To promote civic participation by using technology to reduce the barriers between communities and government.
Connecting communities to local governments
Giving everyone a voice and platform to hear and be heard
Encouraging civic engagement and raising awareness of how tax dollars are spent
BECAUSE LOCAL MATTERS
Federal elections are important. But it's your local government that has a huge influence on your daily life. Roads. Quality schools. Property taxes. The conduct of law enforcement. All are directed at the local level. Engage Local Change wants to raise awareness of what's happening on the ground in your community. Even more, we want you to get more involved in your local government because it's where big change begins.
of Americans can't name their governor
can't name a legislator in their state
the structure of their state legislature
Has a very real and lasting impact on our daily lives
Our elected officials should reflect the diversity of the districts they represent.
Underserved communities need greater access to positions in government.
WOMEN AS PERCENTAGE OF US POPULATION
WOMEN AS A PERCENTAGE OF U.S. CONGRESS
MINORITIES AS A PERCENTAGE OF U.S. POPULATION
MINORITIES AS A PERCENTAGE OF U.S. ELECTED OFFICIALS
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