A citizens' assembly is an in-depth discussion around key city topics between a randomly selected group of residents. Together they come up with recommendations that can help with public decision-making. Thanks to their diverse backgrounds and independence, the residents help come up with more inclusive and innovative ideas.
In this guide you'll find:
The theory behind a citizens' assembly or panel
How community deliberation reduces polarisation
Examples of citizens' assemblies
How to start an assembly or panel yourself
How to set up a citizens’ assembly or panel in your community