"There is no authority
(Public Office) except that which GOD has established...
       They are
GOD'S servants to do good, they who give their time to governing (organizing)." 
(volunteer or elected )                                 Romans 13 (New Testament )                                        
               "And what does the LORD require of you? To act justly and to love mercy
               and to walk humbly................." 
(volunteer or elected )         Micah 6:8 ( Old Testament )

     You don't have to be elected to be a Public Servant
These pages present several examples, and community issues.

Click here... Join Neighbors and .. Build Community!

This web site is under construction, and seeking suggestions to better help neighbors organize.

Encourage a person  in our government to represent you on an issue
click here.



Read powerful socially conscious poetry by a 24 year old black, Muslim young man.
Racism, Militarism, and Materialism in the United States


1A: A Show for a Changing America  You can listen every week day from 10am - 12 on FM 104.1
Every day, host Joshua Johnson convenes a conversation about the most important issues of our time. The show takes a deep and unflinching look at America, bringing context and insight to stories unfolding across the country and the world.    Monday, Jan 15 ē 11 a.m. (ET)

From Madison Park To Washington, D.C. With Eric Motley

The Personal Toll Of Civil Rights Activism

The fight for equality has always been hard work.

Raised by adoptive grandparents, Motley found his way to the Oval Office as a special assistant to President George W. Bush. Now, he's telling a story about what a good community can do, even when things are bad.


Listen to Heather McGhee and Matt Kibbe ó in a conversation ("Repairing the Breach") about how to bring honest, revelatory, even enjoyable conversation between people on distant points of American life right now.

 A National Public Radio "Civil Conversations Project" with Host Krista Tippett,

 broadcast April 6, 2017

Heather McGhee is president of the public policy organization Demos. Her writing and research appear in multiple outlets, including The New York TimesThe Nation, and The Hill.

Matt Kibbe is the president and chief community organizer of Free the People. His books include Give Us Liberty: A Tea Party Manifesto and, more recently, Donít Hurt People and Donít Take Their Stuff: A Libertarian Manifesto.




  We hope that by presenting these pages, people will be encouraged to volunteer in our community, support and communicate with others
 who are now serving in our community, or even run for office.




If you would like to help an organization or church
in your neighborhood
or get help or advice
 click here and send them a message!


Please email your suggested improvements and additions to this web site to blickley@altelco.net






If someone agrees with, and wishes to use any or a part of statements below
we invite them to do so!
Use statements and information to help organize your neighbors,
influence your representative, or run for office .

Statements on some Issues & Questions


 Abandoned Housing

Minority owned Business       
 Neighborhood Churches  
Neighborhood  Councils
Health Care


 Separation & Deterioration  


 Affirmative Action
 Neighborhood business

 Community Policing

 Does diversity really matter?


 Organizing and Leadership


  A place for minorities and poor?

 Police Civilian Appeals Board

Lead Water supply pipes Press Article
TV13 News Broadcast re: lead water pipes

 Gerrymandering of voting districts.

   2017 Anti-Gerrymandering bill 4122


What issue should we add to the list above?

Click here to e-mail your suggestion



Is the City spending our $ TAX $  wisely?        Is there a better way? 

  To review a City budget CLICK HERE .

If you would like to help an organization or church
in your neighborhood

 click here and send them a message!

We hope this can be a resource to help residents imagine how they can serve our community,

 or a resource to be a Public Servant volunteering in their neighborhood,

 or help someone become a more effective Public Servant in an elected office.