Agencies and other organizations have to focus on those who participate but remember there are large numbers of people within their jurisdictions who do not participate.
Posts Tagged: Connecting
Who do you admire? Perhaps you know someone who has overcome some extreme personal challenges or has shown himself to be particularly true to his morals and an example to others. Take a moment and think of at least one person who has impressed you with their actions or kindness. Have you ever told that... Read more »
Last night, I attended a mediation training where we discussed how important it was to connect with the parties—the plaintiff/defendant, parent/teen, victim/offender, or husband/wife, among others. Specifically, as mediators we are taught to connect without showing bias. We discussed the value of building trust to gain traction and bring the parties together—hopefully to an agreement.... Read more »
I've seen a lot of discussion and tips being shared on Govloop around the ways governments are handling citizen participation online - over social media, through their website, etc. I wanted to promote a blog post one of our clients, Wendy Clock-Johnson, Citywide Records Manager for the City of Sacramento, recently contributed to Granicus' Connecting... Read more »
When I set out to create GovLoop.com, I had a number of ideas. I've talked about my idea and philosophy in a couple places (here, here) but in short, I thought there needed to be a central online hub connecting the government community. A place to have discussion that wasn't based on agency, type of... Read more »