Posts tagged collaboration
Announcing the Winners of Our First-Ever Collaborative Learning Seed Fund!

COLLABORATION is awesome but often hard to do. It’s not because of the lack of willpower, but commonly because of the lack of resources. To address this challenge head on, the Open Gov Hub is currently running a sprint fueled by a collaborative learning seed fund of $10,000 for our member organizations.

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A Special Global Gathering: First-Ever Global Affiliate Hubs Retreat

What happens when you gather 10 social change leaders from 8 countries and 4 different continents to spend 4 days learning about how to run better civic innovation hubs?

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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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Connecting Hubs from DC to Monrovia!

Open Gov Hub Director Nada Zohdy reflects on her visit to partner hub the iCampus in Monrovia, Liberia, where she ran a brand new, week-long “How to Run a Hub” training and learned from her Liberian counterparts.

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Stories of Collaboration at Open Gov Hub

Sometimes the very thing you need is right under your nose, or so the saying goes. And in a coworking community like the Open Gov Hub, there have been numerous cases where Hub organizations have achieved objectives or resolved long-standing problems through cross-collaboration with members from other teams. The shared values that bring members to the Hub have become a critical part of organizations’ progress and productivity, facilitating the transmission of valuable skills and knowledge.

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Defending Democracy: Lessons from Around the World

American democratic values and norms are facing unprecedented threats. In response, Global Integrity, the Open Gov Hub and the Sunlight Foundation (with support from the Omidyar Network) are launching a new program, in collaboration with Transparency International - Defending Democracy: Lessons from Around the World.

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