Civic Engagement in the 21st Century


credit:

21st century technology has opened many doors in increasing the level of engagement between citizens and local governments.

Cities are now embracing technology to get citizen feedback. Typically, online portals are being used by citizens to raise concerns and share their thoughts on the issues surrounding their communities. Mobile technology apps are being implemented throughout the country.


Read the Entire Article


Federal Programs Related to - Citizen Participation

Programs that seek to ensure the broad participation of community residents in government decision making and the political process. Citizen Interest Groups; Citizenship; Civics; Collective Action Programs; Grassroots; Mass Participation; Participatory Democracy

Federal Programs Related to - Civil Rights, Social Action & Advocacy, General/Other

Programs that focus on protecting and promoting the broad civil rights and civil liberties of individuals and work to change public policy and opinion in a variety of areas.

See also: +COMMON CODE Advocacy (**B); Hate Crimes Prevention (I02.07); Housing Discrimination (I05.08); Voter Services (W08.05)



Where is social enterprise really headed in 2015? Heath Shackleford, founder/kick starter of Good.Must.Grow, examines the trends in the production of Fifteen for 15, a list of key trends, impact opportunities and critical challenges in store for the New Year.




Social Services Jobs

  Education Jobs
  Social Work Jobs
  Program Director Jobs
  Social Work Jobs
  Foundation Related Jobs