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  1. 1. Creating Transparency for Civic Engagement Citizens are victims to the opaque bureaucratic artifacts, such as the use of archaic forms of communication and our disappearing public forum, as a result caused apathy and a weaker democracy. Communication Design, can serve as a neutral filter between the conflicting interests and the public through its ability to create clarity and accessibility from large amounts of data. As a result this will lead towards a greater civic engagement.Elisabetta Di Stefano | M.S. Communication/Packaging Design | Prof. Tom Klinkowstein
  2. 2. “Bureaucracy is thedeath of all sound work” —Albert Einstein
  3. 3. Administration characterized by excessive “red tape”and routine.A form of government in which the true power liesin the hands of committees who dictate policy andbureaus that carry them out, with little accountabilityto the constituency.
  4. 4. THE VOTERS OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK BOROUGHS OF THE BRONX, BROOKLY N, MANHATTAN, QUEE NS AND STATE N IS LAND AL L BOROU GH PRESIDENTS C OMP TROL LER PUB LIC THE COUNCIL DIST RIC T THE BRO NX ADVOC ATE 51 CO UNC IL MEMBE R S ATTOR NE YS BRO OKL YN MANHATTAN QUEE NS MAYOR THE B R ONX BR OOKLY N 8 MEMBERS 16 MEMBE R S MANHATTAN 10 ME MBERS ST ATEN IS L AND QUEE NS 14 MEMBERS S TATE N IS L AND 3 MEMBE R S OF FI CE OF SP ECI AL NARC OTICS FI NANCI AL OF FIC E OF PRO CUR EME NT INFOR MATION PA YR OL L PO LI CY SE RV IC ES ADMINIST RA TION BOA R D AGE NCY CI TY C LE R K BO ROU GH C OMMU NITY INDE PE NDEN T CL ERK OF THE BO ARD S B OAR DS BU DGE T OF FI CE C OUNCIL CHANCE LLOR DEPUTY MAYOR FOR CHIEF ADVISO R FOR P OLICY DEPUT Y MAYOR FOR DEPUTY MAYOR FOR LE GAL DEP UTY MAYOR FOR PRE SS SECR E TARY FIRST DE PUTY MAYOR SE NIOR AD VISOR DEPUTY M AYOR FO R HEAL TH AND ---------------------------------- GOVERNMEN T AFFAI R S AND AND STR ATEGIC P L ANNING ECON OMIC DE VELOPM E NT AFFAI R S OPER ATIONS HUMAN SERVIC E S DE PARTME NT OF ED UCATIO N CO MMUNICATIONS MAYOR’S COUN SEL DEPART MENT OF DEP ARTMEN T OF DE PARTMEN T OF HOUS ING CITY WIDE DEPAR TMENT O F INTERGOV ERNME NTAL OFFICE O F OFFICES OF PRESE RVATIO N AND YOUTH AND COMMUNITY AF FAIRS ADMINISTRATIV E DEP ARTMEN T FOR TH E POLICE DEPART MENT ADMINISTRA TIVE BUIL DINGS AFFAIR S MEDIA C OUNSE L OR SCHEDU LING AN D OFFIC E OF CR IMINAL DEVELO P MENT C OMMUNITY UNIT J USTICE C OORDIN ATOR AGING SERVICE S RESE ARCH ADVANCE JUSTIC E COOR DINATOR DEV E LOPM ENT AND ANALYSIS DEPA RTMENT OF TR ANSPOR TATION DEPAR TMENT O F CITY LEGISL ATIVE DEPART MENT OF PARKS DEPAR TMENT O F OFFICE OF ADMINISTRA TION FO R OTHE R AUTHOR ITIE S , BO AR DS , DE PARTMEN T OF AFFAIR S OF FICE OF SPECIAL ADMINISTR ATIVE T R IALS CHILDRE N’S SER VICES ENVIRO NMENTAL AND R E CREA TION CULTURA L AFFAI R S C OMMI S IONS AND CO R P OR ATIONS S SANI TATION PHOT O UNIT ENFORC EMENT AND HE ARING SS c hool Co ns truc tion Authority FIR E DEPA RTMENT P R OTECT IONC ity Universit y of New York E C ONOMICC ity Univers ity C ons truc tion F und DE VELOPM E NTNew York C ity Ed ucationalC ons truc tion Fun d STATE LEGISLA TIVE CO RPORAT ION FA MILY SE RVICES DEPARTM E NT OF AFFAIRS OFFICE OF OFFI CE TO C OMBAT COOR DINATOR OFFICE OF CONT RACT OFFICE OF DESIGN AND APPO INTMENT S DOMESTIC