Join our 2013 “BeNeighbors” Community Outreach Team! – APPLY BY MAY 8! We are deepening our Knight grant-funded inclusion campaign to grow our St. Paul forums with the greatest diversity possible to over 10,000 members. We’re also planning fundraising to include Minneapolis and other communities in future years. Do you care passionately about building inclusive community? [...]
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Apr 10 – Inclusive Online Engagement: Diverse Voices, Immigrant Integration and Open Local Communities – Attend our Minnesota Non-Profit Technology Session on
Join us on April 10 at 1:45 p.m. at our session at the Minnesota Non-Profit Technology and Communications Conference. It is the day before our Happy Hour after the opening of the national non-profit technology conference. Inclusive Online Engagement: Diverse Voices, Immigrant Integration and Open Local Communities Let’s get real about inclusive online community engagement. [...]
Last summer Dan Gordon of our summer outreach team wrote this article on BeNeighbors/E-Democracy for La Prensa. Below is the article in Spanish (on La Prensa) and below also in English. Note our BeNeighbors information page in Spanish. On a related note, we seek Spanish speaking volunteers as well as candidates for our current Latino [...]
MAR 19 UPDATE: Applications are coming in, but we need your help to spread the word in particular in the Latino and African-American communities. Be an Inclusive Engagement Leader – Apply Now We believe in building strong, inclusive and connected neighborhoods. This can happen in many ways like having great public spaces such [...]
New Volunteer Orientation – Love your neighborhood? Want to help it from the comfort of your own home?
Attend the next Volunteer Orientation/Training on Wed. March 13, from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. and you can be a community builder too! (Or April 18th or May 16th, same time and place.) E-Democracy is launching a new Volunteer Program. For years, we’ve relied heavily on committed volunteers to successfully build the neighbors and issues forums. [...]
E-Democracy’s BeNeighbors.org Virtual Booth and Video from Knight Foundation Media Learning Seminar 2013
E-Democracy was honored to be part of the Knight Foundation’s Media Learning Seminar in 2013. This is a mobile phone video tour with our Executive Director Steven Clift. It was a living version of our 2012 St. Paul outreach year in review blog post. Handouts: Pictures in the Video Forum Stories St. Paul Year One [...]
Post Event - Slides, Audio (MP3) for Download (1:45) Neighbors Online: Connecting Communities for All Workshop San Francisco, Wed. Jan 16 Join us for a dynamic two part conversation on building inclusive online community engagement in neighborhoods. 1. Neighbors Online Networking – Bay Area and Beyond – Who is doing what locally? Multiple tools and models [...]
View Album - Large Slideshow What an exciting year! Thousands of St. Paulites have joined their new local online Neighbors Forums (info) and you can too. Last January, we announced our BeNeighbors.org outreach campaign to inclusively connect 10,000 neighbors online across St. Paul by 2015. Our dynamic 10 member, part-time, summer outreach team, led by our Outreach Coordinator Corrine Bruning, hit the [...]
Today is a big day in Minnesota. It is a day of giving to the non-profit organizations that inspire and serve you. Donate Now. Whether you are a Neighbors Forum participant in Minneapolis or an e-democracy supporter in Europe, Asia, etc. your donation matters. We’ve opened up our network to local non-profits seeking to reach their [...]
Please add your input to this draft guide: http://bitly.com/localrecovery Here is the draft introduction: What can you do with social media and online tools with your nearest neighbors to rebuild? As we move from emergency response to long-term recovery post-SuperStorm Sandy, here are tips generated with input from the experienced Locals Online community. [...]
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