The Ben Berkowitz talk on community engagement and the future of governance explains how his web app SeeClickFix is making a difference on a local level. The SeeClickFix chief executive officer co-founded the company after being inspired to improve his own community. The Huffington Post named the New Haven, Connecticut resident 2010 Technology Game Changer, along with his other co-founders. This web tool allows citizens to communicate and engage with their municipal government while taking the well-being of their neighborhood into their own hands.
The Ben Berkowitz talk is not only inspiring as it showcases the genuine desire for people to connect with their neighbors and create change locally, but also offers hope for the way people communicate with their governments.