Re: NYC Event - New Voices: Civic Technology and Open Government Opportunity - Wed Dec 18

From: Steven C.
Sent on: Monday, December 23, 2013 1:12 PM
Here are the slides from NYC:

http://www.slides...­

A huge thanks to the UNDP for providing the space for our sell-out
crowd - http://newvoicesn...­ (include Twitter handles at
bottom of interesting people to follow)

And for the betaNYC network for producing most of the attendees -
http://www.meetup...­ - They are an awesome Code for America
Brigade ... the "brigade" is the civic tech story of the year in
America IMHO.

Some video highlights are pending, but for now this video from Finland
has most of the content:

http://www.youtub...­

Steven Clift - http://stevenclif...­
  Executive Director - http://E-Democrac...­
  Twitter: http://twitter.co...­
  Tel/Text: [masked]


On Thu, Dec 12, 2013 at 12:27 PM, Steven Clift <[address removed]> wrote:
> Thanks to encouragement from the UNDP and betaNYC, I've been able to
> put together presentation and dialogue next week in New York during a
> last minute trip.
>
> Please join us and pass this on:
>
>      http://newvoicesn...­
>
> New Voices: The Civic Technology and Open Government Opportunity
> * 3:30 - 5:00 p.m. - UNDP, 304 E 45th St
> * RSVP is required to enter this easy to access location
>
> Join civic technology leader Steven Clift and White House Champion of
> Change for Open Government, for a presentation and dialogue on
> reaching new and more representative voices through open government
> and civic technology.
>
> The stakes are high - will open government and civic technology
> ironically lead to greater concentration of power among fewer, often
> similar voices or will more open government and community engagement
> online lead to better government decisions, stronger communities and
> more problem-solving?
>
> Clift will highlight myth-busting research from the Pew Internet and
> American Life project and share unique highlights from E-Democracy's
> Knight Foundation-funded BeNeighbors.org initiative that is designed
> to foster local neighbourhood engagement online that builds bridges
> across income, race, and native-born and immigrant communities.
>
> More details and RSVP ...
>      http://newvoicesn...­
>
> Share event via Facebook:
>        https://www.facebo...­
>
> If you can't make it, the video from a similar presentation in Finland
> was just published:
>
>       http://www.youtub...­
>
> Fresh slides with lots of built in links are here: http://bit.ly/cli...­
>
> Steven Clift - http://stevenclif...­
>   Executive Director - http://E-Democrac...­
>   Twitter: http://twitter.co...­
>   Tel/Text: [masked]

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