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1. Tunisia, the First Arab Country to Implement PB
(The Democracy Movement Blog/General)
... of power and the promulgation of a new constitution that devotes several articles to decentralization and participatory democracy. Decentralization is an important issue in Tunisia. As Bedis Bouziri points ...
2. Deliberative Publicity
(The Democracy Movement Blog/General)
... Issues Forums, consensus conferences, etc.), diverse organizers (academics, governments, and NGOs), multiple decision rules (voting, polling, consensus), and different levels influence and governance (national, ...
3. What Does Public Innovation Mean?
(The Democracy Movement Blog/General)
... Way, Chamber of Commerce, Kellogg Community College, Project 20/20, BC Pulse and the city government. These entities are focused on addressing issues concerning vulnerable children in a way that altogether ...
4. The Oregon Citizens' Initiative Review
(The Democracy Movement Blog/Knowledge Building)
... main lessons learned. He argues that ballot measures are often complex issues that have significant financial and social implications for taxpayers. Given that the stakes are so high, campaigns and interest ...
5. Study the issues
(Workshops/Frontiers of Democracy: Neutrality)
Study the issues, including facts, history, context, data.  ...
6. Citizen engagement is a social good
(Workshops/Frontiers of Democracy: Online Democracy)
... is political. (Do you believe this is an important issue for the field to discuss?)  ...
... different parts of the world. The focus would be on deliberation i.e. forms of engagement that allow for effective exploration of the dimensions of an issue or proposal, draw on best available knowledge, ...
8. Success factors
(Workshops/Sydney-2011)
... issue (shared problem?) - urgency/crisis - clear communication, using social media and mass media - level of trust built - clarity of roles - making it "the norm" (embedding, sustaining)  ...
9. Funding Local Democracy
(Resources/Member Contributions)
... facing the field and provides a long list of resources to consult. PACE is an affinity group of the Council on Foundations, founded in 2005 to bring new philanthropic focus to the issues of civic engagement ...
10. No Taxation Without Deliberation
(The Democracy Movement Blog/General)
... for judging the deliberative-ness of entire branches of government on different issues. If we could assess deliberative quality in such a way, it might give more credence (or less) to future calls for ...
11. Democracy Helpline
(Initiatives/Projects - General)
... for dialogue and deliberation on public issues have been initiated by local leaders, including public officials, community organizers, educators, planners, human rights commissioners, and nonprofit directors. ...
12. Organizational Members
(About Us/Deliberative Democracy Consortium)
DDC members have:...on issues such as:...resulting in: provided assistance to hundreds of public involvement projects that have engaged hundreds of thousands of people in dialogue, deliberation, ...
13. Deliberative Democracy Fact Sheet
(About Us/Deliberative Democracy Consortium)
... achieved ...on issues like: ...resulting in: AmericaSpeaks The Center for Deliberative Polling CIRCLE Danish Board of Technology Information ...
14. The Deliberative Democracy Consortium
(About Us/Deliberative Democracy Consortium)
... and Act, a nationwide, text-enabled, face-to-face discussion that has engaged thousands of young people in dialogue and action on issues of mental health, as part of President Obama’s National Dialogue ...
15. Diers on neighborhood problem-solving
(The Democracy Movement Blog/Knowledge Building)
... Street-Level Social Issues is a publication of the Canada West Foundation; you can find it here. ...
16. America Wants National Discussions
(The Democracy Movement Blog/AmericaSpeaks)
... to earn tuition money by completing a year of national or community service 80% of the American public favor holding a national deliberation on a major issue and requiring Congress to respond to what ...
17. Teaching Democracy in Public Administration
(Initiatives/Projects - General)
... in Public Administration: A roundtable discussion on trends and future prospects," is included in the latest issue of the Journal of Public Deliberation. The issue, a symposium on the ways in which higher ...
18. Who Should Be the Civic Advisors to the Next President?
(The Democracy Movement Blog/Links to Government)
... on issues of public engagement and democratic governance. The November 5th Coalition is an all-partisan alliance committed to civic partnerships that address our biggest challenges. The Coalition is named ...
19. Public Involvement Usually Leads to Better Environmental Decision-making
(The Democracy Movement Blog/Knowledge Building)
... from residents. Moreover, public values and concerns are important to frame the scientific questions asked, to ensure that the analyses address all of the issues relevant to those affected. Studies show ...
20. The Deliberative Democracy Handbook
(Resources/Member Contributions)
... issues. The Deliberative Democracy Handbook is edited by John Gastil, faculty member of the University of Washington's Department of Communication, and Peter Levine, Research Scholar at the Institute ...
21. The Next Form of Democracy
(Resources/Member Contributions)
... local efforts to bring citizens to the table on many issues . . . The stories he tells are rooted in his own experience - he really knows these people and has worked side-by-side with many of them. He ...
22. Taking Democracy to Scale: Trip Report
(Resources/Member Contributions)
... would pit appropriate methodologies to the type of issue being addressed and some form of an evaluative framework to assess success or failure. This conference was important for Kettering for at ...
23. Thrilling Show of People Power
(Resources/Member Contributions)
... thousands of them. From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., they were presented with basic issues about the rebuilding of those 16 gutted acres in lower Manhattan. At each table, they debated in a sober, thoughtful, ...
... over the country felt estranged from their elected representatives, from their public institutions, and most importantly, from each other. A significant portion of this disconnect focused on how issues ...
... Whilst there are some differences between these processes, they seek to bring a small panel of randomly selected lay citizens together to deliberate on a policy issue. After hearing from, and questioning ...
... elected bodies. Finally, they alter traditional top-down relationships and communication channels between the government and society. They thus enhance the range of issues that are debated within the public ...
27. Boston Civic Summit
(The Democracy Movement Blog/AmericaSpeaks)
... the event was the simple fact that it was convened at all. Often people bemoan the state of civic engagement in our communities, but few actually mobilize around the issue as a critical problem. For city ...
28. Expecting More from Your eGovernment
(The Democracy Movement Blog/Online Deliberation)
... fall of 2006. “The next stage is to enable e-petitioners to connect with each other around particular issues and to link up with policy debates both on and off government Web space,” says member Tom Watson, ...
29. Deliberative Democracy FAQ
(About Us/Deliberative Democracy General)
... neighborhood activists, state and federal officials, and community organizers. They are focused mainly on involving citizens in a particular issue or decision; they may not even think of ...
30. DDC Resources
(Resources/Member Contributions)
... for innovative deliberative democratic processes such as citizens juries and consensus conferences seek to include a broad cross section of lay citizens. Issue ...
31. We Have A Different Dream Today
(The Democracy Movement Blog/Knowledge Building)
... a wide range of tangible outcomes and policy changes. But they have also led to some unexpected conclusions: it turns out that when people sit down to talk candidly about issues of race, they begin questioning ...
32. Online Deliberation
(Category)
...  Communicating the aims, accomplishments, and issues represented by the consortium within and beyond its network Establishing and maintain a robust internet presence, including an html e-newsletter, ...
... process with the desire to achieve more equitable outcomes. In the classroom, the question is how to present all perspectives on an issue yet take a definitive stance in an effort to educate for democracy. ...
... and other leaders share the work of sustaining deliberative democracy? NOTE: There are two sets of items here. First there are issues that relate theory to practice. Then, there are theoretical questions ...
35. Resources
(Section)
...  Issue Framing: Issue Books and Implications for Community Action by Chris Kelley, the Kettering Foundation (September, 2002) The Kettering Foundation ...