Created in 2018, "Activate the Congress" is an online platform that enables direct communication between citizens and their representatives, aiming to amplify their voices and concerns.
Problems and Purpose
“Activate the Congress” (Span. Activá el Congreso) is a digital platform created in March 2018, with the aim of facilitating direct communication between citizens and their representatives. It seeks to amplify the power of citizen demands through direct contact with senators and congressmen, through their Facebook accounts, Twitter and phone calls. The purpose is to allow them to engage in dialogue on relevant issues of the national political agenda, and to potentially influence the decisions made by citizens in the legislative sphere.
Background History and Context
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Organizing, Supporting, and Funding Entities
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Participant Recruitment and Selection
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Methods and Tools Used
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What Went On: Process, Interaction, and Participation
The platform's first project revolved around the context of legislative activity on legal, safe and free Abortion, where digital political activism was carried out to achieve a greater impact on voting.
Influence, Outcomes, and Effects
Following the abortion debate, "Activate the Congress" seeks to get involved in other issues of national interest for which an interesting discussion can be created.
Analysis and Lessons Learned
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