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1. Tunisia, the First Arab Country to Implement PB
(The Democracy Movement Blog/General)
... 23 years of the brutal and corrupt regime of General Ben Ali, the people of Tunisia started to experience the basic preconditions of a democratic state for the first time. Among them are freedom of expression, ...
2. Deliberative Publicity
(The Democracy Movement Blog/General)
... failed to explain why deliberators supported some policy steps and rejected others. That should be surprising to people who value civic reasoning. Many reports omitted important details about how the forum ...
3. What Does Public Innovation Mean?
(The Democracy Movement Blog/General)
... example: innovation can involve changing the way we talk about a common concern in a community. Is the discussion framed in terms of "problems," which usually degenerates into people pointing fingers and ...
4. Making Public Participation Legal -- Brookings recap
(The Democracy Movement Blog/General)
... meetings to consist largely of citizens getting three minutes at a microphone and having no interaction among people in the room. In addition, these public meetings include no discussion outside the scope ...
5. G1000: Deliberative democracy in Belgium
(The Democracy Movement Blog/General)
... 10 people to talk about a number of topics that have been identified as major concerns (the identification of topics has happened through an extensive survey). The discussions will be facilitated by moderators ...
6. Citizen engagement is a social good
(Workshops/Frontiers of Democracy: Online Democracy)
We believe citizen engagement is a social good. Some people believe civic engagement is political by definition Some people believe the context determines whether or not a given civic engagement activity ...
7. Online learning of engagement skills
(Workshops/Frontiers of Democracy: Online Democracy)
... pros and cons use technology tools lead and organize people  ...
8. Environments centered on ordinary people
(Workshops/Frontiers of Democracy: Online Democracy)
All kinds of people need environments (both physical and virtual) that are centered on the needs and goals of ordinary people, and that are welcoming to them match their languages and cultures  ...
9. Internet skills and tools
(Workshops/Frontiers of Democracy: Online Democracy)
Ensuring that people have access to the Internet is not enough. In addition: People need the skills and knowledge necessary to use the tools The tools must match the hardware people are using  ...
10. Online and face-to-face in concert
(Workshops/Frontiers of Democracy: Online Democracy)
Online and face-to-face strategies and tools should be used in concert to engage people where they are in order to optimize the benefits of both for communities that work for everyone.  ...
11. More collaborative laboratories
(Workshops/Frontiers of Democracy: Online Democracy)
We need more collaborative laboratories in which people from different sectors (technology/IF, civic organizations, community organizers, public officials, citizens, community members, academics…) work ...
Using a deliberative youth jury process designed by young people themselves, offer various proposals as alternatives to partisan politics. Also convene a senior's jury using the same process. Compare ...
13. Success factors
(Workshops/Sydney-2011)
Things that seem to factor into the success of DD projects: - structure of process - involving decision makers - multiple incentives for different people to participate - relevance/salience of ...
14. Next Steps for Rebuilding Democracy
(The Democracy Movement Blog/General)
... as only another political trick. Obama seems to be modeling his presidency on FDR’s government “for the people”, not on the strengthening of a democracy “by the people”.  As a result, his practice has ...
15. Community Engagement and Economic Growth
(The Democracy Movement Blog/General)
There is a strong connection between the way people feel about their community and the economic vitality of that city or town - this is one of the key findings of an important new study, "Soul of the Community," ...
16. Democracy Helpline
(Initiatives/Projects - General)
... a project of the Deliberative Democracy Consortium and its Partners, is to enable a broader array of people to make use of these powerful democratic strategies and principles. The Democracy Helpline will ...
17. Organizational Members
(About Us/Deliberative Democracy Consortium)
DDC members have:...on issues such as:...resulting in: provided assistance to hundreds of public involvement projects that have engaged hundreds of thousands of people in dialogue, deliberation, ...
18. Deliberative Democracy Fact Sheet
(About Us/Deliberative Democracy Consortium)
... of people in dialogue, deliberation, and problem-solving. Participants include large numbers of people who are often considered 'hard to reach,' including young people, recent immigrants, and low-income ...
19. The Deliberative Democracy Consortium
(About Us/Deliberative Democracy Consortium)
... set of people – it is a movement that, at this stage, may be less than the sum of its parts. The DDC is dedicated to connecting these disparate actors in a sustained, purposeful, and collaborative learning ...
