CIVITAS International hs established an international Advocacy Campaign for the institution of the eight "Action Steps" necessary for adequate civic education, including a K-12 curriculum, teacher training, and classroom materials that support education for democracy, as well as the development of a professional civic educators association, and the capacity to evaluate student progress.

The Nonprofit Lobbying Guide demonstrates the many ways nonprofits can use lobbying to advance their causes in federal, state and local legislatures. Author Bob Smucker draws upon his more than 25 years of experience as a lobbyist for charitable organizations to give a jargon-free explanation of the laws governing lobbying limits, lobbying with private foundation and corporate grants, reporting to the IRS, and education efforts during a political campaign.

Please sign the petition on behalf of AAU Students, and Professor Mesfin Wolde Mariam and Dr. Berhanu Nega. A world wide hunger strike is being organized in solidarity with the hunger strike of Professor Mesfin Wolde Mariam and Dr. Berhanou Nega. Please stay tuned for further instructions. Please go immidiately to the following webpage to express your concern on the situation at AAU, of EHRCO and the state of Ethiopia.

Paper from Hakikazi - Local Catalysts in Tanzania.

Charity Lobbying in the Public Interest is working to dispel the myths that lobbying by charities is unimportant, inappropriate, or illegal by providing information on the important role of lobbying in achieving an organization's mission. Please visit the areas below for detailed information on why lobbying is important, lobbying laws for organizations, how to lobby, and motivating others to lobby.

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