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Watch the Spring 2019 Ignite Talks

On May 5, 2019 at our 5th year Anniversary, Open Gov Hub hosted a Lightning Talk event featuring three speakers passionate about civic engagement, public oversight, and transparency in politics.

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5 Lessons on How to Fix America's Broken Political System (from the Unrig Summit)

America’s political system is fundamentally broken. Here are 5 takeaways from the Unrigh the System Summit 2019 about how we can fix it.

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Top 8 Ways to Avoid Death by Working Group

We’ve all been in long, meandering meetings or working groups that have left us all wondering, “Why did I spend my time on this?” Since a large number of Hub member organizations are engaged in capacity building activities by educating people in some way, the Hub team held a series of workshops this fall as a way to support member organizations to be better educators, peer learning facilitators, and storytellers.  

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Invest Your Money In Your People: 5 Top Takeaways from 2018 World Bank GPSA Forum

Many members of the Open Gov Hub team and network convened alongside hundreds of social accountability advocates from around the world for this year’s Global Partnership for Social Accountability (GPSA) Forum at the World Bank from October 30 - November 1, 2018.

This year’s GPSA summit -Money Matters: Public Finance and Social Accountability for Human Capital- explored how social accountability reforms can support improved health, education and other basic development outcomes, specifically through human capital investments.

What did we learn from this seminal event?

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Celebrating Collective Growth at our Annual Fall Open House

Last week, we were delighted to host our 3rd Annual Open Gov Hub Open House with 100 members and friends of our community. The goal of this special gathering was to pause from the day-to-day busyness that consumes so many of us, to deepen our connections and reflect on and celebrate our collective achievements. We had several Exhibit Booths, 2 incredible Ignite Talks, and one very big announcement!

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Some Top 10 Takeaways from Tbilisi

Over 2,000 advocates from nearly 100 countries convened in beautiful Tbilisi, Georgia in July for a hectic week at the Global Summit of Open Government Partnership to explore how we can collectively enhance the global work of open government.

So, what did we learn in the process? Read on to find out.

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