Encino, Calif., October 15, 2014 -- The Investigative News Network has announced eight winners of the second round of its INNovation Fund grants, for a total of $226,020. The fund was established with the support of the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation to spur business innovation and experimentation in nonprofit newsrooms that are focused on audience engagement and long-term sustainability.
For the fifth year in a row New Jersey Department of Community Affairs has released it Best Practice Checklist for government efficiency and cost-effectiveness - and several of The Citizens Campaign menu of solutions make the list!
This opinion piece was originally published by the Times of Trenton on Friday, August 22, 2014. During Trenton’s municipal election, The Citizens Campaign hosted a forum focused on education and provided a unique opportunity to hear from the candidates and the residents on how we can better empower our youth.
The Citizens Campaign launched a city-wide survey this week to help the Perth Amboy School District create a community-based Student Code of Excellence. Residents, teachers, business owners and others who live or work in Perth Amboy have until August 29 to fill out the Community Code of Excellence Survey to provide feedback on how the district should handle misbehavior in its schools.
I am seeking twenty dedicated individuals who are passionate about their community and willing to make a one-year commitment to tell the story of civic innovation in their city.