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Ben Berkowitz wants to create a little disruption to keep government honest. In this video, he shares his experiences building SeeClickFix, a Gov 2.0 web app that gives citizens the chance to instantly report local community problems to their government and the media.


Gov 2.0 innovator Ben Berkowitz co-founded advocacy website SeeClickFix.com that allows citizens to report public works issues such as potholes, graffiti, and wayward trash directly from their mobile phones, the SeeClickFix Website or other sites using its embeddable widget. In his volunteer life he currently serves as President of the Upper State Street Association, a neighborhood and business group which he founded in 2007, in New Haven, CT. He has been a leader in the drive towards local government transparency as well a pusher of greater citizen participation in hyper-local news.


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