We believe democracy is the best guarantee of good government and human dignity. We work to build better democracy, in which informed citizens and a more open state govern together. A democracy where government is transparent and reaches decisions in public. Where citizens take part in ways that work for them. Where politics and media are flexible and collaborative rather than closed and confrontational.
We help citizens to make democracy better, meaning:
We aim to:
We create local groups to:
We work on projects to improve democracy and governance, alongside partners from local government, the private sector and the third sector.
You can join us, if you think politics should be better than it is, if you think people’s voices ought to be heard, and if you want to be part of the change that’s needed. We put our members at the heart of what we do. Their support gives us our independence and keeps our work rooted in real-life experience. Find out more.