New Strategies and Techniques

Promise USA - National Network of Citizen Conversation

What if Americans of all ages, races, backgrounds and beliefs could come together in a series of national conversations on topics of significant importance to the nation? What if we could create a listening and learning environment through structured conversations to lead us to better understand one another, establish common ground and transform ideas into action? What if all of us had a role in making this a reality? ...more »

Submitted by (@christinewhitneysanchez)

Voting

135 votes
Active

Rulemaking

Local forums to implement high-speed networks (broadband)

Municipalities and regions undertaking projects in high-speed networking be encouraged to create online forums that: * Post regional maps showing the demographic features, geographical features, patterns of network use, and technological facilities relevant to the project * Accept proposals, provide comment and rating systems, and run polls * Provide public terminals and low-bandwidth versions of data, so that people ...more »

Submitted by (@praxagora)

Voting

35 votes
Active

New Strategies and Techniques

Deploy Unused Federal Assets in Timely Manner for Natural Disasters

Examine, discuss and plan for the use of rapid deployment of Federal Assets such as Fixed and Rotary Wing aircraft to proactively support areas in need due to impending or existing natural disaster within the U.S. Time and time again, state and local governments do not have the resources with which to adequately support preventative, or reactive measures to Natural Disasters that our citizen's fall victim to. A latest ...more »

Submitted by Unsubscribed User

Voting

8 votes
Active

Performance Appraisal

Accountability/Reward Employees

Create a web based accountability and reward system for all employees or organizations which receive federal taxpayer funds using open source web based content management systems to reduce any overhead. For example, allow local citizens to evaluate the performance of employees motivating the lowest performers to improve by being publicly identified, and financially rewarding the top performers for their service to the ...more »

Submitted by (@jongalt)

Voting

4 votes
Active