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1. Tunisia, the First Arab Country to Implement PB
(The Democracy Movement Blog/General)
... at the state and local level and to promote democratic institutions and practices. Some of this enthusiasm was translated into action with the election of parliament and a head of state, the peaceful transition ...
2. DDC Executive Committee
(About Us/Deliberative Democracy Consortium)
... Gastil, Penn State University Martha McCoy, Everyday Democracy Peter Levine, CIRCLE, Tufts University Terry Amsler, Institute for Local Government Tomas Ohlin, Dialogue to Democracy (Sweden) Valeriano ...
3. Deliberative Publicity
(The Democracy Movement Blog/General)
... state, and local). While our principles are intended to inform publicity at each stage of a forum, we studied final reports because organizers have direct control over such materials, unlike the content ...
4. What Does Public Innovation Mean?
(The Democracy Movement Blog/General)
... funders, activists and others is to focus on specific education reforms, local tax policy, or maybe infrastructure plans and the like. Other conversations about innovation often center on the use of mobile ...
5. Making Public Participation Legal -- Brookings recap
(The Democracy Movement Blog/General)
... Participation Legal,” was the culmination of a year’s work of the Working Group on Legal Frameworks for Public Participation, consisting of public participation practitioners and researchers, local public ...
... how they might take action to improve mental health in their families, schools, and communities. A number of the community conversations, convened by local mayors, will be supported by leaders from deliberative ...
7. Making Public Participation Legal
(Headlines/U.S. News)
... Participation has produced new tools, including a model local ordinance and model amendment to state legislation, in order to help create a more supportive, productive, and equitable environment for public ...
8. 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 ...
... and social media. Finding ways to scale up these approaches, including D&D from local to global level.  ...
10. Deliberation at its best - learning from different cultural contexts
(Workshops/Sydney 2011 Research Proposals)
Champions: Karen Cronin, with input from John Dryzek, Kennie Carbon, John Gastil, Michael Cuthill, Mark Warren Partners confirmed: Dr Jessica Hutchins (indigenous researcher), Dennie Carbon (local gov't) ...
... and post- forum attitudes, and results would be disseminated to international academic and practise audiences. Notes: Focus would be on Australian and New Zealand elected representatives at the local, ...
12. Combining stakeholder and citizen processes for impact
(Workshops/Sydney 2011 Research Proposals)
... at the local level. (2) We will explore the rationales offered by conveners and process designers for particular ways of combining (or separating) stakeholder and citizen participation and deliberation ...
13. Next Steps for Rebuilding Democracy
(The Democracy Movement Blog/General)
... get people, as they may be doing in the UK, to see this as an opportunity to rebuild local democracy.  We can use the failure of our national politics to deal effectively with the crisis as another illustration ...
14. Civic Engagement and Recent Immigrant Communities
(Resources/Member Contributions)
The DDC has worked with the National League of Cities (NLC) to develop a guide for public officials and other local leaders about developing strategies to engage recent immigrants. "Civic Engagement and ...
15. 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 ...
17. 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 ...
18. 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. ...
19. Organizational Members
(About Us/Deliberative Democracy Consortium)
...  Small-group action efforts Effects on indicators like school test scores, crime rates Changes made by organizations Changes in government budgets Changes in public policy at the local, state, ...
20. Deliberative Democracy Fact Sheet
(About Us/Deliberative Democracy Consortium)
...  Changes in government budgets Changes in public policy at the local, state, and federal levels Since its inception, the Consortium has: Developed ...
21. The Deliberative Democracy Consortium
(About Us/Deliberative Democracy Consortium)
... Engaged by – the Public (IBM Center for the Business of Government 2011), Planning for Stronger Local Democracy (National League of Cities 2011), and The Deliberative Democracy Handbook (Jossey-Bass 2005). ...
22. Public Involvement Usually Leads to Better Environmental Decision-making
(The Democracy Movement Blog/Knowledge Building)
... scientists are usually in the best position to analyze the effects of environmental processes and actions, good analysis often requires information about local conditions, which is most likely to come ...
23. 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 ...
24. Taking Democracy to Scale: Trip Report
(Resources/Member Contributions)
... with connections to local, regional, state, and international organizations, both governmental and non-governmental. The organization would model itself on a hub and spokes concept, the national institution ...
... run by political parties of widely different ideological stripes are experimenting with participatory approaches to local governance that have deliberative components. Surprisingly, the reasons for implementing ...
26. Projects
(Initiatives/Projects - General)
... share their own lessons learned. Building a permanent infrastructure for deliberative democracy, including a more supportive legal and policy framework, at the local, state, and federal levels. ...
27. Deliberative Democracy FAQ
(About Us/Deliberative Democracy General)
... of expertise accessible to ordinary people. And while almost all of the projects a decade ago focused on local issues, there are a growing number of examples which have connected citizen ...
28. DDC Resources
(Resources/Member Contributions)
... 5, 2005) The Rise of Democratic Governance This publication from the National League of Cities describes the changing conditions facing local officials, and how they ...
29. 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 ...
... in St. Paul, Minnesota. The meeting, attended by state and local elected officials, was widely regarded as highly productive and strengthened the commitment to collaboration among local participants.  ...
31. Initiatives
(Section)
...  infrastructure for deliberative democracy, including a more supportive legal and policy framework, at the local, state, and federal levels. There are a number of projects moving forward under ...