Ric Matthews Speaking on Redtents Campaign: An Open Source Model

Speaking at a rally supporting the need for affordable housing in Vancouver on Saturday, Reverend Ric Matthews of United First Church elaborated on the theme of open-source collaboration without directly using that terminology. He used the Redtents campaign as a model of citizen engagement going forward. His message was that the campaign for affordable housing … Continue reading Ric Matthews Speaking on Redtents Campaign: An Open Source Model

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DTES Kitchen Tables Project: A New Wave of Open Source NGO Coalitions?

A new trend of non-profit coalitions is emerging. Rather than formal agreements, groups are coming together - sometimes extremely quickly - in connected and collaborative groups. They are using the open source model to link themselves together in service of a common strategy yet allowing tremendous flexibility in tactics. Whether it was the broad-based TckTckTck … Continue reading DTES Kitchen Tables Project: A New Wave of Open Source NGO Coalitions?