VIO L ENCE SERV ICES OPER ATIONS C ONSTRU C TION OFFIC E OF EM ERGENC Y MANAGEMENT DEPAR TMENT O F CITY PLAN NING DE PARTME NT OF LAN DMARKS HEA LTH AND MENTAL FEDER AL AFFA IRS DEPA RTMENT OF MAYOR’S JU DICIARY HYGIE NE OFFICE OF LON G TERM DEP ART MENT OF PRES ERVATI ON CO NSUMER AFFAIR S COMMITTEE PLANN ING AND INF ORMATION COMMISSIO N SU STAINAB ILITY TE CHNOL OGY AND OF FICE OF TE LE CO MMUNIC ATIONS NEW YORK CIT Y MANAGEME NT AND HOUS ING AUT HORITY HEAL TH AND HOSPITA LS B UDGET MAYOR’S FUND TO CORPOR ATION GRACI E MANSI ON ADVANCE NEW YORK OFFI CE OF OFFI CE OF OFFICE F OR PEO P LE CI TY WITH DISAB ILITIES ENV IRONME NTAL ENV IRONME NTAL CO ORDINA TION REME DIATION DEP ARTMEN T OF SMALL BUSIN ESS HUMAN RESOUR CES S E RVICE S ADMINISTRATI ON OFFI CE OF LA BOR OTHER AUTHOR ITIES, B OARDS, OFFICE OF SPE CIAL ----------------------------- RELA TIONS OF FICE OF CO MMISSIO NS P R OJECT S AND DEPARTM E NT OF CO RRESPO NDENCE OFFICE O F IMMIGRANT DE PARTMEN T OF AND C ORPOR ATIONS COMMUNITY EVE NTS SOCIA L SERVI CES RECOR DS AND Boa rd of Elec tions AFFAIR S INFORMAT ION Cam paign Fi nance B oard DEPA RTMENT OF SERVICE S Ele c tion Modernization Task F orce FINAN C E COMMISSION O N THE CO RPORAT ION OFFICE OF CITY WIDE UNITED NA TIONS , T HE DEPARTM E NT OF COU NSEL EVE NTS COO RDINAT ION CONS ULAR C ORPS HOME LESS S E RVICE S ----------------------------- AND MANAGEMENT COMMISSION O N HUMAN AND PR OTOCOL LAW DEPART MENT RIGHT S TAXI AND LI MOUSINE OTHE R AUTHOR ITIE S , BO ARDS , CO MMI S IONS S COMMISS ION AND C ORP OR ATIONS PUB L IC DES IGN COMMISSION ON DEPARTM E NT OF B oard of C ollective B argaining COMMISS ION WOMEN’S ISSUES CORREC TION C ivil Serv ice C ommis sio n ENVIR ONMENTAL DEPAR TMENT O F C ommis s ion on Pu blic Information and C ommunic ation En vironmental C ontrol B oard CO NTROL B OARD INVESTIG ATION F ranch ise an d C oncess ion R eview Committee BUSINES S INTEG RITY Loft Board Metropolitan Transp ortation Authority COMMISS ION DEP ARTMEN T OF OFFIC E OF Municip al Assist ance C orporation PROB ATION Municip al C redit Union ADMINISTRAT IVE C HIEF SE RVICE O FFICER Munic ipal Water Fi nanc e Authority SE R VIC E S OTHE R AUTHO R ITIES, BOARDS , Pr oc urement Po licy B oard Teach ers R etirement Syst em COMMISSION S AND C ORPOR ATIONS Transit ional F inance A uthority OFFIC E OF ME DIA AND Civilian Compla int Revie w Board ENTER TAINMENT CENTER FOR EC ONOMIC Water Bo ard Commi ssion to C ombat Police OPPOR TUNITY OFFICE OF VETE RANS Corruption AFFA IRS Conflict of Interests Boar d Equal E mployment Prac tices OTHE R AUTHOR ITIE S , BOARDS , COMMIS S IONS AND CO RP ORATIO NS Commi ssion Banking Commis s ion Biomedical Res earc h and Development Tas k Forc e OFF ICE OF F OOD POL ICY OTHE R AUTHOR ITIES, B OAR DS, C OMMISSION S Board of Educ ation Retirement Sys tem AND C OR P OR ATIONS Board of Standards and Appeals Adviso ry C ommiss ion for C ultural Affairs Metropolitan Mus eum of Art Brooklyn Navy Yard Development Corporation New York B otanica l Garden Muse um of Modern Art City Planning Commis s ion American Museu m of Natural Hist ory Mus eum of the C ity of New York City S ports C ommis s ion Plan etarium Authority New York C ity Opera Commercial Inc entive Bounda ry Area Commi s s ion COO RDINATO R OF American Museu m of