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Civics Guru Corner

PAGE UNDER CONSTRUCTION: BUT, we’re glad you’re here… mosey around and see what we have in store to help Compassionate Americans weather these times of civic and political culture change. Need a Civics Guru? We’ve got em’!

We believe that democracy is NOT a spectator sport!

Compassionate America (CA) is a partner with the Collaborative for Compassionate Civic Engagement (CCCE) whose mission reads, “through the study and application of Compassion Ideology for civil society, the … CCCE unites and empowers community colleges to be resources for compassion-based civic engagement in the United States of America!

To meet it’s objectives, the CCCE is partnering with real live civics experts on two projects!

  • CIVICS & YOU 101: A Get-r-done Manual for Engaged Americans. (more TBA).
  • CIVICS GURU CORNER: Use the form on this page, to ask your questions about: How do I get “XYZ accomplished using American Civics? Our team of Civics Gurus will vet questions & coach readers, as they work to solve local concerns through Compassionate Civic Engagement.

Visitors can ask questions like?

  • How do I engage my community civically?
  • How can I use my knowledge of civics to affect positive changes where I live?

Our Civics Gurus will vet questions & coach readers, as they work to solve local concerns through Compassionate Civic Engagement.

  • Politicians! Remember Who Your Employers Are and Pledge to END Combative, Divisive Governance!
    Politicians! Do you consider yourself a politician devoted to serving the will of the American people and country over party?  We hope so, as if not, consider your office/campaign on notice and take a few moments to remember who ultimately is in charge of both the form and the how of self-governing in our constitutional republic. We the People – not political party machines, not the media, not government bureaucracies, not certainly not foreign actors are responsible for and will maintain our self-governance. If you haven’t realized, for quite some time there has been a major political culture shift happening…
  • Join Us for Our Candidate Forum July 30 7 pm EST!
    You are invited to our upcoming Candidate Forum Zoom meeting.When: Jul 30, 2020 07:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Register in advance for this meeting:https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJIlduyuqjktGNN2b3PimjUz9WbVa0GCd30X After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. We hope to see you there!
  • Calling All Candidates! The Compassionate America Candidate Challenge Continues!
    Are you employed by or seeking employment with the American people, as we self-govern our republic? If so, thank you for your willingness to serve. We have a challenge for you, though. Perhaps you’ve heard? The American people are done with dog-n-pony-show politicking in Washington D.C., state legislatures, and in political “coverage” by media outlets. So, we’re changing the channel. As a current or potential employee of the American people, we invite you to take the Compassionate America Candidate Challenge and to attend our first Candidate Challenge Webinar. Please see below. You are invited to a Zoom meeting.When: September 30th…
  • What is a Compassionate American?
    There are times in life when we all can feel or act combatively. Like other things, it’s an unfortunate part of being a human. Being non-combative or compassionate, though, doesn’t mean avoiding standing up for oneself or being unassertive. Unfortunately, in the United States, We the People have allowed the two-party-machines and corporate media to infect us with the illness of combativeness. Of late, we are seeing how truly unwell we are. Make no mistake, there are compassionate people among the ranks of the parties and media, who have sought to make changes from within. However, it clearly has become…
  • Civics Guru Corner
    PAGE UNDER CONSTRUCTION: BUT, we’re glad you’re here… mosey around and see what we have in store to help Compassionate Americans weather these times of civic and political culture change. Need a Civics Guru? We’ve got em’! Compassionate America (CA) is a partner with the Collaborative for Compassionate Civic Engagement (CCCE) whose mission reads, “through the study and application of Compassion Ideology for civil society, the … CCCE unites and empowers community colleges to be resources for compassion-based civic engagement in the United States of America! To meet it’s objectives, the CCCE is partnering with real live civics experts on…

So, got a question? We know some folks who are happy to help! Let’s introduce them!

Dr. Sondra Cosgrove

Meet Sondra Cosgrove our Compassionate America, Been-there-done-that-with-civics” Expert! Sondra is a professor of social sciences at the College of Southern Nevada.