Community Indicators for Your Community

Real, lasting community change is built around knowing where you are, where you want to be, and whether your efforts are making a difference. Indicators are a necessary ingredient for sustainable change. And the process of selecting community indicators -- who chooses, how they choose, what they choose -- is as important as the data you select.

This is an archive of thoughts I had about indicators and the community indicators movement. Some of the thinking is outdated, and many of the links may have broken over time.

Thursday, September 6, 2007

Reviewers of E-Government Sites Needed

Can you help?

Dear All,

The E-Governance Institute at Rutgers University-Newark is conducting itsThird Global E-Governance Survey 2007 in collaboration with theSungKyunKwan University, South Korea.

The Survey evaluates websites of municipalities worldwide and compares their rankings on a globale-governance scale. We are seeking to recruit volunteers who read thefollowing languages and who would be willing to evaluate one or more citywebsites worldwide.

Spanish, French, Arabic, Hebrew, Greek, Malay, Vietnamese, Hungarian,Latvian, Moldovan, Norwegian, Polish, Slovakian, Swedish, Danish, Finnish.

Surveyors will have the opportunity to learn about e-governance and related issues such as e-democracy, e-voting, e-bulletin boards, websiteusability and online citizen participation. Each evaluation can be donewithin two to three hours and surveyors will be credited in the published results.

If you are interested in volunteering for the survey, please email Aroon Manoharan at and he will send you further details.

Please forward this message to your friends and colleagues.

--Aroon Manoharan
Doctoral Student/Associate Director
E-Governance Institute
School of Public Affairs and Administration
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
360 Martin Luther King Blvd.Hill Hall, 7th floor
Newark · New Jersey 07102-1801
Phone: 973/353-5093(29)
Fax: 973/353-5907


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