Posts Tagged: organizing

Grassroots Effort Leads to Big Local Change in Urban Area

By Katherine Parker, Associate Consultant, MPA’12 In early March, we completed a six month engagement with a coalition of seven synagogues along Pennsylvania’s Old York Road and presented our final action plan for the revitalization of the area. Although the project is at an end, it feels much more like a new beginning – with… Read more »

Five organizing tips for a successful open government unconference

Original appearance on opensource.com. Joining the open source (and CityCamp) movement has been one of the best experiences of my life. I’ve been involved with open source for over a decade, but I never got involved in a community project in any significant way–until I found CityCamp. I haven’t submitted a single line of code,… Read more »

Ch-Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes

Cross-posted from Wired to Share In case you missed my excessive tweets and Facebook posts over the past few days, it’s now public that I’m leaving City of San Francisco to join Jim Gilliam and Jesse Haff’s 3dna, the company behind Act.ly and NationBuilder. I will be the “chief organizer” for NationBuilder, evangelizing the tool,… Read more »