civic engagement

Organization: Involved Inc.

Involved is a micro-polling software for local government, allowing representatives to post one-question surveys and aggregate instant and private opinions from verified constituents. Constituents receive these polls via e-mail or push notification. Responding takes one click. Constituents can share the question with friends and neighbors, inciting organic growth. The ease...
The participatory polling process concerned the removal of snow from public sidewalks in the town of Newton, Massachusetts. The question was proposed by Newton City Councilor Emily Norton. Constituents engaged with the question via online channels: email, mobile application, and html link.
Ataldegmè (espressione emiliana che significa "Te lo dico io") è un’iniziativa di partecipazione civica promossa dal Comune di Soliera per realizzare progetti a favore della comunità locale. Protagonisti dell’iniziativa sono i cittadini, i quartieri e le frazioni del Comune di Soliera. I cittadini possono proporre al Comune progetti e interventi...

Organization: CitizenLab

CitizenLab is a civic engagement platform on which citizens co-create their city. The platform facilitates a two-way communication between the city and its citizens. Citizens post ideas, discuss them with each other and upvote the best ideas — in a fun and easy accessible way. On the other hand, the...
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CitizenLab (http://citizenlab.co) is a civic engagement platform on which citizens co-create their city. The platform facilitates a two-way communication between the city and its citizens.
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The DEMOS project was designed to enable civic participation in the debate about high-profile law proposals in the Buenos Aires Legislature in Argentina, using the open-sourced DemocracyOS software of the non-governmental Democracia en Red foundation. The web app used was demos.legislatura.gov.ar.
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VouliWatch.gr (Vouli=Parliament in Greek) is a collaborative Internet project aimed at bridging the divide between citizens and Greek representatives. It of­fers Greek cit­i­zens the pos­si­bil­ity to ask pub­lic ques­tions to Greek MP’s and MEP’s, as well as well as crowd­sourc­ing cit­i­zen data for leg­is­la­tion.
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Established in 2011, Afrooz Online School of Civic Education gives Iranian teachers and educators the opportunity to reflect, experiment, and create classroom experiences aimed at teaching their students how to think, rather than what to think. The Online School was developed to provide teachers and educators inside Iran with an...
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In late 2011, the OpenGov Foundation and its founder, Congressman Darrell Issa (R-CA), launched an online platform called the Madison Project to solicit and crowdsource comments, feedback, and suggestions for edits directly from the public on drafts of bills.
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AskThem.io is a free, open-source platform for questions-and-answers with public figures and any verified Twitter account. AskThem is a project of the Participatory Politics Foundation, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization with a mission to increase civic engagement.
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