children's civic engagement

Children’s civic engagement

The Scratch online community addresses children’s civic engagement. Children and youth are provided a space to program, share, and discuss interactive media projects. A project by the Lifelong Kindergarten Group at the MIT Media Lab, members have shared over 16.3 million projects and 87.4 million project comments.

Sally Hussey

Sally Hussey

3 years ago

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public design to transform civic engagement

Public design to transform civic engagement

Alli Magidsohn, creative strategist, interviews Ray Boyle, co-founder of Our City, a start-up non-profit based in Oakland, California that works with public art and design to transform civic engagement and empower citizens to improve their communities.

Sally Hussey

Sally Hussey

3 years ago

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Educating youth for online civic engagement

Educating youth for online civic engagement

Erica Hodgin’s Educating Youth for Online Civic and Political Dialogue: A Conceptual Framework for the Digital Age examines digital affordances, challenges, and learning opportunities for youth participation in civic dialogue.

Sally Hussey

Sally Hussey

3 years ago

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Community Engagement vs Civic Engagement vs Public Involvement

Community Engagement versus Civic Engagement versus Public Involvement

The language of “community engagement” is tricky, and can be a minefield for the uninitiated. In Australia, “community engagement” has come to dominate the lexicon. In other parts of the world other phrases hold sway. A couple of weeks back, during an interview with a community engagement practitioner, I asked what “engagement” meant to him, […]

Dr Crispin Butteriss

Dr Crispin Butteriss

5 years ago

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