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Government and Bureaucracy
Pat O'Malley is a freelance writer, civics and government instructor, and consultant for nonprofit organizations.
With a background in business, economics, and politics, she's worked as a social service provider, advocate, and lobbyist for nonprofits since the 1980s.
Pat teaches American government– civics – through her online column, "Community Matters" and in classroom settings.
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American politics are in turmoil because most Americans don't understand how their government works.
Those who understand how government works know how to influence it.
Through Community Matters, Pat O'Malley uses the U.S. Constitution and current events to teach American government – civics.
She explains the history, rationale, policies, and procedures shaping government operations.
She doesn't report the news.
She explains it.
You can read Community Matters at
Civics and Government Instruction
Pat offers three courses, available for your
staff, members, clients, and the
- How to Influence Your
If the 99 percent lobbied more, the one percent would have
Contact Pat to schedule classes for your
that a small group
can change the world.
it's the only thing
that ever has.
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