Next Generation Ideas
Revision as of 07:01, 29 November 2009 by Admin (Participation 3.0 Big Ideas moved to Next Generation Ideas: Drafting as we go ..)
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- Participation 3.0 Outreach and Convening - The result will be a multi-year, multi-funder next generation online "locally everywhere" civic engagement initiative gathering ideas and talent broadly from around the United States and beyond that builds on our 15+ years of experience. We currently have funding for a deep focus on gathering input from Minneapolis as a "national test bed" and are interested in funding that will allow us more deeply engage St. Paul and Greater Minnesota. With our growing neighborhood Issues Forums network and the potential of electronic block clubs we can reach a greater percentage of the public with online civic engagement than just about anyone in the world. Most good ideas need real people to test them out - we have the actual critical mass of "e-participants" and you have the ideas/tools/resources ... so let's connect these strengths and discover what really works and can be technologically designed to roll out nationally or globally for local communities everywhere or what needs to simply be done one community at a time by documenting and spreading best practices. Our first national convening effort will assist the CityCamp gathering in Chicago in late January, 2010.