This project ‘Improving Public Participation in Governance’ using the 247townhall.com platform is a 24 month pilot project designed to bridge the gap between the elected and the electors.

In summary this platform was built as a means to encourage the use of information technology in politics. This platform encourages and promotes the participation of citizens in politics and all it entails. It serves as a middle ground between citizens and its elected servants to talk about their concerns, fears and to come together to create a solution that addresses these concerns, allays their fears and develop lasting solutions to the communities while building trust and a sense of unity between members. It also helps the governing members to be transparent in their dealings with members of their communities and to give them a platform to be able to reach out to the people they were elected to serve....
This project ‘Improving Public Participation in Governance’ using the 247townhall.com platform is a 24 month pilot project designed to bridge the gap between the elected and the electors.

In summary this platform was built as a means to encourage the use of information technology in politics. This platform encourages and promotes the participation of citizens in politics and all it entails. It serves as a middle ground between citizens and its elected servants to talk about their concerns, fears and to come together to create a solution that addresses these concerns, allays their fears and develop lasting solutions to the communities while building trust and a sense of unity between members. It also helps the governing members to be transparent in their dealings with members of their communities and to give them a platform to be able to reach out to the people they were elected to serve.
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