Here are some resources to help better understand Voice Of the People’s mission
12 Reasons For the Citizen Cabinet: This is an excellent fact sheet for discussions on the merits of the Citizen Cabinet, briefly laying out the plus points of the concept
Case For a Citizen Cabinet: This is a short, three page document that neatly lays out the basics of why a Citizen Cabinet can help our democracy work better, a must-have backgrounder to help you engage others!
Who Supports the Citizen Cabinet: This is a handout that shows who is on our bi-partisan Advisory Board, from former Members of Congress to business leaders and even a Nobel Prize winning economist. It also shows that the American people overwhelmingly support the idea!
What is Public Consultation?: Your one stop shop to get the basics of what public consultation is all about
What is a Citizen Cabinet?: Click here to get answers to all your burning questions about the Citizen Cabinet
How Smart is the American Public? The possibility of having a Citizen Cabinet raises the question of whether the public really has something to offer. The average person is by definition, well, average. So why isn’t it better to simply rely on the experts without bothering to consult the public?
There can be no doubt that in order to achieve a judicious exercise of the power of taxation, it is necessary that the person in whose hands it is should be acquainted with the general genius, habits and modes of thinking of the people at large.
Alexander Hamilton, Federalist No. 35, January 5, 1788