Who defines your neighborhood boundaries? Lizzie MacWillie, senior design manager at buildingcommunityWORKSHOP, says very often it’s the wrong people: Three times already this year, local news stations have incorrectly identified a particular Dallas neighborhood, Pleasant Grove, as the scene of … More
What happens when you’ve set up a great process and no one shows up? Susan Fitter Harris goes back to the drawing board on engagement to try to answer this question. She focuses particularly on the environment for the engagement: … More
Compton Mayor Aja Brown shares her work in Compton to reduce violence and increase employment opportunities for gang members. In conjunction with the federal My Brother’s Keeper initiative, she started an effort called Compton Empowered, working with gang members to … More
The book explores the spread of Participatory Budgeting, which originated in Brazil, to the United States, beginning in 2009.
Next Wednesday ICMA will be hosting a webinar as part of their ICMA Coaching Program on “Building Civic Leadership and Community.” Date: Wednesday, April 13 Time: 10 am – 11:30 am, PT Davenport Institute Sr. Fellow Ed Everett will be joining Mike … More