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Patricia A. O'Malley

Social Policy & Programs Consulting

Training and Services for agencies working toward social and economic justice































































































Patricia A. O'Malley
Social Policy & Programs Consulting    ~    Community Matters
P.O. Box 97803    ~    Pittsburgh, PA  15227   ~    412-310-4886    ~    info@patomalley-consulting.com
Copyright Patricia A. O'Malley    ~    All rights reserved
Established 1993

  1. 2016 Allegheny County Voting Information

  2. The 115th Congress is Open for Business

  3. Accused Terrorists Should be Tried as Civilians

  4. Activist Supreme Court Judges Created Their Own Power

  5. American Education: We Need Higher Standards

  6. ​The American Terrorists

  7. America's Police Problem:  Cause and Cure

  8. An Overview of American Political Parties

  9. Appreciate Your Bill of Rights

  10. Are You a Patriot?

  11. Beware the Politics of Distraction

  12. Brentwood Community Celebration was a Great Success

  13. Brentwood Officials are Still Covering Up Police Crimes

  14. Caucuses and Primaries

  15. Celebrate National Women's Equality Day

  16. Celebrate the United Nations

  17. The Common Culprit in America's Multiple National Crises

  18. Community Benefits Agreements

  19. Congressional Leadership Positions and Roles

  20. Discover What's Not in the Constitution

  21. Disrupting and Resisting the G-20

  22. Does the U.S. Constitution Still Matter?

  23. Executive Orders and the U.S. Constitution

  24. ​The Federal Budget Process Never Ends

  25. Food Stamp Program: Myths, Facts, and History
  26. Free Speech:  Myths and Facts

  27. Government Wage Standards Have a Long History

  28. G-20 Leaders Have a Moral Responsibility

  29. Government 101: Take the Plunge

  30. How a Federal Government Shutdown Affects You

  31. How Does the Electoral College Work

  32. How Much Do You Know About Your Government?

  33. How to Become President of the United States

  34. If You Want Peace, Work for Justice

  35. Impeachment:  Myths, Facts, and History

  36. It's Easy to Find Government Information

  37. Join the 2015 Labor Day Parade

  38. Juries in America: Myths and Facts

  39. Make Sure You're Registered to vote​

  40. Marriage Equality:  Myths and Facts

  41. May Day:  History and Politics

  42. Meet Your Federal Bureaucracy

  43. Mourn for the Dead. And Fight Like Hell for the Living

  44. ​​Nationwide Grassroots Project Will Amend U.S. Constitution to End Corporate Power in Elections

  45. Nonprofit Organizations Should be Tax-Exempt

  46. Party Conventions and Delegates

  47. Petitions Don't Guarantee Success

  48. Random Thoughts: Volume One

  49. Random Thoughts:  Volume Four

  50. Random Thoughts: Volume Five

  51. Random Thoughts: Volume Six

  52. Read the Declaration of Independence

  53. Right to Work is a Scam

  54. Secession, the U.S. Constitution, and the Consequences

  55. The Second Amendment, Mental Illness, and Other Observations on the Tucson Tragedy

  56. ​Separation of Church and State: Myths and Facts

  57. Standing and Pledging: Style Versus Substance

  58. State of the Union Address 2016: Myths and Facts

  59. Supreme Court Spectacle Illustrates the Nomination Process

  60. The Ten Biggest Lies in America

  61. This is What's Wrong With Republican Tax Policy

  62. Unemployment Compensation: Myths and Facts

  63. Understand Political Polling

  64. Voting in America:  Myths and Facts

  65. Welcome Your Rosa Parks Moment

  66. We Must Change the Way We Handle Disasters

  67. What Does the President Do?

  68. What is Public Policy?

  69. What is the Constitution Anyway?​

  70. What the Triangle Factory Fire Did For Us

  71. Who Should Provide Social Services?

  72. Why Does Congress Take a Five Week "Vacation"?

  73. Why We Need More Lobbyists​

  74. You Can Influence Government Regulations