We are focusing on specific policy changes without focusing on the capacity for current systems to implement them. The authors are proposing that institutional governance is a primary public policy issue and applying that argument to the governing structure and capacity of non profits.
The argument is grounded in the:
- The need for change based upon indicators of an in ability to provide sustainable progress towards addressing challenging public problems.
- Civic Organizing as a proposed solution strategy
- Evidence from lessons learned in a Citizens League application.