Monthly Archives: November 2013

25 11, 2013

NCDD 2013 Membership Drive

By | November 25th, 2013|Radar|0 Comments

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20 11, 2013

Real Dialogues: Watch Hangout #2 Today!

By | November 20th, 2013|Journalism and Media|0 Comments

Real Dialogues, our NCDD Catalyst project, is headed into its second live hangout today. We'll continue our conversation on employment and the minimum wage with our citizen participants and plan to bring in several policy experts. Tune in at 11am Pacific (2pm Eastern) today. You can follow Real Dialogues on the blog, Twitter, Facebook and [...]

18 11, 2013

Build Peace Conference: April 5-6, 2014 at MIT Media Lab

By | November 18th, 2013|Conflict Resolution, Events|2 Comments

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18 11, 2013

More Background on “Text, Talk, Act”

By | November 18th, 2013|Mobile|0 Comments

Matt Leighninger, Deliberative Democracy Consortium, shared an update via email over the weekend outlining the approach behind the upcoming "Text, Talk, Act" instant text messaging event. First, it's described as an attempt to combine traditional forms of citizen deliberation with newer, more light-weight forms of engagement: We developed this process because we were looking for a way [...]

15 11, 2013

Creating Community Solutions Announces Instant Text Meeting Event

By | November 15th, 2013|Mobile, Radar, Zilino|1 Comment

Creating Community Solutions, an initiative part of the National Dialogue on Mental Health, just announced it will be hosting a "text-enabled dialogue" or instant text meeting early next month. From the website: Text, Talk, Act to Improve Mental Health A Text-Enabled National Creating Community Solutions Dialogue Mental health affects us all. It’s time to end [...]

14 11, 2013

Daren Brabham Crowdsourcing Typology

By | November 14th, 2013|Crowdsourcing|1 Comment

It was a pleasure to finally meet Daren Brabham in person at the 2013 IAP2 North America Conference (listen to my 2010 This Week in Participation interview with him on crowdsourcing in urban planning). His IAP2 conference keynote on crowdsourcing was very useful, as expected. I particularly liked the taxonomy he shared (see image above), [...]

13 11, 2013

Penn State Democracy Institute Seeking Nominations for 2014 Democracy Medal

By | November 13th, 2013|Radar, Research|0 Comments

From the announcement: Seeking Nominations for the Penn State Democracy Medal Each year, the Penn State Democracy Institute is giving a medal and $5,000 award for exceptional innovations that advance the design and practice of democracy. The medal celebrates and helps to publicize the best work being done to advance democracy in the United States or [...]

13 11, 2013

Dialogue Society Launches Journal of Dialogue Studies

By | November 13th, 2013|Dialogue, Radar, Research|0 Comments

Via the de Borda Institute blog, news that a new peer-reviewed journal dedicated to the research of dialogue has been launched by UK-based Dialogue Society. From their website: Overview The Journal of Dialogue Studies is a multidisciplinary, peer-reviewed academic journal published twice a year. Its aim is to study the theory and practice of dialogue, [...]

8 11, 2013

Talking Transition: Open Conversation About the Future of NYC

By | November 8th, 2013|Radar|1 Comment

Here's an interesting effort out of New York City, NY following this week's mayoral election there. From the website: Talking Transition is an open conversation about the future of New York City. Join New Yorkers online, in the streets, and in a new meeting place on Canal Street to help shape the transition to a [...]