Citizenship is the
American Ideal. There may be an army of actualities
opposed to that ideal, but there is no ideal opposed to that
Spend three minutes at each of the following sites for a quick
resources available, and return to the sites you liked best for
Key Resources for Community Participatory Decision-Making,
and Electronic Democracy:
E-Democracy Resources from Steven Clift
Knowledge Democracy Center from Andrew Cohill
E-democracy Archives from Steven Clift
Includes resources and a newsletter
United Kingdom Report on E-democracy
Institute for the Study of Civic Values--Help strengthen America's
to our historic civic ideals. Many resources for citizens to build a
Neighborhoods Online: National
A key component of LibertyNet; helping neighborhood activists and
information and resources of use in solving community problems; online
Votelink-the voice of the 'Net
Free on-line voting and discussions; See Teen Voting and discussions!
The Civic Mind
Gateway to civic participation.
Free voting and polling web tools for your web site.
A clearinghouse for cause-related web collaborative activities. Select
Activist training course!
WebActive.com: Activist Group Directory
Here's a great searchable directory of "communities of interest;"
An Electronic Civil Liberties Library
From the Electronic Frontier Foundation: Select Netculture and Online
Minnesota E-Democracy Initiative
An exceptionally vigorous state initiative. Good source of links to
24 Hours in Cyberspace
Creating a digital time capsule of how online technology is changing
the world in the
course of a single day.
Home, School and Community Collaboration Models
Cyberfair Project from the Global Schoolhouse
Collaborative Projects, then
An Intl. competition for K12 students to create local web community
Collaborative Learning Community Models
Select "Web Conferencing" and click on David Woolley's Web
Includes a guide to selecting web conferencing software. http://thinkofit.com/webconf/
A searchable directory of discussion forums on the web. Resources on
Federal Government Resources and
Thomas Jefferson Government Resources
Direct from the Library of Congress, here are extensive resources on
activity; Bills, congressional records, advisory board reports,
sites, and even email addresses and mailing label files for serious
Your first click for government resources.
Providing a comprehensive central access point for locating and
League of Women Voters: DemocracyNet
The White House
Take the White House Tour!!
Guide to online mentoring and federal computer recycling
Entrepreneurship and Economic
condenses to knowledge which condenses to wisdom,
value is created in
Adult and Youth
Entrepreneurship Training Resources
Select Entrepreneurship, then Entrepreneurship resources! See end of
listing for courses
for K8-K12; Entrepreneurship Curriculum.
From Washington DC, the most electronically wired, educated, monied
charged community in the world; here are resources for learning how to
grow an online
Business @ Home
Making a life while making a living.
Listing and How-To-Telecommute Handbook
Interesting focus for a home business; to teach others telecommuting
Association of America
SoHo (Small Office/Home Office Resources;) Excellent! See their
Community Networking Models
Association for Community Networking
A new organization created by many of the original pioneers.
500 local businesses and organizations have web sites posted. Includes
conferencing in a web-accessible format.
La Plaza Telecommunity
A rural tri-cultural community network which was the first to use a
Metropolitan Austin Information Network
A successful large urban community network.