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Event – Connecting Neighbors, Strengthening Neighborhoods Online – Washington DC 7 May 2008

Thursday, April 17th, 2008

I am putting together a small session for ~15 people to discuss ways to strengthen neighborhoods using the Internet when I am in Washington DC on Wednesday, May 7 from 9-11 a.m.
In addition to sharing the story about the exciting launch of the Neighborhood Issues Forum where I live – e-democracy.org/se – I’d like to [...]

CFP – EDem2008 – Conference for E-Democracy – Austria 29-30 Sep 2008 – Submissions May 15

Tuesday, April 15th, 2008

Join me in Austria next September at the EDem2008 conference.
In addition to speaking, I hope to use this as an opportunity to have an informal conversation with researchers interested helping design a proposal for a multi-city European comparative research project on *citizen-based* local e-democracy projects (including a mix of community and neighbourhood Issue Forums [...]

Submit Questions for Live Online Interview with Steven Clift on Online Town Halls, 2 Apr 2008

Wednesday, March 26th, 2008

Hey all, I’ll be interviewed live online next week by David Witzel with PolicyCommons.Org and Forum One Communications.
If you have any questions on the topic of “Building Town Halls Online” or e-democracy in general, send them in now:
interviews.liveinterviewsonline.com/content/interview/detail/1010/
Here is the text of the announcement from LIVE Interviews Online:
Interview with Steven Clift on Building Town [...]

Time to Vote Online – Make It Your Own Awards – from the Case Foundation

Tuesday, March 25th, 2008

The Case Foundation just released the 20 finalists out of 5,000 applicants for the Make It Your Own Awards. You can vote here: miyo.casefoundation.org/vote
This innovate program (I was among the judges selecting the 20 finalists) is also a very interesting exercise in online voting. You can’t just go online and choose one winner, you need [...]

E-Democracy.Org is hiring, 2007 Accomplishments

Monday, March 3rd, 2008

For the full details on the Issues Forum support contract position, see the E-Democracy.Org blog:
blog.e-democracy.org/posts/143
For some context on why DoWire.Org blog posts are relatively quiet (although some of the the two-way online forums are humming), this post on E-Democracy.Org 2007 accomplishments helps explain where my time has gone other than [...]


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