Civic Engagement Now One Text Away with Textizen


In an effort to bring civic engagement into the digital age, Textizen has created a service that enables local governments to get in touch with their constituents with just one simple text.

The website describes the service as 'Our platform for text-message surveys empowers communities to reach residents where they are. Now anyone with an opinion and a minute can join the civic dialogue.'

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UN Green Climate Funding Can Power the World’s Poor


UN Green Climate Funding Can Power the World’s Poor

The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change is setting up its new Green Climate Fund to “provide support to developing countries to limit or reduce greenhouse gas emissions.”




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