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1. Tunisia, the First Arab Country to Implement PB
(The Democracy Movement Blog/General)
... This NGO is new. It started in 2012, after the revolution. Its main mission is to promote local development, increase capacity building efforts, and contribute to improve the relationships between citizens ...
2. Public Participation for 21st Century Democracy
(Resources/Member Contributions)
... explores the use of participation in various arenas, including education, health, land use, and state and federal government. It offers a practical framework for thinking about how to engage citizens effectively, ...
3. Frontiers of Democracy 2015
(Headlines/U.S. News)
... and improve citizens’ engagement with government, with community, and with each other. Every year, Frontiers of Democracy convenes some of these practitioners and scholars for organized discussions and ...
4. Deliberative Publicity
(The Democracy Movement Blog/General)
... for deliberation, the vast majority of citizens will not attend any given forum. Those who do not attend cannot directly experience the benefits of deliberation, and they may not fully understand what ...
5. What Does Public Innovation Mean?
(The Democracy Movement Blog/General)
... devices, development of new online platforms, or the launch of new citizen participation processes. All potentially important. Each possibly necessary. But, I believe, they miss a larger point. When ...
6. Making Public Participation Legal -- Brookings recap
(The Democracy Movement Blog/General)
... meetings to consist largely of citizens getting three minutes at a microphone and having no interaction among people in the room. In addition, these public meetings include no discussion outside the scope ...
7. Making Public Participation Legal
(Headlines/U.S. News)
... and capacities of citizens today, they pre-date the Internet, and they do not reflect the lessons learned in the last two decades about how citizens and governments can work together. Increasingly, public ...
8. A SeeClickFix for Public Participation?
(Resources/Member Contributions)
Tools like SeeClickFix tap into the capacity of citizens to be ‘intelligent sensors’ of their environment, allowing them to report problems like potholes and graffiti. Can this same thinking, and some ...
9. The Oregon Citizens' Initiative Review
(The Democracy Movement Blog/Knowledge Building)
In March 2012, Elliot Shuford of the Oregon Citizens' Initiative Review participated in a colloquium on deliberative democracy organized by the Participatory Governance Initiative of Arizona State University. ...
10. Designing local civic infrastructure
(Resources/Member Contributions)
A new guide from NLC and DDC can help citizens and local leaders decide how to make their communities more engaging, inclusive, participatory, and powerful. Planning for Stronger Local Democracy is built ...
11. G1000: Deliberative democracy in Belgium
(The Democracy Movement Blog/General)
by Peter Vermeersch For more than 500 days Belgium has been without a government. Responding to this political crisis, an independent group of Belgian citizens - from various walks of life and different ...
12. Participedia
(Initiatives/Projects - General)
The DDC is proud to be one of several organizations collaborating to create Participedia - www.participedia.net - the world’s primary repository of information on citizen participation, public deliberation, ...
13. Citizen engagement is a social good
(Workshops/Frontiers of Democracy: Online Democracy)
We believe citizen engagement is a social good. Some people believe civic engagement is political by definition Some people believe the context determines whether or not a given civic engagement activity ...
14. Online learning of engagement skills
(Workshops/Frontiers of Democracy: Online Democracy)
We need to explore how online technology can be used to teach the skills essential to citizen engagement, including abilities to: speak my truth listen open-minded and open-hearted assimilate fact-based ...
15. Technology to sustain engagement
(Workshops/Frontiers of Democracy: Online Democracy)
We need to explore how online technology options can support sustained citizen engagement.  ...
16. More collaborative laboratories
(Workshops/Frontiers of Democracy: Online Democracy)
We need more collaborative laboratories in which people from different sectors (technology/IF, civic organizations, community organizers, public officials, citizens, community members, academics…) work ...
17. Using Online Tools for Engagement
(Headlines/U.S. News)
How can online tools help you engage citizens in public decision-making and problem-solving? What are the most common mistakes being made by public managers and other leaders as they try to work with the ...
18. Visual report on the workshop
(Workshops/Sydney-2011)
The graphic recording of the Researcher and Practitioner meeting was done by Rebecca Lazenby of Paragrafix, with support from the Centre for Citizenship and Public Policy at the University of Western ...
... venues of public debate such as advisory committees, stakeholder roundtables and citizen appointed committees. It will examine their deliberative capacity, inclusiveness and consider possible collaborative ...
20. Combining stakeholder and citizen processes for impact
(Workshops/Sydney 2011 Research Proposals)
Governments convening programs of ‘citizen engagement’ often have separate streams for “citizens” and “organized stakeholders”. Many deliberative democrats focus exercises on individual citizens, sometimes ...
21. Curiosities about DD
(Workshops/Sydney-2011)
... terminology/framings - transformation of disciplines - impacts on citizens  ...
... citizenship, and suggests some potential directions for the democracy reform movement.  ...
23. Next Steps for Rebuilding Democracy
(The Democracy Movement Blog/General)
... have reached the limits of their ability to deal with this crisis.  We need broad citizen efforts in every community to provide the support we need to get through these difficult times.  This recession ...
24. Recentering Democracy around Citizens
(About Us/Deliberative Democracy General)
How might we redesign local democracy around the day-to-day goals and concerns of citizens? A set of leaders in civic engagement, including representatives of national associations that represent local ...
... much information is that this question of how to improve democracy is already a hot topic at the local level. For the last fifteen years, local leaders have been dealing with a dramatic shift in citizen ...
