civic engagement

American Flag
On July 04, 2013 by Mike Rubio
This Fourth of July is, for me, distinguished by the recent victory on immigration reform in the Senate . (Though we now must wait and hope for the House to move .) I am excited and inspired by the...[Read More]
On October 17, 2012 by John Hoffman
With voter registration closed or closing soon in most states, many nonprofits think it’s too late to foster more widespread electoral participation, but there is still much that can be accomplished...[Read More]
Occupy Wall Street banner
On November 02, 2011 by Tina Lee
Over the past few weeks, the Occupy Wall Street movement – or #OWS if you’re following along on Twitter – has spread like wildfire. According to the ‘Occupy Wall Street’ page on Wikipedia, as of...[Read More]
Latinos raising hands
On September 28, 2011 by Tina Lee
Last week I spoke on a panel focused on how direct democracy might be re-imagined through the use of technology. I shared the stage with four incredibly inspiring speakers whose innovations could...[Read More]
On March 02, 2010 by margaret
The Funders’ Committee for Civic Participation (FCCP) recently shared the findings of a new report which tell the story of the massive voter-registration and mobilization efforts of the 501(c)(3)...[Read More]
Members of project New Media Literacies talk about the social skills and cultural competencies needed to engage in today's participatory culture
From touch-screen voting to online campaigning, technology is shaping the future of civic engagement. But what does this mean for e-democracy,...
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