As we marched back to work after the three-day weekend, it was easy to view the break as a last gasp of summer before the temperature starts to drop, schools begin and days shorten. But, just like every other federal holiday, there are more historical reasons for this annual break: to remember and celebrate the working people of America. For this, and many other reasons, now is an excellent time to check in on the status of labor and unions in our country.Read More
Our CEO and President Damola Ogundipe and our Director of Marketing and Product Development Lesley Yemi Adewunmi, represented Civic Eagle at Personal Democracy Forum 2015. We caught up with them to hear about their experience and to find out what’s next for civic technology.Read More
The 45th President of the United States will be elected on November 8, 2016. That is roughly 570 days from now, but it seems as though the long and winding march to that day has officially begun. On Sunday, Hillary Clinton – former First Lady, Secretary of State, and Senator from New York – officially announced her candidacy. Clinton is the first high-profile Democrat to enter the race and joins three Republicans who have taken the plunge: Texas Senator Ted Cruz, Kentucky Senator Rand Paul, and Florida Senator Marco Rubio.Read More
The dress phenomenon that spread like wildfire.Read More
It is easy to be cynical about the Academy Awards, thinking it’s all about vanity or it is does not include women or minorities, but moments like these prove the are still those who demand to be heard. Please follow their lead.Read More
We could all take a lesson from Kanye. We complain about matters that bother us on a daily - high costs of college tuition and student loan debt, potholes on our streets, those sneaky red-light cameras - but what do we do to let our opinion be known?Read More
People demand extraordinary answers for extraordinary events. With one yard separating the Seattle Seahawks from becoming the first team in ten years to win back-to-back Super Bowls, there had to have been a reason why they chose to ignore the best running back in the NFL.Read More
It is no coincidence that we are launching this blog on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day; a day we remember the significance of being involved in our communities and standing up for issues that matter to us. We are inspired by Dr. King’s message of hope and his dedication to making sure everyone’s voice was heard, equally. We intend on continuing this legacy and provide everyone with the resources and tools to be involved, be engaged, and be heard.Read More
It has arrived!
#EAGLEapp is now available for download in the Apple App Store and will soon be on Google Play in the next few weeks. Use the app to to look up information about legislation in Congress, read news stories, connect and interact with elected officials and candidates, and even debate and comment on current events topics!
And, with midterm elections coming up, we believe that you would benefit by using EAGLE to help you learn about candidates in a personalized and easy to use mobile app!Read More