Beyond Voting - New York City

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Beyond Voting: http://beyondvoting.wikia.com/wiki/Beyond_Voting

Description

  • Created by Tom Lowenhaupt ([email protected]) - from a project to provide NYC's community board members, staffs, and residents witha range of governance communication services
  • A wiki derived from the premise that city assigned "community boards" in New York were ineffective due to imistations in budgets and technology.
  • The beyond voting wiki provides a means for community members to create a better system that identifies
  • the goal is to create an improved governance structure for NYC
  • The wiki allows users to give input on issues regarding institutional changesuch as:

o Lower Chamber

o Decentralization

o School Participation

o Youth Participation

o Elections

o and also allows you to give additional suggestions (http://www.eu.socialtext.net/wiki-government-and-democracy/index.cgi?action=weblog_display)


More Information

See the related project in Minnesota: Map 150