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

From: Steven C.
Sent on: Tuesday, December 17, 2013 3:33 PM
While we sold out in the first 24 hours, I just got word that a larger
room was secured. So for the next few hours you can RSVP at:

   http://newvoicesn...­
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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