New Strategies and Techniques

Redefine and revitalize role of libraries - convene non-partisan citizen dialogue events

Simply put, there are very few truly non-partisan environments that have a presence in every community across our nation. Libraries, a friend argued recently, are the "last bastion od democracy" - and are uniquely positioned to gather their local citizens into a new national democratic practice of getting together regularly to: access and share information; voice opinions, and take action as individuals or in groups. ...more »

Submitted by (@veronique)

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Between Federal, State, and Local Governments

Conferences for Collaboraiton (or End Traditional Conferences)

This is for Collaboration across EVERYTHING...for Participation and for Capacity Building Between Federal Agencies Between Federal, State, and Local Governments Public-Private Partnerships Do-It-Yourself Government ---------------- Making innovative change in big systems is challenging. I know, I have been working hard on a particularly large challenge myself - supporting the emergence of the identity layer of the ...more »

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Ad powerful filtering engines to this site to stop the insult and nonesense

There is quite a lot of typical "Obama-liar-racist-nazi"- nonesense out there, which makes it very difficult and pretty annoying for people who have real ideas and know how to discuss the civilised way. Please, please add something like a team of moderators, who delete nonsens and obvious insults. Free speech is everyone's right, but people who spam or insult should be thrown out, banned and prosecuted if they are have ...more »

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Diverse Ldrs/Citizens Address Pivotal Issues & Co-Create Sustainable Solutions thru Orbits of Influence Global Social Innovation

WHY IS THIS IDEA IMPORTANT? ORBITS OF INFLUENCE Social Innovation Initiative was designed to provide a co-creative space and proven master process through which diverse leaders may come together in dialogue to address and co-create sustainable solutions for the pivotal issues and ideas of our lives, work and world. Using this model for public/civic dialogue, we have successfully addressed - and generated co-created ...more »

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Diverse Ldrs/Citizens Address Pivotal Issues & Co-Create Sustainable Solutions thru Orbits of Influence Global Social Innovation

WHY IS THIS IDEA IMPORTANT? ORBITS OF INFLUENCE Social Innovation Initiative was designed to provide a co-creative space and proven master process through which diverse leaders may come together in dialogue to address and co-create sustainable solutions for the pivotal issues and ideas of our lives, work and world. Using this model for public/civic dialogue, we have successfully addressed - and generated co-created ...more »

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Reject or remove birth certificate ideas

If someone posts an idea with those two words, have it automatically fail to post. I just signed on to this site, to read what my fellow Americans were thinking about how to improve our country. Instead it appears that the wingnut fringe is using this as a backboard for their crazy theories about why the president isn't really the President. If I wanted to read this stuff I could go read redstate, or the emails my ...more »

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