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  • Civi calls Congress so you don’t have to
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    Vlad Tchompalov, Creative Commons (2017) ©
CASE STUDY

Civi: a service that outsources civic engagement

Two-thirds of Americans are stressed about the future of their country, but being politically active – from reading bills to contacting Congress – can be confusing and time-consuming. Civi aims to simplify things by letting users have someone call their representative about an issue on their behalf.

Location United States

Scope
Do people have enough time to care about politics? In the US, 45% of workers feel that their job monopolises their entire day, making it difficult to stay up-to-date with political affairs. [1] The lack of engagement is reflected in voter turnout; just 55.7% of the voting-age population cast their ballot in the 2016 election, which ranks the US 28th out of the 35 OECD nations. [2]

So, what is the solution for time-pressed Americans looking to get more involved in politics? One option is Civi, a service from the Civic Action Network that allows ...

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