CitizenLab’s versatile and user-friendly platform is a real game-changer for involving more residents in all sorts of projects – from renovating parks over drafting data management strategies to preserving historical heritage. Ready for some real-life examples? Let’s dive into six recent projects.
A comprehensive community engagement strategy is key to ensuring the smooth launch of – and satisfying outcomes for – projects. Before initiating a project, it’s best to set clear objectives, define roles and responsibilities, and select the most promising communication channels. Looking for some guidance? Discover CitizenLab’s Online Engagement Canvas...Read Article
As one of CitizenLab’s co-founders, current Commercial Director, and previous Head of Government Success, Aline Muylaert has extensive experience working with local governments to develop and implement successful community engagement initiatives. We sat down for an interview with Aline to discuss the importance of leadership buy-in and ambition in building...Read Article
In today’s world, local governments strive to establish effective community engagement projects with their communities. Our platform has emerged as an invaluable resource in facilitating this connection, with governments worldwide exploring creative ways to leverage its potential. CitizenLab’s versatile and user-friendly platform has supported various initiatives, such as neighborhood plans...Read Article
The biggest, lingering fear in the back of many public servants’ minds is whether there is value in investing in online community engagement. What is the return on investment (ROI) you make? Why should your city start or continue investing in digital participation? And if you want an online component to your...Read Article
From costly expenses to loss of control, several misconceptions about community engagement can hinder local governments from unlocking the full potential of participatory democracy to this day. In this blog post, we’ll explore five of the most-heard myths and why they’re not true. Many of the myths about community engagement...Read Article
Local governments are tasked with some of the toughest decisions for future-proof policy and program planning. Making those decisions behind closed boardroom doors, in silos, is not the solution. Turning to community members and tapping into real-time community data is a better alternative. A digital community engagement platform will get...Read Article