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New Feature: Custom Profanity Filter

Social Pinpoint creates a safe and engaging place that stakeholders can contribute their feedback on projects and initiatives that affect them, however, sometimes conversations can get off-topic or become inappropriate. What is Custom Profanity Filter? Each project is different, so our profanity filter should be too! Social Pinpoint’s new custom profanity filter allows admins to …

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Our Future 35 – Downtown Austin Alliance

Location: A four-mile stretch of Interstate 35 and the surrounding corridor in Austin, Texas Goal:  Austinites have a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to transform I-35 through the heart of the city — investing in the community, improving all forms of transportation, and creating community parks, bridges, and other amenities where the highway stands now. To take advantage …

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Understanding How Lack of Trust in Government Affects Community Engagement

When we look to engage with public participants, we know there will not only be opportunities for us to learn more about the communities but, also where there might be some larger issues at hand that might prevent you from getting meaningful feedback and interactions. One of the most prevalent, especially in large metropolitan and …

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Reach Diverse Stakeholder Groups in Your Engagement Project

Although all engagement consultations come with their own unique set of challenges, one of the hardest things one can do when considering working on any community project is to make sure we’re able to grasp input from a variety of people. While easier said than done, there are some methods and strategies that we’ve seen …

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Voices in Community Engagement: Nina Rinaldi with Shoal Creek Conservancy

This interview is the first in a series of interviews called Voices in Community Engagement, where we speak with project leaders who have had successful engagement and outreach efforts. Our goal is to give our clients an opportunity to share about their project and their public engagement process. Nina Rinaldi works with the Shoal Creek …

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IAP2 2020 Conference – What We Learned

This year, the IAP2 North American Conference was held virtually due to the global pandemic. As sponsors of the event, we loved hearing the insights and advice from engagement experts across a range of industries. In case you missed it, here are our key takeaways from this year’s conference! Building trust between local government and …

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The Importance of a Full Community Engagement Platform – from Digital Tools to Data Reporting and Analysis

Community engagement is one of the best ways to gather data and generate insights for a particular area on any sort of planning, environmental or infrastructure project, and while collating all that information is one part, have you ever wondered what you can do with all that data? While stakeholders give feedback using the forward-facing …

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