Yearly Archives: 2013

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Discovering the River of Talent

A few years ago, a new river was discovered:  the Rio Hamza in South America.  It runs the entire length of the Amazon River, 13,000 feet below.  It moves more slowly but is significantly wider.  It has been there all along. This is how we see the untapped talent in our communities.  It’s been there all [...]

By | October 14th, 2013|Categories: Civic Tech|0 Comments

Shared Frustration About the “Missing Public”

Are you frustrated about who shows up at public meetings – or, more importantly, who doesn’t? You’re not alone.  A comprehensive and innovative study about the state of public participation in local decision-making in California compared the views of 900 California city and county elected leaders and senior staff with the perspectives of 500 leaders of [...]

By | September 25th, 2013|Categories: Increasing Participation|0 Comments