In 2020, we felt the effects of weak political leadership while at the same time a pandemic caused greater inequality in countries. In response, activists came together to deliver services to those who needed it most, and when it comes to holding our elected representatives to account, we learnt that we need to exercise the power we have to protect and defend our democracy.
What do you do if you’re concerned about a difficult situation in your community? Who should you approach? In this video, it explains what our law-making bodies (or legislatures) do and the important role they play in our democracy. The video also helps you understand how as an activist or ordinary citizen, you can access your legislatures and why you should do so regularly.