Social Policy & Programs Consulting
Training and Services for agencies working toward social and economic justice
Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed people can change the world.
Indeed, it's the only thing that ever has.
American politics are in turmoil
because most Americans
how their government works.
Those who understand how government works know how to influence it.
Pat uses the U.S. Constitution and
current events to teach
American government – civics.
She doesn't report the news.
She explains it.
You can read Community Matters
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 nonprofit organizations since the 1980s.
Pat teaches American government – civics – through her online column,
"Community Matters" and in classroom settings.
Civics and Government Instruction
Courses, available for your staff, members, clients, and the public:
Civics 101: American Government and Public Participation.
It's not your boring middle school civics class.
Topics in American Public Discourse.
Go behind the headlines to learn about ten important topics
facing Americans today.
Lobbying: How to Influence Your Government.
If the 99 percent lobbied more,
the one percent would have less power.
Contact Pat to schedule classes for your organization.
Patricia A. O'Malley
Social Policy & Programs Consulting ~ Community Matters
P.O. Box 97803 ~ Pittsburgh, PA 15227 ~ 412-310-4886 ~ email@example.com
Copyright Patricia A. O'Malley ~ All rights reserved
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