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Civic innovations to improve communities and government services

What if we could re-program government together?

What bugs would you fix? What would be the killer app? How would you combine citizen and government data to improve services and quality of life in your community?

The near future holds profound opportunities for rapid innovation in government services. New civic technologies will be built with open data, ubiquitous cloud connectivity, and real-time sensing.

International Advocacy Evaluation Community of Practice's Webinar: Participatory video and Most significant change

This is a recording of the International Advocacy Evaluation Community of Practice's Webinar on September 26, 2012. During the webinar we heard from Soledad Muniz, Senior Associate at InsightShare of their use of Participatory Video and Most Significant Change Methods to conduct evaluations of women's rights and capacity building efforts in Guatemala and Uganda.

Using Theory of Change and Theories of Action for International Advocacy Networks by Innovations for Scaling Impact

Innovations for Scaling Impact (iScale) and the Center for Evaluation Innovation present a series of original webinars that explores evaluation approaches and tools that contribute to the improved effectiveness of international advocacy efforts. The following webinar focuses on the use of a Theory of Change and Theories of Action.

Working Across Differences in Collaborations & Partnerships

In this series from the UC Berkeley School of Public Health, Center for Health Leadership's 2011 Annual Leadership Conference, you will learn how to build effective partnerships within communities and health organizations, and across sectors. In this video, Kenneth V. Hardy stresses the importance and complexity of relationships in collaborative arrangements and focuses on its implications for succesfully working together.

Collaborative Challenges and Successes: A Case Example

In this series from the UC Berkeley School of Public Health, Center for Health Leadership's 2011 Annual Leadership Conference, you will learn how to build effective partnerships within communities and health organizations, and across sectors. In this video, collaborative challenges and successes are discussed, followed by a case study about operationalizing collaboration among health care safety net providers.

Participatory Decision-Making in Multi-Stakeholder Collaborations

In this series from the UC Berkeley School of Public Health, Center for Health Leadership's 2011 Annual Leadership Conference, you will learn how to build effective partnerships within communities and health organizations, and across sectors. In this video, Sam Kaner focuses on among others the complexity of group dynamics. He investigates what makes it so likely that many high hope collaborative efforts end up with such a poor sense of the gap between what they thought they could do versus what they actually did.

TEDx talk "This is not a video camera"

In this TEDx Talk about participatory video, Chris Lunch of InsightShare asks us to re-look at what we think we know about the technology and potential behind video cameras. He shows how handing over a video camera to a community and letting the subjects of a film become the directors, turns a video camera into a people magnet and a true champion for change.

Participatory Video for Community Consultation CASE STUDY - Solar Power in Turkmenistan

With the participatory video project starting in 1999, a film made by the community led to InsightShare’s “Solar Power = Community Power” project, enabling the community to take action and address these key issues they had identified.

Participatory Video for Community Action CASE STUDY: Indigenous Voices in Uganda

This participatory video was created to raise awareness among Ugandan policy makers and the world at large of the shocking plight of the Batwa people since their forced eviction from their ancestral hunting grounds in 1992. Part of this film was aired on Ugandan television and it was screened to local and national politicians, donors and NGOs.

Principled Negotiation

This video by CommGAP provides clarity on the different aspects of principled negotiation and multi-stakeholder dialogues. It also shares tips and tricks for effective stakeholder engagement.