What You Can Do

 Become active in your community
  • Start a conversation around John Howard Society’s Counter Point fact sheets.
  • Identify the issue that matters to you and your community.
  • Analyze and inform yourself about it.
  • Mobilize support in your community.
  • Educate and reach out to share what you’ve learned.

Consider the SJNC’s guidelines for a new approach to criminal justice that it has released for Election 2015. If you agree with them, circulate them!

Write to your MP, your MP, your mayor or candidates for election
Need more ideas?
  • Check out this website: “150 things you can do to build social capital
  • Organize or attend town hall meetings, advisory committees or other events in your community.
  • Join a community association or Board of Directors.
  • Consider volunteering.
  • Write an article, blog or letter to the editor of your local paper.
  • Share your story.
  • VOTE in municipal, provincial, territorial and federal elections!
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