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March 24, 2006

websites for civic renewal

Along the right-hand column of this page, I've been running automated excerpts from blogs about civic renewal. Below is a list of these blogs, including some exciting newcomers. All these sites provide a high dose of news and information (along with some commentary and opinion) and emphasize civic work of various kinds:

  • Civic Mission of Schools blog, with the daily news on civic education and youth service, provided in part by CIRCLE graduate assistant Gary Homana.
  • Smart Communities, a blog by the President of the Pew Partnership for Civic Change, Suzanne Morse
  • The Public Journalism Network Blog: keeping alive the spirit of public or civic journalism
  • The National Coalition for Dialogue and Deliberation's news page, for practical work on public deliberation
  • International Civic Engagement blog from Park University
  • Public Engagement, a blog by the University of Minnesota's Associate VP for Public Engagement, Victor Bloomfield
  • Silver in Seattle, by David Silver, guru of online civic work
  • Otherwise Engaged by Alexandra Samuel: "Every blogger's guide to civic engagement. Every citizen's guide to blogging."
  • Democracy LABlog, with Lars Hasselblad Torres' "updates from the field"
  • March 24, 2006 10:37 AM | category: Internet and public issues | Comments


    A few additions that I occasionally track:

    - Mike

    March 24, 2006 7:29 PM | Comments (1) | posted by Michael Weiksner

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