Information Renaissance-produced online dialogues, with
links to dialogue archives:
California Education Dialogue:
A statewide dialogue on California's Master Plan for Education,
from pre-kindergarten through post-graduate levels. An
report described the lessons learned from this project.
June 3-14, 2002.
Public Involvement in EPA Decisions:
A national dialogue on the EPA's new draft Public Involvement Policy.
An independent evaluation is available from Resources for the Future.
This project won an
E-Gov 2002 Explorer Award.
July 10-20, 2001.
Money and Politics - Who Owns Democracy?
A deliberative online dialogue sponsored by National Issues Forums
Research. March 19-30, 2001.
Libraries as a Community Resource for Environmental Information:
An online dialogue conducted with the Environmental Law Institute for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and involving librarians, environmental activists and other stakeholders to discuss mechanisms for providing environmental information to the public. September 18-29, 2000.
National Dialogue on Social Security Reform:
An online dialogue conducted in conjunction with Americans Discuss Social Security and featuring roundtable discussions with members of Congress and other subject experts. April 19 - June 4, 1999.
Universal Service: Pennsylvania:
An online dialogue for teachers and librarians in Pennsylvania to provide input to the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission on their implementation of the E-Rate program of the Federal Communications Commission in Pennsylvania. September 15 - October 10, 1997.
Universal Service/Network Democracy:
A five-week long online dialogue on the E-Rate program of the FCC, a rulemaking under provisions of the Telecommunications Act of 1996. August 26 - September 27, 1996.