Empowering Civic Engagement

Tools for civic engagement -- there's an app for that. The Knight Foundation announces Engagement Commons, a comprehensive catalogue of civic engagement software.
January 17, 2012, 7am PST | Jonathan Nettler | @nettsj
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Are you overwhelmed by the proliferation of apps aimed at better connecting citizens to each other and their governments? A new tool for city leaders and staffers will compile a comprehensive catalog of civic engagement software.

To be released by the Knight Foundation this Spring, "Engagement Commons is a dynamic wiki, an editable catalogue of applications that foster civic engagement. The catalogue will include comprehensive information regarding the purpose, features and uses of each application; reviews of each app; technical requirements and options for deploying the app; as well as listings of locations each app is being used in."

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Published on Wednesday, January 11, 2012 in Knight Blog
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