It means power to the people.
Our courses are designed with you in mind - you’re busy with work, friends and family and to fit in our courses, you need flexibility. You got it! The courses are web-based, asynchronous, and in bite-sized morsels so you can fit them into your crazy life.
We offer two levels of the course: Basic and the Democracy Defender Certification program. We see the Basic course as the facts with examples of how it has worked for others, and the Democracy Defender course is where you learn how to organize and build connections with others in your community.
- includes the US Federal Government and how it works, State government, County or Parish government, and local municipal government.
DEMOCRACY DEFENDER CERTIFICATION
- includes Democracy Values, Organizing 101, Building Alliances, Problem Solving, Communications, Tool Kit and more.
Click below to make your selection, and be sure to let us know why it interests you.
Only 51% of Americans know the three branches of Government, according to the 2020 Annenberg Institute annual survey. If our governments are to be "of, by and for the People" then the people need to know how their governments work. That's why Democracy Defenders of America was created!