We returned to the northeast this week to run a workshop in Belém do Pará with The Social Observatory of Belém. The group was fantastically diverse, including reps from the public prosecutor’s office, the secretary for the environment, the informal[…]
On Saturday we accompanied a group organized by the residents association in the São Paulo neighborhood of Moema. We gathered in a cake shop with an eclectic group including local business owners, participatory councilors, a representative from the local branch of city hall[…]
We teamed up with Instituto Alana this week to run a Promise Tracker workshop in a region of São Paulo called Jardim Pantanal, located about 40 miles out of the city center near the airport. Alana has had a presence in[…]
On Tuesday we ran a follow up session with participatory councillors from Sé region in downtown São Paulo to run a mini data collection campaign to present back to the council as an example of Promise Tracker in action. The group[…]
We had the pleasure of collaborating with Nossa Ilhéus on Thursday to debut Promise Tracker in the state of Bahia. Working with a group of student activists, media makers, professors, and members of councils on education and entrepreneurship, we developed campaigns to[…]
On Monday we teamed up with the staff and leadership of the Sustainable Ilhabela Institute to test out Promise Tracker on local sanitation issues. Just off the coast of the state of São Paulo, Ilhabela is home to about 30,000 year-round residents[…]
Nossa São Paulo and the Promise Tracker team traveled to Brasilia this week for the first international conference of the International Sustainable Cities network. There were reps from cities across the globe who gathered to share best practices from the 12 different focus[…]
On March 23, the Center for Civic Media and Rede Nossa São Paulo teamed up for the public launch of Promise Tracker and De Olho nas Metas.
On Friday we visited Comunitas to run an introductory workshop with the organization’s program staff and creators of the Brazilian civic app, Colab.re. The group created demo campaigns, discussed potential applications of the tool within the Comunitas network and explored some of the[…]
On Thursday we traveled across Minas Gerais to work with leaders of Nossa Betim and students from a local technical school.