|Name||Recentering Democracy around Citizens|
|Description||How might we redesign local democracy around the day-to-day goals and concerns of citizens? A set of leaders in civic engagement, including representatives of national associations that represent local officials, school systems, funders, and other leaders, met in early 2010 to compare notes on their work in communities and discuss possibilities for innovation. This report describes their discussion and recommendations.|
|Filename||Recentering Democracy around Citizens - multimedia report.doc|
|Filetype||doc (Mime Type: application/msword)|
|Created On:||09/24/2010 20:42|
|Last updated on||10/19/2011 10:44|
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