- PLANiTULSA says….
- Tulsa City Council’s Policy Blog had this entry in October 2012 that presumably gives insight into this Council’s position on how citizen engagement could be better. It has this link to a good piece at Next City in which the authenticity of many citizen engagement efforts is questioned.
- The Open Government Initiative is a directive issued January 20, 2009 by the administration of President Barack Obama “creating an unprecedented level of openness in Government.” The philosophy is the government should be transparent, participatory and collaborative. “President Obama emphasizes a “bottom-up” philosophy that taps citizen expertise to make government smarter and more responsive to private sector demands.”