The Colorado Citizen Observers Pilot Project seeks to create a new path for civic engagement using the power of people and mobile devices. We will train people to attend, observe, and record government meetings so we can share original, accurate, non-partisan documentation of the proceedings with the public and news media. The project is being implemented by a coalition of partners led by the League of Women Voters of Larimer County and funded by the Gates Family Foundation, and supported by the Colorado Media Project, Open Media Foundation, the Colorado Freedom of Information Coalition, the Colorado Press Association, Colorado State University Center for Public Deliberation and Documenters.org.
Our goals are to build lasting community partnerships, increase government transparency, and boost civic engagement. We seek to include diverse citizens as we share actionable information with communities of interest in rural areas as well as small cities focused in Larimer County.
Come learn more about how to be a part of our project on April 3rd at 6:00 p.m.
Join in-person at the Old Town Library in Fort Collins or via Zoom.