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Beth’s Blog

In Beth's Blog, Beth Kanter writes about the effective use of technology and social media for grassroots nonprofit organizations and causes. The site includes how-tos in text, video, screencasts, and photos. Beth is a nonprofit technology consultant who works on the human side of technology, focusing on evaluation, planning, assessment, training, and curriculum development. Beth served on the 2006 NCDD conference Tech Team. (continue)

Smart Communities Blog

This is a blog for anyone who has said, "The community I live in could be better - I'd like to help but I don't know where to start or even if I can make a difference." We can show you places to start and show you that change is possible in your community. This blog is managed by Suzanne Morse of Pew Partnerships for Civic Change, Author of Smart Communities: How Citizens and Local Leaders Can Use Strategic Thinking to Build a Brighter Future. (continue)

Designing for Civil Society

David Wilcox's blog on technology, engagement, and governance was started at a workshop on Designing for Civil Society in September 2003. (continue)

Change Management Blog

This blog, hosted by Holger Nauheimer from Germany, is for change management facilitators and anyone interested in the subject. The concept of change management describes a structured approach to transitions in individuals, teams, organizations and societies that moves the target from a current state to a desired state. (continue)


OntheCommons.org is web portal and blog that explores activism on behalf of the commons in all its variety. The commons is a powerful organizing principle for understanding countless aspects of nature, creativity and knowledge, local community and everyday experience. One of the great problems of our time, however, is the enclosure of the commons by market forces, often with the support of government. The majesty of the commons is being neglected. The purpose of the OntheCommons website is to explore the value of diverse commons, probe their distinctive dynamics and re-invent mechanisms for strengthening them. (continue)

CitizenPost (archive)

In the summer of 2006, the Case Foundation published Cynthia Gibson's groundbreaking paper "Citizens at the Center: A New Approach to Civic Engagement." The publication generated much discussion and debate, and this blog was created to allow the conversation to continue. Focused on all things "citizen-centered" (a term which includes not only citizens, but also those who aspire to be citizens, including immigrants), the blog attempts to dig down into how we can make civic engagement, civic discourse, political involvement, volunteering, and other good practices part and parcel of everyday life rather than something people do in their spare time or occasionally. (continue)

Center for Restorative Practice

The purpose of the Center for Restorative Practice is to develop, implement and study collaborative and restorative processes for use by families, communities and organizations in the service of social justice. (continue)

A. Fine Blog

Social media tools are enhancing our connectedness to one another. Alison Fine's blog focuses on how this connectedness affects our ability and willingness to work for the collective social good. (continue)

Digital Dialogues Interim Report

This important report outlines the Hansard Society's independent investigation into the use of online technologies to promote dialogue between central government in the U.K. and the public. Digital Dialogues presents overviews, data and guidance built around case studies. It has been written principally for government but it is also worthwhile reading for academics, journalists, practitioners and, of course, citizens. This is the interim report from the Digital Dialogues initiative. In March 2007 we will begin our end of initiative report and will make our recommendations the following May. (continue)

Earth Intelligence Network

The purpose of the Earth Intelligence Network (EIN) is to serve as the supporting foundation for a much larger public interest network. EIN will provide public intelligence support to: 1) Serious Games focusing on the Ten Threats, Twelve Policies, and Ten Players; 2) Policy summits, dialogues and think tanks, inclusive of the Transpartisan Policy Institute of Reuniting America; and 3) Budgets online and off, seeking to reconcile actual local, state, and national budgets with reality and our future needs. (continue)