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Participation 3.0 - Social media in local public life for engagement, transparency and problem-solving.


Participation 3.0 is E-Democracy.org's next generation local online civic engagement initiative.


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The four funded projects are:

  • Next Generation Ideas - Input Group
    • Our Participation 3.0 start-up outreach and convening effort to gather "next generation online civic engagement" ideas for local communities and move the best ideas forward. This includes a special pilot focus on Minneapolis leveraging broad community outreach and involvement toward full multi-year, multi-funder "local everywhere" initiatives.
  • Public Meetings - Technical Working Group
    • A model open and transparent "Participation 3.0" effort to liberate public meeting agendas from obscurity. This model will test and inform the open source-style specification process that will be fully deployed in the full multi-year effort.
  • Local Who Represents Me?
    • The problem - most national "who represents me" look-ups stop at the state legislature and they only list directory information on how to engage in private communication with those officials versus opportunities for public engagement. The pilot will experiment with Minnesota data. Input will be gathered online via LocalLabs.



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