Mister Rogers’ show, theme song and lyrics make me wonder: how we can be better neighbors or community members? What lessons and tips did Mister Rogers teach us on how to be civic-minded, caring and engaging residents?
Posts Tagged: communities
Is legislation alone enough to make government work the right way? For the most impactful solutions, communities need to get involved at some point.
Is your agency’s mission at risk because critical meetings and conferences are being cancelled or drastically reduced due to travel budget cuts and conference approval restrictions? Don’t give up on your important meetings and conferences. Take this 6-week Government Virtual Events Producer (GVEP) certificate program and you’ll quickly build the skills your agency needs toRead… Read more »
iCohere Education Series Webinar Thursday, August 8, 11:00am to Noon Eastern (TODAY!) Join Sue Brundege of Integrated Work Solutions and Lance Simon of iCohere in a webinar that explains how government agencies can create virtual “Peer Brain Trusts” to clarify strategies, build skills, and troubleshoot complex issues more quickly and efficiently than any one employeeRead… Read more »
On June 25th and 26th, open source enthusiasts from over 11 federal agencies as well as private industry will convene at NYU in DC for the Open Source Summit 3.0. We’re very excited for the event and will be participating can be followed on Twitter via the hashtag #OSSDC. As the OSSummit.org site explains, “thisRead… Read more »
This Halloween is shaping up to be a lot spookier for those on the East Coast. If you’re following the latest NOAA hurricane trackers, Hurricane Sandy is indeed turning inland and will affect several states along the Eastern seaboard, including Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, Rhode Island, Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and Massachusetts.Read… Read more »
In May, the White House officially released a new strategy to update federal government communication: The Digital Government Strategy. Federal Chief Technology Officer Todd Park says with the new strategy, “Open data will be the new default. On top of that the data should be public when possible. And finally, the data should be availableRead… Read more »
Hello Thanks to everyone who has continued to download the daily gifts as part of our annual festivities. Today, we give away one of our most exciting gifts so far. On the ninth day of Christmas Learning Pool gave to me…. The chance to win an Apple iPad worth £400. The iPad gives light-weight accessRead… Read more »
Hello from across the pond, It’s now December and icy roads, closed schools and uncollected bins tend to dominate local government over the coming months. Residents rush to council websites seeking to report problems and find information. Increasingly, there is an expectation for this data to be real time. So what should councils be doing?Read… Read more »
“Predominantly… because of the internet an enormous shift has taken place in society. Everybody can get to knowledge”. Martijn Aslander speaks about Accessibility to knowledge in the network economy and a new world of work for the government. ”I want to move things. Paper does not move people.” The past five days of Open InnovationRead… Read more »