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1. Tunisia, the First Arab Country to Implement PB
(The Democracy Movement Blog/General)
... were marginalized in the past and how with PB they felt respected by the municipality and included in the national community. This was very relevant to our situation in Tunisia. Another topic of the training ...
2. 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 ...
3. Deliberative Publicity
(The Democracy Movement Blog/General)
... and community members who do not participate in our forums? This is the challenge of publicity. It is a challenge the field needs to confront squarely. Most civic forums are recent arrivals on the political ...
4. What Does Public Innovation Mean?
(The Democracy Movement Blog/General)
... technology company. To Kodak, innovation is about developing new product lines that generate high profits. But Rochester also is trying to transform itself from a town once dependent upon Kodak to a community ...
5. Making Public Participation Legal -- Brookings recap
(The Democracy Movement Blog/General)
... community goals and policies and delivering services.” It is difficult, at this early stage, to analyze how the theory behind the Model Municipal Ordinance and Model State Act will play out in practice, ...
6. "Text, Talk, Act"
(Initiatives/Projects - General)
... other members of the National Dialogue’s Creating Community Solutions partnership, and the directors of two civic technology nonprofits: Michelle Lee of Textizen and Michael Smith of One Counts. We developed ...
... and Human Services and Secretary Arne Duncan of the U.S. Department of Education to launch a National Dialogue on Mental Health. Creating Community Solutions is an important part of the National Dialogue. ...
8. The Next Form of Democracy?
(Headlines/U.S. News)
Winston Churchill, Stephen Jay Gould, participatory budgeting, Carole Pateman, digital divides, “Soul of the Community,” John Adams, the IAP2 Spectrum, neighborhood associations, Gloria Rubio-Cortes, and ...
9. Designing local civic infrastructure
(Resources/Member Contributions)
... around two lists: the questions to ask about your community in order to take stock of local democracy; and the building blocks you might consider as part of a comprehensive, sustainable strategy for vitalizing ...
10. How to move from self-interest to community?
(Workshops/Frontiers of Democracy: Theory and Practice)
How to move from self-interest to community? (How to use technology for that purpose? How can we maintain neutrality?)  ...
11. 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 ...
12. Ground processes in the community
(Workshops/Frontiers of Democracy: Neutrality)
Processes should be grounded in the words and perspectives of the community.  ...
...  Organisational Partner (practitioner): Janice Lane, Manager, Community Development, Surf Coast Shire  ...
14. Combining stakeholder and citizen processes for impact
(Workshops/Sydney 2011 Research Proposals)
... -- for example, goals around bringing in perspectives from across complex systems, enhancing the legitimacy of engagement processes in the eyes of a broader public, and building community and/or cross ...
15. Exciting developments in DD
(Workshops/Sydney-2011)
Exciting developments in DD: - potential of online media - more case studies to learn from - attempts to embed DD processes (not just in gov't but in community) - better understanding/exploration ...
Identify examples of when deliberative activities/processes in both the public and business sectors that have led to the intent or practice being embedded or institutionalised (the way we do business ...
17. Understanding the Pathways towards Collaborative Governance
(Workshops/Sydney 2011 Research Proposals)
... in community, Canada) Research questions: What do we know about collaborative governance from all perspectives, with a focus on pathways to achieve this. What's working and how do we get more of ...
18. 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 ...
19. Civic Engagement and Recent Immigrant Communities
(Resources/Member Contributions)
... best for their community. Supported by a grant from the Rockefeller Brothers Fund, the guide will be used as part of NLC's Municipal Action for Immigrant Integration project. The guide is available for ...
20. Creating Spaces for Change
(Headlines/U.S. News)
... some of the tensions and opportunities facing this emerging field, and provides recommendations for funders and other leaders. It raises up the area of shared interest that both community organizers and ...
... (For a brief, humorous video describing this transition, click here). We are learning a great deal from this work. Academics, civic activists, public engagement practitioners, community organizers, public ...
22. Funding Local Democracy
(Resources/Member Contributions)
The DDC has worked with PACE (Philanthropy for Active Civic Engagement) to develop "Funding and Fostering Local Democracy," a guide designed to help the philanthropic community grapple with the question ...
