How would you define the cultural change of Government? Should it become more like a Service Organization instead of a Governing Organization? (Question posed by Sam Mehrani on the “Create a government-wide culture of transparency, collaboration, and participation” item) My response to him: I think that the government should use 501c3 non-profit organizations and community-based programs as a model for their culture, ...more »
Oftentimes those who work in community services for non-profits can't afford to purchase a home on their salaries so a gov't stipen would greatly enhance fulfilling community positions that necessitate degreed workers. Our communities are the backbone of our society. It would also encourage employee growth in these organizations that are likely to be understaffed and that's a win-win situation for all involved.