Developing a consensus amongst neighborhood organizations is vital if they wish to succeed.Â Professor and long time community organizer Jim Diers discusses his past work in the Seattle Office of Neighborhoods, the incentives of strong planning and how heâ€™s bringing a back bone to the Democratic party. Download this episode (right click and save)Show Information Guest: Jim Diers, Professor, University of Washington Related Event: Santa Rosa CommunityÂ Summit Related Organizations: Seattle [...]Read more ›
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Embracing Web 2.0 tools, the City of San Francisco has started making its data more open to the public. NENfm interviews Adriel Hampton, web specialist and speaker at the upcoming Craigslist Foundation Boot Camp, about the potential of this move and if it’s actually possible to make sense of so much data. Episode Length: 26:02 Download this episode (right click and save) Show Information Guest: Adriel Hampton, investigator with the SF [...]Read more ›
From Twitter to Facebook to podcasting and blogging, from President Obama’s Open Government Initiative to San Francisco’s Open Data efforts, we live in interesting times as the roles of citizens, media, and government intertwine and change. Much of this change is driven by interesting new technologies and a reform movement sometimes called “Government 2.0.” However, as NEN director Daniel Homsey reminded me recently, innovation â‰ technology. We must move beyond [...]Read more ›