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Citizen Satisfaction with Digital Government Services Doubles in Two Years, Accenture Report Shows

From newsroom.accenture.com

Citizen satisfaction with digital government services has doubled in two years, says Accenture.
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Modeling Civic Engagement for Our Children

From boston.citymomsblog.com

As parents, how do we model how to be good citizens? There is no "one size fits all" model for civics engagement.
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Civic Engagement Expected to Shine in Round 2 of City Accelerator

From www.governing.com

The initiative's leader shares his aspirations as the next round kicks off this week.
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How Gainesville, Florida is tackling “brain drain”

From qz.com

Red tape has been holding Florida entrepreneurs back. A new initiative in Gainesville streamlines the process of starting a new business. By eliminating pain points for first time business owners, the city hopes to encourage creativity and competitiveness.
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Cities Discover the Power of Collective Intelligence

From www.govtech.com

A new study by William Eggers finds cities that tap the wisdom of the masses can maximize the impact of smart technology investments.
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Kittleson’s Corner: Coffee with Council

From elgl.org

Welcome back to Kittelson’s Corner my (now) weekly musings on things I think are interesting or important, especially in local government nerd-dom. Alright, let’s go. Book Review: The Blood o…
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WELL Community Standard Taking Shape

From www.wellcertified.com

The International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) is a public benefit corporation whose mission is to improve human health and well-being in buildings and communities across the world through its WELL Building Standard (WELL).
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A Playbook for How Cities Should Share and Protect Data

From www.citylab.com

A detailed guide from Harvard helps governments protect residents’ personal information in open-data initiatives.
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Providing Information and Options: Sequencing Discussions and Writing Discussion Materials

From www.publicagenda.org

Learn how to sequence discussions and write discussion materials in the latest entry in our series on better public participation and engagement.
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What's Wrong with Open-Data Sites--and How We Can Fix Them

From blogs.scientificamerican.com

Vast amounts of useful information can be found on government Web sites, but it's often impossible to make sense of it
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“The Role of Public Health in Complete Streets” webinar recap | Smart Growth America

From smartgrowthamerica.org

Last week we hosted the first webinar of our new series, Implementation & Equity 201: The Path Forward to Complete Streets. Together with Voices for Healthy Kids and the American Public Health Association, we explored “The Role of Public Health in Complete Streets”. Watch the full video recording of the webinar above, or download the … Continued
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What It Means to Get Engaged: A Roadmap for Cities

From www.governing.com

New resources available for cities that aim to develop and kick-start a robust public engagement strategy.
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Experimenting with local democracy

From medium.com

Huddersfield is weird. To the casual visitor it looks a lot like many towns in Britain- ethnically diverse, fairly deprived, getting on with it. There’s no outward hallmarks of thriving civic…
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Can a New Town Square Bridge the Electoral Divide? - Reimagining the Civic Commons

From civiccommons.us

America has become a politically divided and fractured country. How and where do we start to rebuild the social fabric essential to our democracy?
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Maximising the value of public engagement

From www.nationalhealthexecutive.com

Jane Mordue, the newly appointed permanent chair of Healthwatch England, explains why listening to feedback from the public is much more likely to help NHS and social care leaders make the right decis
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"Smart Cities" Are Too Smart for Your Privacy

From cyberlaw.stanford.edu

No one wants to live in a “dumb” city.  But I question whether anyone ought to want to live in a really smart city either.  I’d prefer to just live in a smarter city -- one that puts my privacy and security first before rolling out ubiquitous sensors and broad-scale data collection in the name of some larger public good.

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Sounds in the City: Are you listening to the world around you?

From www.newcitiesfoundation.org

Sounds in the City: Are you listening to the world around you?
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Understanding the Varieties of NIMBYism

From www.planetizen.com

"To get beyond NIMBYism, we first must understand it," writes Richard Florida. Richard Florida shares insights into a recent white paper published in December 2016 by Paavo Monkkonen, which "sheds interesting new light on the connection between NIMBYism and housing affordab
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When It Comes to Urban Development, More Folks Are Saying: “Yes, in My Backyard”

From www.nrdc.org

From NIMBY to YIMBY: What a difference a generation (and an urban housing shortage) makes.
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