Archive for July, 2008

Idea Generator: US Election Stories – From American Public Media

Wednesday, July 30th, 2008

See:
www.americanpublicmedia.org/engage08/electionstories/
Subject: Idea Generator: Election Stories
Date: Wed, 30 Jul 2008 09:02:23 -0500
From: Robideau, Brad
Greetings from American Public Media, producer and distributor of public
radio programs, including */Marketplace/*.
I thought you might be interested to learn about the Idea Generator:
Election Stories produced by American Public Media. The Idea Generator:
Election Stories is an online activity that allows the [...]

Help Redesign Democracy – Join E-Democracy.Org Design Sprint

Tuesday, July 29th, 2008

Over the coming months I hope to engage designers in an effort to vastly improve the look and feel of E-Democracy.Org starting with our forums.
E-Democracy.Org has a small grant that we using to support new features on GroupServer, the awesome GPL open source platform we use for our Issues Forums. Some of that budget will [...]

Study on Helping Visitors Find Information

Tuesday, July 29th, 2008

This looks pretty interesting:
www.idea.org/find-information.html
Steven Clift
Subject: Study on “Helping Visitors Find Information” – for Dowire.org
Date: Fri, 25 Jul 2008 14:05:55 -0400
From: Michael Douma
To: Steven Clift
Dear Steven,
The Internet has transformed how we communicate with the public, but there are still many challenges in making information easy to find. I saw you recently wrote a post — [...]

UK Online Event – Have Your Say on the National Framework for Greater Citizen Involvement

Friday, July 25th, 2008

Subject: Have Your Say on the National Framework for Greater Citizen Involvement
Date: Fri, 25 Jul 2008 16:05:27 +0100
From: Elspeth Rainbow
You will have received an email announcing the launch of ‘A National
Framework for Greater Public Engagement’ on 9 July. As part of the
engagement we have set up an online discussion for those who would like
to [...]

Madrid, Speaking Requests for Late 2008

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2008

In addition to the EDem08 conference in Austria Sept 29-30 – www.donau-uni.ac.at/edem – and an E-Democracy.Org UK meeting in Oxford on October 2 – groups.dowire.org/r/post/3CIcASMpMYo5FwhwRLi4CG , it looks like I may have an opportunity to participate in the Council of Europe’s Forum for the Future of Democracy conference October 15-17 in Madrid – www.coe.int/T/E/Integrated_Projects/Democracy/ .
With [...]


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