “We’re frequently disappointed with our politicians, but some of that might be our fault. In 2011, just 61 … Continue reading

September 18, 2015

Bold gutsy action planning tips: Pt 4 of 4 – How to advocate for voting reform and democracy renewal

No 812 Posted by fw, July 17, 2013 In Part 3, Give the Media What They Want, Dave offered three tips on how to exploit what is potentially your group’s … Continue reading

July 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

Bold gutsy action planning tips: Pt 3 of 4 – How to give the media what they want

No 811 Posted by fw, July 17, 2013 “We often go into media outreach thinking: How do I get them to cover me? As if they’re offering us something and … Continue reading

July 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

Bold gutsy action planning tips: Pt 2 of 4 – How to empower your team members

No 810 Posted by fw, July 17, 2013 “They [Toronto Cyclists Union] have on their website: ‘Join the bike union so we can advocate on your behalf.’ I think that’s … Continue reading

July 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

Bold gutsy action planning tips: Pt 1 of 4 – How to attract more members to your team

Video — Toronto artist and organizer Dave Meslin will dazzle you with his innovative ideas No 809 Posted by fw, July 17, 2013 “How do we reach beyond the people … Continue reading

July 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

Seven obstacles that discourage people from trying to make a difference in their communities

Public disengagement is reinforced by a complex web of cultural barriers No 807 Posted by fw, July 12, 2013 “As long as we believe that people, our own neighbours, are … Continue reading

July 12, 2013 · Leave a comment