Digital conversation hubs for conversations of civic import. They are often designed to facilitate constructive dialogues, but sometimes fail by attempting to creating new destinations rather than embrace existing community hubs.
The California Report Card was developed by the CITRIS Data and Democracy Initiative at UC Berkeley in collaboration with the Office of Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom. The California Report Card explores how smartphones and networks can enhance communication between the public and government leaders.
LocalCircles takes Social Media to the next level and makes it about communities, governance and urban daily life.It enables citizens to come together in communities or groups to raise issues, find trusted information, participate in policy and engage in constructive collective action.