Civic activism

Civic Activism

Involve was commissioned by the Building Change Trust to collect examples of tools and methods that can be used by civil society organisations to enable and support civic activism (i.e. involving citizens in decision making processes).

These tools, methods and case studies have been published in the Civic Activism Toolkit.

The latest

Democracy Day @ Imagine!

Blog February 16, 2017 – Tim Hughes

As part of the Northern Ireland Civic Activism programme, we are supporting The Building Change Trust's Democracy Day - a day long programme of events at the Belfast Imagine Festival on democracy in Northern Ireland. When: 24th March…

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A new age of party politics?

Blog June 10, 2015 – Sonia Bussu

One thing seems clear about party politics: where there is an issue of trust in politicians, the overall vote share of mainstream parties and voter turnout have consistently declined. See for instance Spain, Greece, or…

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Civic Activism Toolkit

Publications January 23, 2015 – Tim Hughes

Civic Activism is: “…the social norms, organisations, and practices which facilitate greater citizen involvement in public policies and decisions. These include access to civic associations, participation in the media, and the means to participate in…

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Tools for civic activism

June 13, 2014 – Tim Hughes

Involve has been commissioned by the Building Change Trust to collect examples of tools and methods that can be used by civil society organisations to enable and support civic activism (i.e. involving citizens in decision making processes).…

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Civic Activism Tools & Methods: Help needed

Blog June 11, 2014 – Tim Hughes

Involve and the Building Change Trust are collecting examples of tools and methods that can be used by civil society organisations to enable and support civic activism (i.e. involving citizens in decision making processes). We need your help.…

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