Packed with practical tips and good practice examples, our guides are sure to leave you feeling supported and inspired. Have a specific community engagement project in mind already? We have a guide for that. Not sure where to start your community engagement journey? Download a few guides to get ideas.
Community engagement committees are a good addition to local politics. Residents can come up with new ideas and work together on recommendations.Download free guide
How to use community engagement to define your city's mobility plan investments.Download free guide
How to design an effective community engagement strategy for your government agency.Download free guide
Creating comprehensive plans is one of many responsibilities local governments are tasked with. Involving residents can improve the outcomes.Download free guide
This guide explores the steps you need to take to create a sustainable and effective community engagement strategy for your government agency.Download free guide
Some conversations require a lot of work to reach a point of mutual understanding, and there's always the risk things get heated. This guides contains useful tips to keep conversations on track.Download free guide
Now is the time for local governments to engage their residents in participatory processes to shape the places they call home into greener cities of the future.Download free guide
o create a city that makes everyone feel at home, it’s only natural that every voice counts.That’s why it’s so crucial to get urban planning and development initiatives right.Download free guide
Community workshops are an essential part of our local democracies. Our practical guide helps you to organize and moderate your debates online.Download free guide
In this guide, we draw learnings from real-life case studies and share practical insights in launching a digital citizen participation project.Download free guide
A practical guide for councils looking to implement online consultation and develop local community engagement.Download free guide
A practical guide to measuring the impact of community engagement platforms.Download free guide
We explore different ways for local governments to make their participation efforts more inclusive.Download free guide
A guide about how you can successfully communicate about community engagement projects. Craft a winning communication strategy with the tips and best practices in this free guide.Download free guide
Participatory budgeting for cities and local governmentsDownload free guide
Serving as a resource for beginners and seasoned practitioners alike, this guide will walk you through the basics of digital community engagement.Download free guide
A citizens' assembly or panel 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.
Wherever people live and work, questions about mobility are bound to arise. After all, mobility plans and options define our ability to move around and stay connected in the communities we call home.
Creating comprehensive plans is one of many responsibilities local governments are tasked with. Involving residents and stakeholders in reviewing, assessing, and even co-creating plans can improve them and help you prioritize competing needs.
To make the most of our communities’ collective intelligence, and to allocate our time and resources in a more efficient and sustainable way, we have to maximize the way we use digital solutions.This guide will walk you through the basics of digital community engagement, but it’s meant to serve as a resource for beginners and seasoned practitioners alike.
In this guide, we'll take a closer look at the core responsibilities and skills of a conversation moderator, as well as some insights on the best ways to approach these challenging tasks for both online and offline conversations.
More and more cities are choosing to involve residents and stakeholders in developing public spaces. In this guide, we discuss best practices on giving your community a voice in with digital tools.
Now is the time for local governments to engage their residents in participatory processes to shape the places they call home into greener cities of the future. This mini-guide highlights 4 key areas to consider for your next sustainable urban planning project.
We like to think that digital reaches everyone, but what if you're missing out on some groups?
Here are key principles to follow when setting a digital participation project to ensure that your platform is as inclusive and representative as possible.
While there is no golden rule for successful digital community engagement, there are guidelines that have proven to help you achieve your participation goals. The lessons learned and practical tips and tricks in this guide will certainly come in handy when your government launches a digital community engagement project.
Community workshops are an essential part of our local democracies. These events, which are traditionally held offline, are now beginning to take place in digital spaces. How can we ensure that deliberation remains fruitful and constructive? Our practical guide helps you to organize and moderate your online debates.
Once a digital participation platform is launched, the main challenge is to make sure it's visible and used by community members. Here's our guide to successfully launching your platform and with a limited budget, focusing on 4 key channels.
A practical overview of the main consultation methods for councils looking to implement digital participation and boost community engagement on a local scale.
Did you know participatory budgets could increase trust in governments and bring more support for policy-decisions?
Our guide for cities and municipalities features practical tips, successful case-studies and a step-by-step guide to implementing a participatory budget locally.
Community engagement platforms aim to improve intangible metrics such as trust, participation and democratic dialogue. How can these be accurately measured, and why is demonstrating impact so important? This guide looks at practical measures of impact, with a special focus on community engagement platforms.
Where will our democracies be in 10 years? How can local governments stimulate community engagement?
Interviews with thought leaders on the future of community engagement, innovation in government and leadership in the digital age.