Knight Foundation: Expanding civic engagement in Tallahassee with help from LocalWiki (and an enterprising retiree)
When The Village Square embarked on our hyper-local community engagement project called “Get Local” — funded by Knight Foundation through the Community Foundation of North Florida — we wanted to appeal to people who weren’t the usual ones who show up for local civic events. With deepening national partisanship increasingly playing out in local politics, hometown civic discussions have become angrier and therefore less attractive to the average nonpartisan citizen. And we think Tallahassee can hardly afford to lose what they have to offer. Read the whole article on the Knight Foundation blog.