Another interesting and potentially powerful urban improvement initiative.

#wewillgather

So far, we’ve spent a lot of time focused on the technical and administrative challenges of building something without creating an organisation, and getting it all working using Twitter, too.

But that’s only the first part of the challenge, and is only half of what Nesta and the Office for Civil Society have funded. The next bit is the important bit.

#wewillgather does one thing; it lets you get people together in a certain place, at a certain time, to do good things. When, where and what you do are entirely up to you. It could be five people for beach clean or a litter pick, fifty getting together and redecorating the local community centre, a few meeting up to start a new project, or a thousand for a flash mob to highlight an important issue. If you need any number of people, in one place, at the same time…

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