Respect is at the Core of Democracy

Respect is at the Core of Democracy

On September 20th Livable Raleigh hosted a virtual meeting to discuss the state of democracy in Raleigh.

One of the featured speakers was Bob Hall, who for more than 50 years has been NC’s foremost advocate for the idea that government should be for the people.

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Raleigh flunks all 5 tests of “Open Democracy”

Raleigh flunks all 5 tests of “Open Democracy”

Bob Geary, resident of Raleigh’s District D and member of the Wake County Housing Justice Coalition, delivered the following remarks at the City Council meeting on September 7: Mayor and Council, I want to recommend a fascinating book called “Open Democracy: Popular...

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Efforts To Recall The Mayor Are Heating Up

Efforts To Recall The Mayor Are Heating Up

The Carolinian, North Carolina's Twice-Weekly African-American Newspaper, published a piece by Tyria McCray discussing the effort to recall Raleigh Mayor May-Ann Baldwin. What follows are some excerpts from the piece with a link to the entire article on the...

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What’s Next for Democracy in Raleigh?

What’s Next for Democracy in Raleigh?

A virtual Community Conversation with Panel Q&A about challenges to Raleigh’s democratic processes. Join our panelists to discuss the future of democracy in Raleigh and get answers to your questions about city elections, the future of community engagement and what...

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Metrics of Success – If it Matters, it Gets Measured

Metrics of Success – If it Matters, it Gets Measured

One important plank of Livable Raleigh's platform is Evaluation Using Data and Metrics “If it matters, it gets measured.” Raleigh must establish better metrics for measuring growth, equity, environmental quality, traffic congestion and citizen engagement, evaluating...

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New THANK YOU Gifts are here

New THANK YOU Gifts are here

You now have a choice of Thank You gifts when you donate. Our new PROTECT DEMOCRACY T-Shirt For a minimum donation of $15, you may select this T-shirt. 100% Cotton in unisex sizes: Medium, Large & Extra Large This fall's must have fashion statement!Our redesigned...

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Clyde Cooper’s Barbeque joins the Recall Effort

Clyde Cooper’s Barbeque joins the Recall Effort

Clyde Cooper's Barbeque, a Downtown Raleigh institution since 1938, has joined the effort to Recall Mayor Baldwin!Livable Raleigh now has a permanent location in Downtown Raleigh where you can sign the recall petition. Clyde Cooper's Barbecue will have petitions...

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