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As you look around your community and talk with your neighbors, you’ve probably become aware of various needs that you would like to see addressed. There are a number of different ways to address these, some of which are discussed in other Nabz-Iran online courses Service Delivery Monitoring: How...
An important component of a well-functioning and responsive government is transparent and accountable budgeting. Budget monitoring initiatives can rally citizens around a cause that has the potential for very real and tangible results, such as an increase in funding for public services and...
There are many ways to address community needs, whether through awareness-raising, fundraising or just by doing it yourself. Sometimes these approaches work, but many times, the only way to ensure that the government takes responsibility for creating long-term, sustainable solutions to community...
Introduction At a time when information is readily available through the Internet and social media, the ability to distinguish between what is credible and trustworthy and what is propaganda is vital for anyone trying to engage in meaningful debate on political and policy reform. As citizen...
Any type of meaningful political or policy reform requires convincing a majority of people that change is good and desirable. Communicating persuasive arguments is one of the most important things you’ll do to convince others that change is right for them individually and for society as a whole....
IntroductionThink about your community. What functions well? What improvements would you like to see? How would your neighbors, family and friends answer those questions? We know that the government is responsible for providing basic services to citizens, like education, healthcare and roads. But...