Maximum social benefit will only be realized if city governments champion its potential for low-income people
Open Data... community-sourced policy... engagement skills-building and tech/digital access to facilitate?
Earlier today I was at Cisco with Toronto Youth Cabinet's Chloe-Marie Brown discussing all of this. The day before, it was Mark Stern at CSI.
It's the opposite of trickle down - it's growth from the grassroots up.
And it's coming sooner than you'd think.
Oh, and I'm crediting the term and concept behind The Social Gardener to Jennifer Li.