Collaborative workspaces from NYResistor, a hacker collective with a shared space located in Boerum Hill, Brooklyn, to Bucketworks in Milwaukee, are springing up to bring artists, hackers, freelancers, and open government activists together in creative. Check out the local version at CivicLab design hack.
CivicLab design hack is Saturday June 16 at the Read/Write Library, 914 N. California, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. There will be light refreshments in the morning and a pizza and salad lunch in the afternoon to keep the ideas and hackers going.To see the agenda and optional background materials on civic engagement, please go to http://www.civiclab.us/design-
What should CivicLab, a place for community action, positive change, and 21st century citizens be? What should it do? What should it look like like?
What do YOU need to be more effective in civic engagement and activism? Remember, it wants to be a store front space AND an online place for making useful tools and programs to spur civic engagement and social change. Download a flier. RSVP to [email protected] for address.
- The Death Of American Community?(beachwoodreporter.com)
- Civic Engagement and Online Learning(insidehighered.com)
- Thoughts on Civic Engagement and Democracy(allthingsreform.org)