“I believe in democracy as long as we understand that it is not something that we have but something we must do.”
Parker Palmer, Healing the Heart of Democracy

Quick quiz. The last time you took issue with a piece of proposed legislation, did you:
– Gripe
– Fire off a letter to the editor
– Do nothing
– Contact your elected official with a constructive criticism or a better idea?

How do YOU contribute to making democracy work in your community? What help would you welcome to become a more active participant?