The Americans Discuss Social Security (ADSS) is an organization based out of Washington, D.C. that focuses on engaging American citizens in discussing the reformation of the United States Social Security System.
Mission and Purpose
The Americans Discuss Social Security (ADSS) group was created with the purpose to reform the Social Security system in the United States of America. The group has provided a unique experience as to the insight of how Americans feel about Social Security.
AmericaSpeaks is a Washington, D.C.-based non-partisan, non-profit organization whose mission is to "engage citizens in the public decisions that impact their lives." AmericaSpeaks' work is focused on trying to create opportunities for citizens to impact decisions and to encourage public officials to make informed, lasting decisions. AmericaSpeaks has developed and facilitated deliberative methods such as the 21st Century Town Meeting, which enables facilitated discussion for 500 to 5,000 participants.
The Backbone Campaign’s goal is to give a voice to community members and the masses, alike, by way of “Artful Activism” (Backbone Campaign). Through the teaching of non-violent techniques and strategies, the Backbone Campaign looks first to give individuals the tools to have an effective political voice, and second to implement those skills in a manner that generates a dialogue between political leaders and those that they represent.
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