I got this email yesterday and I’m excited to see how this turns out. Definitely a good idea and I like the fact it is time-limited. What do you think?
For one week beginning on Monday, April 27th, we will be hosting the
Recovery.Gov Dialogue on Information Technology Solutions and we would
like to invite you and your members to participate. This online
dialogue will be reaching out to the public, state and local partners,
potential recipients and solution providers around the question:
What ideas, tools, and approaches can make Recovery.gov a place where
the public can monitor the expenditure and use of recovery funds?
The IT Dialogue, which will run from April 27th to May 3rd, is a
unique opportunity to directly influence how Recovery.gov is built and
When Congress passed and the President signed the American Recovery
and Reinvestment Act in February, it created a website, Recovery.gov,
to openly show the public how, when and where recovery funds are spent
to ensure our economic recovery is the most transparent and
accountable in history. The results of the dialogue will be reviewed
for the most innovative suggestions around making Recovery.gov a more
effective portal for transparency.
The dialogue is being hosted by the National Academy of Public
Administration, a congressionally chartered, non-profit, non-partisan,
good government organization that helps tackle government’s toughest
Participation from the blogging community is critical to the success
of this initiative. We would like to ask you to participate and to do
the following to help spread the word about the IT Dialogue:
Blog on the IT Dialogue. We have created a one-page summary of the IT
Dialogue for your ease of use. [BELOW]
Follow us on Twitter at @natldialogue –
http://twitter.com/natldialogue – , or on the “Recovery Dialogue: IT
Solutions” Facebook group –
http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=81694037326 – to receive event
reminders and updates.
Post the following message in your own Twitter feed:
White House Recovery Dialogue on IT Solutions starts April 27! Learn
more @ www.Recovery.gov, follow @natldialogue, pls RT
Block out 2-3 hours between April 27th and May 3rd to visit
www.recovery.gov, log in and participate in the Dialogue.
If you have additional questions about the IT Dialogue, or if you have
recommendations for other groups who should be contacted, please email
[email protected] or call 202-204-3633.
Thank you in advance for joining the discussion and sharing your