In this guide you’ll get:
The diversity of voices in our communities can shape innovative, future-focused solutions for today’s biggest challenges. However, not everyone is always given a seat at the table.
Almost 40% of the community engagement experts in our 2022 Industry Pulse Check strongly agreed that inclusive engagement is understood in their organization. While only 18% strongly agreed that their current community engagement strategies are inclusive.
If you want to spark change, it’s important that everyone in your organization has a common understanding of what it means to be inclusive.
At times, we can unintentionally exclude people due to a lack of awareness of the barriers that may prevent them from participating.
Knowledge sharing is the best way to improve our practice. Discover how PRR inclusively engaged a diverse community impacted by a transit-orientated development project.
While there is no one-size-fits-all approach to inclusive engagement, there are five key intervention points to take action: readiness, design, planning, delivery, and review.
Understanding how you incorporate your engagement tools will help guide your strategy and determine whether an Engagement Site is needed.
There’s three different types that will best fit your consultation; Information Only, One-Off Project Page, Full Engagement Platform.
With the US Treasury encouraging the implementation of civic engagement in COVID recovery plans, it’s becoming an absolute no brainer to start developing a hybrid public participation strategy. Understand what your ARPA fund cans be used for and how digital engagement platforms can support this extensive planning process.
Ensuring that everyone you work with understands or has an awareness of exciting new opportunities and possibilities to engage with the community puts you all on the same path. This eBook will help pave the first few stepping stones for you and your team’s journey in community engagement.