== Resources ==
*[http://wiki.commonstransition.org/wiki/A_Charter_for_Democracy A Charter for Democracy] on Commons Transition Strategies Wiki (''creative commons license'')
*[http://civicactivism.buildingchangetrust.org/default.asp Civic Activism]
*[http://wiki.civiccommons.org/ Civic Commons Wiki], an effort to provide a permanent, sustainable organization to assist public agencies in the adoption of open systems and collaborative technologies, and to coordinate the co-creation of these technologies among agencies to ensure interoperability and shareability. Civic Commons will provide infrastructure, knowledge, and toolsets to government entities, and encourage the development of shared "civic software" and protocols, and supply optional technical infrastructure (such as data and project hosting) as needed.
*How to Start Participatory Budgeting in Your City, Dec 3, 2011, [http://www.shareable.net/blog/how-to-start-participatory-budgeting-in-your-city Shareable]
*[http://imaginechicago.org/ Imagine Chicago], Imagine projects and networks in th [[UK]], [[Europe]] and [[Australia]] have been modelled on Imagine Chicago.
*[http://www.opengovpartnership.org/ogp-participation-and-cocreation-standards Open Government Partnership Participation & Co-creation Standards], ''added Feb 2017''
*Regulation on collaboration between citizens and and the City for the care and regeneration of urban commons, [http://www.comune.bologna.it/media/files/bolognaregulation.pdf comune.bologna.it]
*Who Ya Gonna Call? [http://slowdemocracy.org/blogslowdemcracy/2013/6/12/who-ya-gonna-call-deliberative-democracy-resources Deliberative Democracy Resources]
[http://promisetracker.org/ Promise Tracker], Data collection for civic action. After an election, how can citizens hold elected leaders accountable for promises they made during the campaign season? We believe that informed communities, equipped with data, are the best positioned to assess the performance of their representatives and advocate for change on a local level. Promise Tracker explores how citizen monitoring can extend civic engagement between election cycles.
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[http://transparency.globalvoicesonline.org/ Technology for transparency network]
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