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Monthly Archive November, 2007

Join our Round 2 Full Proposals – 2007 Knight News Challenge

E-Democracy.Org, submitted 11 proposals directly and we signed onto two other proposals in round one of the 2007 Knight News Challenge. The value of this kind of grant challenge is the requirement to condense an idea into a few hundred words. Most of ideas we submitted will likely find a life in future funding proposals […]

E-Democracy.Org at Blandin Broadband Conference

On Thursday, Jonathan Barrentine, our Americorps CTEP person working with St. Paul E-Democracy’s digital inclusion efforts centered at the Rondo Outreach Library, and I will be attending the Blandin Broadband Conference in St. Cloud, Minnesota. Their policy efforts have a great blog. With Tim Erickson out clubbing across England, I’ll be spreading the word about […]

Bristol Wireless

Another great day in the UK. I began the day by spending some time with a friend of E-Democracy.Org, MJ Ray. MJ is very interested in the work that we are doing, but also great at providing feedback and constructive suggestions. I always enjoy my conversations with MJ, whom I first met in King’s Lynn, […]

Greater Bedminster Neighbours

See link to podcast interview at bottom of post. After an early start today, I was off to Bristol. In Bristol, I spend time catching up with a friend and colleague, Carol Hayward. About noon, Carol and I spoke to a small group of council staff and partners about the concepts of Issues Forums and […]

Vintage Brighton

Update from the road. Caution, this is a somewhat strained effort to justify the “work” connection of my relaxing day in Brighton on a beautiful autumn afternoon.. I had a something of a quiet Sunday, before the hectic of the week ahead. The big excitement was watching, with Dan Jellinek and his two children, a […]

Cricket In Brighton

One of the best parts of my job, working for E-Democracy.Org, is the opportunity to visit our colleagues and volunteers around the county and the world. This week, I’m in the UK visiting with folks involved in E-Democracy.Org projects or interested in starting one. I’m going to do my best to practice what I teach, […]

On the Road Again

Well, as of tomorrow, I’m on the road again. I’ll be in the UK for 8 days for the “e-Democracy 07” conference and other meetings, followed up by a short visit to Scottsdale, Arizona – where I’m co-presenting a full day workshop called “Using Online Tools to Support Public Participation.” As usual, I’m always eager […]


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