the Moving Image New York Hall of Scien ce Deferred Co mpensat ion Board Empire S tate Development Cor poration FATHE R HOOD B ronx C ounty Hist orical So cie ty New York Pu blic L ibrary Fi re Department Pens ion Fund Boa rd of Trus tees INITIATIVE S B rooklyn Acad emy of Music New York Sh akesp eare F est ival Gov ernors Is land Pres ervation and Educ ation Cor poration B rooklyn B otanical Gar den New York C ity B allet Hous ing Development Cor poration B rooklyn B ridge Par k New York St ate Theatre Indus trial and Commercial Incentive Boa rd B rooklyn C hildrens Museu m New York Zoological So ciety Indus trial Development Agenc y B rooklyn Inst itute of Arts and Scie nc es Queens B orough Pu blic L ibrary In Rem F oreclos ure Release Bo ard B rooklyn Museu m Queens B otanical Garden So ciety Lower Manhattan Development Cor poration B rooklyn Pu blic L ibrary Queens Museu m New York City Employees’ Re tirement S yst em OTHER AU THORITIE S, BOAR DS, C arnegie Hall Sn ug Harbor C ultural C enter New York City Empowerment Zone C OMMISS IONS AN D CORP ORATION S C entral Park C ons ervancy St aten Is land B otanical Gard en NYC & Company Polic e Pens ion Fund B oard of Trus tees B oard of Correctio n C ity C enter 55th St reet Theatre St aten Is land C hildren’s Museu m C ouncil o n the En vironment of New York C ity St aten Is land Hist orical So ciety/ NYS P ublic S ervice Co mmis sio n B oard of Health C ultural C ouncil F oundation R ich mondtown R est oration NYS Department of Ec onomic Development C enter for Animal Care an d Control Penns ylvania S tation Re development Corporation C ommiss ion for Ec onomic Opportunity El Museo Del B arrio St aten Is land Inst itute of Arts and Scie nces Port Authority of NY/NJ Huds on R iver Park T rus t S taten Is land Zoologica l So ciety Power Authority of the S tate of NY HIV and Human S ervices Planning Council Inst itute for C ontemporary Art S tudio Museu m in Harlem Private Indus try Counc il Office of the Chief Medical Examin er Jam aica A rts C enter Theatre in the Par k Rent Guidelines Bo ard P rimary Care De velopment Corporation L andmarks Hardsh ip Appeals Pan el Trust for Governors Is land S ports Development Corporation L inc oln C enter Wave Hill Tax Appeals Tribunal Tax Co mmissio n United Nations Development Corporation Direct Reporting R elationsh 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  5. 5. AIGA’s DESIGN FOR DEMOCRACY 3.35 Optical scan ballots Design Two languagesPalm Beach Country Ballot Re-Design from AIGA GuidelinesGeneral Election, 7 November 2000 A 1 Official Ballot for General Election Papeleta Oficial para las Elecciones Generales C Springfield County, Nebraska Condado de Springfield, Nebraska Tuesday, November 07, 2006 Martes, 7 de noviembre de 2006 /8 Instructions President and U.S. Senator B Instrucciones Making selections Vice-President of the United States Senador de EEUU Vote for 1 / Vote por 1 Presidente y vicepresidente Haga sus selecciones de los Estados Unidos Vote for 1 pair Dennis Weiford Vote por 1 par D Blue / Azul Joseph Barchi Lloyd Garriss and Yellow / Amarillo Fill in the oval to the left of Joseph Hallaren the name of your choice. Blue / Azul Sylvia Wentworth- You must blacken the oval Farthington completely, and do not Adam Cramer Purple / Púrpura