Written by Harry S. Pozycki, Founder and Chairman of The Citizens Campaign, this manual is your how-to guide on getting results in government and politics.
Learn Where the Power Is
The Citizens' Manual identifies and describes the four power centers of local government: The Mayor & Council, The Planning Board, The School Board, and the Political Parties.
Learn Your Legal Rights
The Citizens' Manual lists every legal right that a citizen has to operate the power levers of the local government power centers, including your right to know and your right to participate.
Learn the Power of the No Blame Strategy
The Citizens' Manual teaches you how to develop a constructive proposal that is ready for adoption and how to craft a respectful presentation and political strategy that will get you results on issues you care about.
"The Citizens' Manual charts the course to constructive citizenship and the fulfillment that comes with it." - Thomas H. Kean, Sr. , Former Chair 9/11 Commission, Former Governor, State of New Jersey
"Harry S. Pozycki has written a very timely and important citizens' handbook. Most Americans never get around to participating in government or politics. Many would like to participate, but say they dont know how or where to begin. By telling people in simple, practical terms how to get involved in shaping government decisions in their hometowns and beyond, The Citizens' Manual meets the need and makes an invaluable contribution toward a revitalized American democracy." - Derek Bok, President Emeritus, Harvard University
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