E-Democracy.org was honored to assist the Knight Foundation’s News ChallengeÂ road show onÂ Open Government in St. Paul. Below is the video.
The deadline for submissions is March 18. They first launched with an “inspirations” phase in whichÂ Steven Clift with E-Democracy made a number of contributions.
For the event we had an impressive RSVP list and about a dozen last minute Central Corridor Neighbors Forum members who filled the slots for those unable to travel due to cold weather.
Here are the event details and attendee list:
Free networking lunch at 11:30 am.Â Program begins at 12 pm.
- John Bracken, Director / Journalism & Media Innovation at the Knight Foundation will speak on the next round of theÂ Knight News Challenge on open governmentÂ and provide a forum to hear people’s ideas first hand.
- Steven Clift will shareÂ highlights on E-Democracyâ€™s online Neighbor Forums outreach in Saint PaulÂ which is building the nation’s most inclusive local online community engagement network (goal 10,000 participants)
- Kit Hadley will highlight the Saint Paul Public Libraryâ€™s work in digital inclusion including theÂ Mobile WORKplace effortÂ and theÂ Northstar Digital Literacy Project
- Bill Bushey with E-Democracy, will introduceÂ Open Twin Cities, our regions new local Code for America Brigade for civic technologists and invite participation in the nextÂ CityCampMNÂ unconference.