20. Diers on neighborhood problem-solving
(The Democracy Movement Blog/Knowledge Building)
... Jim argues that “People will get involved to the extent that the effort is fun, shows results, utilizes the gifts that everyone has to offer, and starts where people are – their network, their passion, ...
21. America Wants National Discussions
(The Democracy Movement Blog/AmericaSpeaks)
...  At AmericaSpeaks, we’ve been waiting to see national polling results on what people think about the idea of conducting national discussions for a long time. It’s great to see that 80% number. What is ...
22. Who Should Be the Civic Advisors to the Next President?
(The Democracy Movement Blog/Links to Government)
The November 5th Coalition wants to know what you think about the civic priorities of the next administration.The Coalition is generating a list of people who would be valuable advisors to the next president ...
23. Public Involvement Usually Leads to Better Environmental Decision-making
(The Democracy Movement Blog/Knowledge Building)
... with the outcome of an environmental decision should have some influence on it. Critics maintain that public participation slows decision making and can lower its quality by including people unfamiliar ...
24. Conference on Online Deliberation
(Headlines/U.S. News)
... deliberation. From the organizers' site: At the dawn of the 21st century humankind faces challenges of profound proportions. The ability of people around the world to discuss, work, make decisions, and ...
25. The Next Form of Democracy
(Resources/Member Contributions)
... new ways for people and public servants to work together. The stories of civic experiments in "The Next Form of Democracy: How Expert Rule Is Giving Way to Shared Governance -- and Why Politics Will Never ...
26. The Change Handbook
(Resources/Member Contributions)
In 1999, the first edition of The Change Handbook provided a snapshot of a nascent field that broke barriers by engaging "whole systems" of people from organizations and communities in creating their own ...
27. Taking Democracy to Scale: Trip Report
(Resources/Member Contributions)
... and people to produce positive group experiences. They provide an online meeting space that is largely asynchronous to allow individuals to access the conference site at their own space. They also allow ...
28. Thrilling Show of People Power
(Resources/Member Contributions)
... to make mass arrests. All laced together with self-righteous sound and obsessive fury. None of that happened. Instead, our 5,000 men and women, including people from the suburbs, New ...
by Christopher Kelley, Program Associate, the Kettering Foundation The Kettering Foundation long ago identified a disconnect between the 'public' and 'politics.' People in communities all ...
... an alternative approach to mediation and arbitration where various people consider the case rather than just one potentially biased mediator or decision maker. Interest groups may be more motivated ...
... can co-opt deliberative processes or strongly organized sectors can do so at the expense of the less organized (even when the organized group represents the poor they may marginalize other poor people). ...
32. Boston Civic Summit
(The Democracy Movement Blog/AmericaSpeaks)
... the event was the simple fact that it was convened at all. Often people bemoan the state of civic engagement in our communities, but few actually mobilize around the issue as a critical problem. For city ...
33. Expecting More from Your eGovernment
(The Democracy Movement Blog/Online Deliberation)
... Street website, and the most popular ones are featured on the site’s home page. More than 7 million people — one in 10 British citizens — have signed one of those petitions since the site’s launch in the ...
34. Projects
(Initiatives/Projects - General)
... in a more powerful way. In order to "Reframe the Democracy Discussion," the DDC is committed to developing a new set of terms that will appeal to the different sets of people -- public officials, ...
35. Deliberative Democracy FAQ
(About Us/Deliberative Democracy General)
... democracy strengthens citizen voices in governance by including people of all races, classes, ages and geographies in deliberations that directly affect public decisions. As a ...
36. DDC Resources
(Resources/Member Contributions)
... ago identified a disconnect between the public and politics. People in communities all over the country felt estranged from their elected representatives, from their ...
37. We Have A Different Dream Today
(The Democracy Movement Blog/Knowledge Building)
... of a society that has moved beyond race. In the forty years since his death, we have tried to judge people “not by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character.” We have been striving ...
38. Online Deliberation
(Category)
... project ideas. The NextSteps page outlines activities suggested by participants, which will be discussed by ODDC. Notes from ODDC meeting DOD Notes Other Projects By The People - Work that we are ...
39. Initiatives
(Section)
... "Reframe the Democracy Discussion," the DDC is committed to developing a new set of terms that will appeal to the different sets of people -- public officials, activists, educators, organizers, academics, ...
40. Resources
(Section)
... long ago identified a disconnect between the public and politics. People in communities all over the country felt estranged from their elected representatives, from ...