23. Community Engagement and Economic Growth
(The Democracy Movement Blog/General)
There is a strong connection between the way people feel about their community and the economic vitality of that city or town - this is one of the key findings of an important new study, "Soul of the Community," ...
24. CaliforniaSpeaks report
(The Democracy Movement Blog/Knowledge Building)
... effects on participants, Harder + Company Community Research evaluated the effects on policymakers, and Harbage Consulting weighed the impacts on policy outcomes. The full report is available at the AmericaSpeaks ...
25. 'No Better Time' report released
(Headlines/U.S. News)
In July 2009, more than 250 campus and community leaders came together at the University of New Hampshire to talk about the “deliberative democracy” field, the tide of civic change on campuses and in communities, ...
26. A Democracy Agenda for Obama
(Headlines/U.S. News)
... democracy, and community development, have produced a set of recommendations for federal policy in civic engagement. The Strengthening Our Nation's Democracy report includes proposals for executive orders, ...
27. Democracy Helpline
(Initiatives/Projects - General)
... be an unprecedented resource that people will be able to access by phone or on the Internet. Community stories will be the essence of the Helpline: the most valuable way to inspire and prepare new organizers ...
28. The Deliberative Democracy Consortium
(About Us/Deliberative Democracy Consortium)
... governance. While the DDC’s primary arena of action is in North America, we are part of a global learning community dedicated to the same fundamental values and goals. Democratic innovations are proliferating ...
29. Diers on neighborhood problem-solving
(The Democracy Movement Blog/Knowledge Building)
... their block. Government and other agencies can help to build community capacity by operating in ways that are neighbourhood-focused, strength-based, and community driven.” The Community’s Role in Addressing ...
30. 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 ...
31. Promise and Challenge of Neighborhood Democracy
(The Democracy Movement Blog/Knowledge Building)
The DDC, Grassroots Grantmakers, and NeighborWorks America are pleased to announce the release of "The Promise and Challenge of Neighborhood Democracy: Lessons from the Intersection of Government and Community." ...
32. Conference on Online Deliberation
(Headlines/U.S. News)
... third Conference on Online Deliberation. The joint conference is intended to provide a platform and a forum for highlighting socio-technological opportunities, challenges, and pitfalls in the area of community ...
33. The Next Form of Democracy
(Resources/Member Contributions)
... BY U.S. SENATOR BILL BRADLEY: “In 1995, I learned firsthand about an idea that was stirring among public officials and community organizers across America. Shortly after O.J. Simpson's acquittal, Los ...
34. Thrilling Show of People Power
(Resources/Member Contributions)
... could flourish around the clock as a fully human community, wedded to Battery Park City and Tribeca, with new schools, cultural facilities, shops and restaurants. It must be more than a place to stack ...
... supporting it. However, if the public could identify a public problem together (naming) and then discuss choices on how to solve the particular problem (framing), then the likelihood of greater community ...
... a sector of the community or whether they have specialised expertise on the issue. The introduction of new players to the policy debate, particularly in terms of their representativeness and legitimacy, ...
... of seventy communities, citizens gather each year in a public assembly to discuss their priorities for municipal investments in their community. These citizen gatherings in turn elect delegates from each ...
38. 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 ...
39. DDC Resources
(Resources/Member Contributions)
...  Framing: Issue Books and Implications for Community Action by Chris Kelley, the Kettering Foundation (September, 2002) The Kettering Foundation long ...
40. We Have A Different Dream Today
(The Democracy Movement Blog/Knowledge Building)
... in discussions of race, local leaders hoped they could overcome community divisions and prevent public debates from being dominated by extreme voices. A wave of local public engagement efforts swept the ...
... for federal government managers to cultivate a community of practice through online knowledge sharing and networking. The Deliberative Democracy Handbook Online is a section of the d-d.net website dedicated ...
42. Resources
(Section)
...  Issue Framing: Issue Books and Implications for Community Action by Chris Kelley, the Kettering Foundation (September, 2002) The Kettering Foundation ...