Citizen Participation in Government

  • Examine the role of civil society in the United States, how it affects policies and interacts with federal, state, and local governments;
  • Learn about regulations governing civil society organizations in the United States;
  • Explore how NGOs carry out organizational capacity-building and internal development programs;
  • Examine how NGOs coordinate among each other and across sectors;
  • Explore how government officials respond to constituents' needs,
  • Consider the role of volunteerism and civic participation in the U.S.; and
  • Explore the role of lobbyists in the U.S. and the methods they use.

Project summary

Citizen Participation in Government
Number of Visitors: 3
Regions: East Asia and Pacific
Countries: China
Impact Areas: Civic Engagement
Program Areas: Exchanges
Partners: NGOs