make any marks outside and of the oval. You do not Greg Vuocolo John Hewetson have to vote in every race. Yellow / Amarillo Orange / Naranja Rellene el óvalo que está a la izquierda del nombre Daniel Court Victor Martinez de su preferencia. Deberá and Pink / Rosa Amy Blumhardt rellenar el óvalo totalmente y Purple / Púrpura no hacer ninguna otra marca Heather Portier fuera del óvalo. No tiene que Gold / Oro Alvin Boone votar en todas las contiendas. and Do not cross out or James Lian or write-in erase, or your vote Orange / Naranja o por escrito: may not count. If you make a mistake or a stray Austin Hildebrand mark, ask for a new ballot and U.S. Representative from the poll workers. James Garritty Representante de EEUU No tache o borre, pues Pink / Rosa Vote for 1 / Vote por 1 esto podría invalidar su voto. Si comete un error Martin Patterson Brad Plunkard o hace alguna otra marca, and Blue / Azul pida una papeleta nueva Clay Lariviere a uno de los trabajadores Gold / Oro Bruce Reeder electorales. Yellow / Amarillo Elizabeth Harp Optional write-in and Voto opcional por escrito Antoine Jefferson Brad Schott Gray / Gris Purple / Púrpura Charles Layne Glen Tawney and Orange / Naranja Andrew Kowalski Aqua / Agua Carroll Forrest To add a candidate, fill Pink / Rosa in the oval to the left of Marzena Pazgier “or write-in” and print and Welton Phelps or write-in the name clearly on the o por escrito: Brown / Marrón dotted line. Para agregar un candidato, or write-in rellene el óvalo a la izquierda o por escrito: Continue voting del espacio designado ‘o por next side escrito’ y escriba claramente Continúe votando el nombre de la persona en la línea punteada. al otro lado C Turning in the ballot Entregue la papeleta Insert the completed ballot into the ballot sleeve. Hand in the ballot to be counted. Cuando termine de votar, introduzca la papeleta en la funda protectora y entré- guela para ser contada. Do not fold the ballot. No doble la papeleta. Precinct 0001 Ward 0002 Split 0003 Poll Worker Initials _______ _______ English / Spanish 50% actual size
  6. 6. Platform for Change? Egypt’s Twitter Revolution SOCIAL MEDIA and Unrest in #Egypt SAMPLE TWEETS TRENDING HASHTAG VOLUME Worldwide #Cairo #Egypt 4% 40% Mubarak 21% 35% #Jan25 The Army: we understand the must rights of protestors .. and we wont use force against the people #Jan25 #Egypt EGYPTIAN EGYPTIAN MESSAGE VOLUME User Registration via HootSuite JAN 16 JAN 25 JAN 27 JAN 28 JAN 29 Jan 25: Twitter blocked in the afternoon as demonstrations Jan 29: The outside world helps DEC 2008 APR 2009 AUG 2009 DEC 2009 APR 2010 AUG 2010 DEC 2010 JAN 2011 gain momentum. Curfews are broken by protesters. organize resources for Egyptians to get their messages out via landlines, satellite, ad hoc ISPs and @speak2tweet. Jan 27: Facebook also blocked. Egyptians find alternate access through tools like HootSuite and remote proxy servers. Jan 28: Protests escalate. Egyptian government cuts off access to the 4 main Internet providers. Nevertheless, some messages still get through. Data: HootSuite &
  7. 7. Defining Transparency | The Role we playTransparency :Transparency is operating in such away that it is easy for others to seewhat actions are performed.With transparency there is “openness,communication, and accountability“