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 ~ firstname.lastname@example.org
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April 1 is Census Day. Be ready.
What is the Constitution Anyway?
And why do our schools teach it wrong?
What the media won't tell you.
It's a guaranteed disaster.
Watch your government on real reality TV
And remember the prisoners at the border.
Where Do Our Laws Come From?
The Legislative Process
Our schools are supposed to teach this stuff, but they don't want you to know it.
Understanding Your Income Tax Return
Our Schools Need to Teach This Stuff.
How a Federal Government Shutdown Affects You
Here we go again.
Donald Trump Threatens to Shutdown the Government
What happens when he tries to take his toys and go home
What Does the President Do?
Our Schools are Supposed to Teach This, But They Don't Want You to Know It.
Defective Teaching Methods Produce American Political Ignorance
What’s wrong with our civics education and how to fix it.
You Can Influence Government Regulations
The Republicans are governing by fantasy.
Petitions Don't Guarantee Success
What makes a proper petition? And are they useful?
Stuff That Isn't True
Forty Myths About American Government
The Postal Service Is Not a GOP Target
Congressional Republicans Just Want You to Think It Is.
How Much Do You Know About Your Government?
Take the Community Matters Civics Quiz
There are three levels of government:
Federal, state, and local.
These essays discuss assorted topics relating to your government.