Tom Atlee of the Co-Intelligence Institute does some fine work. For several years he’s been compiling a list of resources for democracy and participation. In a recent newsletter, he provided some recent additions to the list. Here is what he said.-t.h.g.
Here is what we’ve found so far. Please spread the word and share with us any other sites that describe multiple resources on these subjects.
1. Participedia – http://participedia.com/wiki/Welcome_to_Participedia
2. ParticipateDB – http://participatedb.com/
3. The National Coalition for Dialogue and Deliberation’s Resource pages – http://ncdd.org/rc/, especially http://ncdd.org/rc/item/category/participatory-practices
4. Orton Family Fund’s “Community Matters” – http://www.communitymatters.org/cm-network
5. Craigslist Foundation’s LikeMinded – http://craigslistfoundation.org/blog/we-are-likeminded/
6. WiserEarth – e.g., http://www.wiserearth.org/all/search?phrase=democracy and http://www.wiserearth.org/all/search?phrase=participation and others
7. Wikipedia.org – e.g., http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:Collective_intelligence and http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:Government and others
8. A Pattern Language for Group Process – http://grouppatternlanguage.org/wagn/Pattern_hearts_and_pics_by_name
9. People and Participation.net – http://www.peopleandparticipation.net
10. Deliberative Democracy Helpline – http://www.deliberative-democracy.net/helpline/
11. Co-intelligence Institute lists:
a. Community Resources from the Co-Intelligence Institute – http://co-intelligence.org/CommunityResourcesCII.html (includes extensive materials on multi-process programs)
13. E-Democracy – http://E-Democracy.org
14. Tom Atlee’s list of participatory budgeting resources – http://tom-atlee.posterous.com/participatory-budgeting-practices-places-game