26. Funding Local Democracy
(Resources/Member Contributions)
... are making civic engagement a part of their funding priorities, they are also being presented with a whole new set of approaches and tools for engaging citizens at the local level,” says Chris Gates, the ...
27. Community Engagement and Economic Growth
(The Democracy Movement Blog/General)
... such as Milledgeville, GA, and State College, PA. In almost every case, there was a statistically viable relationship between "community-citizen engagement" and economic growth. You can find out more  ...
28. Democracy Helpline
(Initiatives/Projects - General)
The growth of democratic governance has been a grassroots phenomenon, but most of these efforts to mobilize citizens have been initiated by traditional kinds of leaders. The promise of the Democracy Helpline, ...
29. Deliberative Democracy Fact Sheet
(About Us/Deliberative Democracy Consortium)
... leaders find the examples and resources they need to engage citizens. Integrate research and practice in the field. Integrate online and face-to-face approaches Articulate how democracy is changing. ...
30. The Deliberative Democracy Consortium
(About Us/Deliberative Democracy Consortium)
... rapidly, and many of these practices and structures provide meaningful ways for citizens to learn, deliberate, act, and affect policy decisions.  However, this remains a large, diffuse, often disconnected ...
31. Diers on neighborhood problem-solving
(The Democracy Movement Blog/Knowledge Building)
Jim Diers, who used to direct the neighborhood governance work for the City of Seattle, has a terrific new paper out about the challenges and opportunities of involving citizens in neighborhood problem-solving. ...
32. America Wants National Discussions
(The Democracy Movement Blog/AmericaSpeaks)
The National Conference on Citizenship just put out its third Civic Health Index. Lots of really interesting stuff, including:87% of the American public support giving every young person the opportunity ...
33. Promise and Challenge of Neighborhood Democracy
(The Democracy Movement Blog/Knowledge Building)
... engage citizens in public decision-making and problem solving.    ...
34. Public Involvement Usually Leads to Better Environmental Decision-making
(The Democracy Movement Blog/Knowledge Building)
... from citizens’ groups over the last three decades, federal agencies have taken steps to include the public in a wide range of environmental decisions, such as how best to clean up Superfund sites or manage ...
35. Conference on Online Deliberation
(Headlines/U.S. News)
... policy-makers, entrepreneurs, journalists and citizens are rising to these challenges in many ways, including, devising new communication technologies that build on the opportunities afforded by the Internet ...
36. The Deliberative Democracy Handbook
(Resources/Member Contributions)
The Deliberative Democracy Handbook is the first book to bring together the best practices and thinking on citizen participation processes. Citizen participation is both the heart of democracy and a mandatory ...
37. The Next Form of Democracy
(Resources/Member Contributions)
In the 20th century, public life revolved around government; in the 21st century, it will center on citizens Beneath the national radar, the relationship between citizens and government is undergoing ...
38. Taking Democracy to Scale: Trip Report
(Resources/Member Contributions)
... is a non-profit organization that is designed to make the best use of innovative mechanisms that will allow citizens to reconnect to their representative institutions and have an impact on how policy is ...
39. Thrilling Show of People Power
(Resources/Member Contributions)
... There were people who were gallantly raising children below Canal St. and others who had lost husbands or wives or children when the terrorists struck on Sept. 11. Most of all, there were plain citizens, ...
... citizens are willing to make and which approach best matches what the citizens holds to be valuable. These book have a wide variety of implied actors that include both the public and institutions.  ...
by Carolyn Hendriks, Social and Political Theory Program, Research School of Social Sciences, The Australian National University Introduction Citizens are being called to play a greater ...
... legitimacy of governments before an increasingly mobilized and skeptical citizenry. Whatever the motivations, these experiments have much to tell us about the potential and limitations of deliberative ...
43. Boston Civic Summit
(The Democracy Movement Blog/AmericaSpeaks)
... and average citizens in order to address the concern of declining civic engagement. It was convened by a diverse group of civic leaders and led by the President of the City Council and Executive Director ...
44. Expecting More from Your eGovernment
(The Democracy Movement Blog/Online Deliberation)
... to government are blossoming all over the world. In Estonia, for example, an official website called “Today I Decide,” launched by the government press office, allows citizens to comment on draft laws ...
45. Projects
(Initiatives/Projects - General)
... decisions about how to engage citizens. For example, we are developing the Democracy Helpline, an unprecedented international resource that will be available by phone or on the Internet. Using a set ...
46. Deliberative Democracy FAQ
(About Us/Deliberative Democracy General)
What is "deliberation"? Deliberation is an approach to decision-making in which citizens consider relevant facts from multiple points of view, converse with one another ...
47. DDC Resources
(Resources/Member Contributions)
...  Deliberative Citizens' Forums and Interest Groups: Roles, Tensions and Incentives by Carolyn Hendriks, Social and Political Theory Program Research ...
48. We Have A Different Dream Today
(The Democracy Movement Blog/Knowledge Building)
... fifteen years have witnessed an explosion of local projects and programs in which ordinary citizens get together to talk about, and do something about, race and racism. These efforts have brought about ...
49. FedNet
(Category)
The Link to Government group (LTG) was formed to identify opportunities and develop strategies to promote and support citizen deliberation in government decision-making. At present LTG is ...
50. Sydney-2011
(Category)
... rm 024), The University of Sydney, Camperdown Campus When: 3 – 5 February 2011 Sponsors: + newdemocracy Foundation + University of Western Sydney Host: Centre for Citizenship and Public Policy ...
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