Participatory budgeting allows residents of a city to work with local government to decide how their tax dollars are being spent.
NC Justice Center works to ensure every NC household has access to resources, services and fairness to achieve economic security.
Common Cause Education Fund of NC is dedicated to encouraging citizen participation in democracy.
A look at how ZSR grantees in the Asheville area represent a cross-section of strategies to strengthen democracy at the local level.
Program Officer Joy Vermillion Heinsohn discusses how changes to voter laws could impact younger adults.
Former ZSR Fellow Allie Yee examines the emergence of nonprofit media in North Carolina.
Nonprofit VOTE provides nonprofits with online tools to encourage more people to become active participants in the civic process.
Center for Participatory Change (CPC) works to strengthen grassroots capacity, build collective power, and create equity in Western North Carolina. With assistance from CPC, Green Muse - a worker-owned cleaning cooperative in Western NC - continues to grow into a strong, sustainable organization that is poised to expand.
Understanding changes to voting requirements and poll information so all North Carolinians can be informed voters and citizens.