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Take the Civility Pledge

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Civility Pledge (This is a pledge we provide to all our supporters.  It is entirely voluntary. Many have printed out the pledge, signed it, framed it, and placed it in a place of prominence in their offices. If you have questions about any part of the pledge please feel free to ask.  The text comes from our book: Bring a Dish to Pass: The Civil Action of Community Improvement.  Copies can be acquired from our

In all of my daily interactions I pledge to do my best to:

*View everyone in positive terms
*Work on building common language
*Build strong relationships of trust
*Remember our shared humanity
*Value both the process and the results
*Look both inside and outside for guidance.

Through this pledge I acknowledge that:“Everyone has the right and the responsibility to improve his or her community, and if we all work together—in a well planned way, addressing the factors that affect all of our lives—we can make a difference for all families.  As members of society, we are all resources and agents of change.”
(Bring a Dish to Pass page 7)

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In addition, our goal is to have 1 million people download, sign, frame, and display this pledge.  Please pass it one to everyone you know who might be of a like mind in this matter.  To support our International Campaign for Civility we are asking all who sign to consider making a small donation to the National Civility Center ($1 to $10).  This can be done at or through the National Civility Center on



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