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A national citizens' assembly to represent the people's wisdom

A citizen's assembly (CA) is a randomly selected body of several hundred people, brought together to serve a single term on a single issue and then disbanded. The CA has three phases:

1. Intensive information gathering: participants get up to speed on the issue and have the opportunity to hear from a wide variety of witnesses who have relevant information.

2. Dialogue and deliberation: participants build trust first... more »

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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 »

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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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Public-Private Partnerships

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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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 »

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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

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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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Making Data More Accessible

Dialogue?

I'm sitting here looking at all the people who've had their posts deleted because they are raising a legitimate issue: Where's The Birth Certificate. And at the top of the page it reads, "Open Government Dialogue". It's not dialogue when people are silenced. What exactly is this site's definition of 'dialogue'?

Also, I don't place full blame of providing proof of birth on Mr. Obama. I also blame both sides of the... more »

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