The project is the inclusion of the urban community to the wider city driving – Citizen participation. People have to have a place where divulge their grievances to the authorities, ideas for improvements, questions to the government. If this option does not give us the direct authority – let's do it ourselves. Blogging platform, in which every citizen will be able to comment on issues related to the functioning of the city.
What locality or neighborhood will your project focus on?
Describe the specific community with whom you will be working.
Radom community is characterized by a low sensitivity to the social and civic culture. Unemployment is high and low life satisfaction. That's why you need to change it. Each resident will receive a chance to run their own web log – this is the way to build a true online, open civil society. Everyone has a voice!
What kinds of news, stories and other content will be created?
Generated content on the platform is primarily current political comments of the authorities – everyone will have the opportunity to influence the ruling through his blog – in the group of power! We also urge the politicians to set up blogs to develop a dialogue with the residents. In addition, the blog will be the content of the intervention – the road holes, broken stairs – we urge the authorities to change!
What technologies and digital tools do you plan to use in the trainings?
Describe the connections that you or your organization have already established that will contribute to the success of the project.
Our main partner is the organization of the Youth Parliament of Radom and student councils local schools. During the project we will seek the cooperation of the ruling – the city authorities, the opposition political parties – we want to establish a dialogue with them and turn their eyes to the citizens. In addition, we will work with radomskimi associations and universities.
How many participants do you think will be involved in your project?
We are counting on mass basis. We want the whole town started blogging. How many people will translate into a greater impact on power. Information directly in training and will be attended by civil approximately 150 people. Participate in the blogging platform – maybe 50 000 ..
Besides the microgrant funding, what other resources and support are you seeking for your project to ensure its success?
First of all, helping about 18 volunteers who will form their own resources. In addition, we will seek a permanent funding by the City, private sponsors, individuals. Cooperation with other NGOs will give us the opportunity to achieve success.