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How does “Civic Innovation” connect with Community?

The proliferation of digital engagement tools and the broader civic innovation movement present an enormous opportunity for those of us interested in increasing civic and community engagement, especially at the local level.  A comprehensive study about the state of public participation in local decision making in California confirms that many local governments are stuck in the [...]

By | May 29th, 2014|Categories: Civic Tech|0 Comments

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