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1. Tunisia, the First Arab Country to Implement PB
(The Democracy Movement Blog/General)
... and the state, all within a general framework of a defense human rights values. This NGO was in charge of introducing the PB process in La Marsa and in three other cities. I was part of the team of facilitators ...
2. DDC Staff
(About Us/Deliberative Democracy Consortium)
Matt Leighninger Executive Director Matt Leighninger is the Executive Director of the Deliberative Democracy Consortium (DDC), an alliance of the major organizations and leading scholars working in ...
3. 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, ...
4. Frontiers of Democracy 2015
(Headlines/U.S. News)
Frontiers of Democracy 2015 will take place in Boston on June 25-27. While powerful forces work against justice and civil society around the world, committed and innovative people strive to understand ...
5. Deliberative Publicity
(The Democracy Movement Blog/General)
... not have as powerful a means for communicating their work to the public as a voter guide and as straightforward a link to the electoral system? Those of us who are committed to a more deliberative political ...
6. What Does Public Innovation Mean?
(The Democracy Movement Blog/General)
... how to move a community forward. In other words, public innovation isn't necessarily about something shiny or new or complex, but about something that works better, leads to better results and creates ...
7. 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 ...
8. "Text, Talk, Act"
(Initiatives/Projects - General)
... dramatically in the last twenty years; it happens mainly in groups, either face-to-face, online, or both, and features various forms of dialogue, deliberation, action planning, and policy choicework. Thin ...
9. Making Public Participation Legal
(Headlines/U.S. News)
The DDC worked with a number of national associations to produce a model ordinance for public participation that is designed to help cities hold more productive, deliberative public meetings and online ...
10. Deliberation by the Numbers
(Resources/Member Contributions)
... changes, are inherently difficult to quantify. But at this point, enough scholarly research and evaluative work has been done that is possible to pull together a concise statistical glimpse of the kinds ...
11. The Oregon Citizens' Initiative Review
(The Democracy Movement Blog/Knowledge Building)
... In this interview with Participatory Governance Initiative co-director Daniel Schugurensky, Elliot recounts the history of the “Citizens’ Initiative Review,” explains how it works, and shares some of the ...
12. Designing local civic infrastructure
(Resources/Member Contributions)
... of small-group discussions and large-group forums -    Online tools for network-building, idea generation, dissemination of public data, and serious games -    Youth leadership ...
13. G1000: Deliberative democracy in Belgium
(The Democracy Movement Blog/General)
... believe that deliberative democracy offers useful methods to overcome the limits of representative democracy in Belgium. The G1000 doesn’t ignore the work of parliaments and parties; it rather seeks to ...
14. Online and face-to-face in concert
(Workshops/Frontiers of Democracy: Online Democracy)
Online and face-to-face strategies and tools should be used in concert to engage people where they are in order to optimize the benefits of both for communities that work for everyone.  ...
15. 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 ...
16. DDC activities, 2007-2015
(About Us/Deliberative Democracy Consortium)
The DDC has a number of key priorities, which we pursue as collaboratively and opportunistically as we can. The DDC activities chart is updated quarterly to reflect the latest developments in our 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)
... Sydney. There are pictures too in this visual report (pdf 2mb) from the workshop. Here is a sample:  ...
... interventions. Expected project outcomes include: improved performance of different sites of public debate insights into the inner-workings of committees, boards, etc. which are often neglected ...
... the D&D concept, showcase success stories, enable politicians to question and debate, and work to develop a toolkit for the practical application of D&D in their daily work. Research would measure pre- ...
21. Combining stakeholder and citizen processes for impact
(Workshops/Sydney 2011 Research Proposals)
... of course also citizens, and citizens bear sectoral interests—but the categories are still powerful in much of our work as researchers and practitioners.) (1) Our research will inventory different configurations ...
22. Key workshop outcomes
(Workshops/Sydney-2011)
Set the context for deliberative democracy in theory and practice Build mutual understanding between researchers and public participation practitioners Experience different deliberative techniques ...
23. What are the latest developments?
(Workshops/Sydney-2011)
For the workshop, the first question we'd like your feedback on is: - What are the most recent developments (exciting or disappointing) in deliberative democracy? (These could be examples from the ...
24. How to participate
(Workshops/Sydney-2011)
You can make "virtual" contributions to the workshop through Twitter and by commenting on these blog posts. On Twitter, use the hashtag #delibworkshop, and your tweets will show up in the box on the r ...
25. Understanding the Pathways towards Collaborative Governance
(Workshops/Sydney 2011 Research Proposals)
This is an exploratory, qualitative, action research project using at least two ongoing innovations in collaborative governance (creating DD in Geralton region and gov'ts, NGOs, foundations working together ...
26. Workshop Timetable - DAY 1
(Workshops/Sydney 2011 Timetable)
Thursday 3rd February 2011 [see tomorrow] Session One - 9:00 am to 10:30 am Session Time Item Facilitator(s) Welcome 9:00 am Welcome Workshop purpose and structure Housekeeping ...
27. Workshop Timetable - DAY 2
(Workshops/Sydney 2011 Timetable)
... a list of research questions to address these gaps (small group work) Estimate the impact of the research findings on resolving the complex challenges of our time Abbie, Lucy, Dallas (90 min) ...
28. Workshop Timetable - DAY 3
(Workshops/Sydney 2011 Timetable)
Saturday 5th February 2011 [see yesterday] Session One - 10:00 am to 11:00 am Session Time Item Facilitator(s) Activity 1 10:00 am Activity Select the proposals which ...
This section of the website is for participants attending the workshop in Sydney (3-5 Feb 2011), as well as for those who are interested in following it from afar. Here's how it works: As the workshop ...
30. Next Steps for Rebuilding Democracy
(The Democracy Movement Blog/General)
By Hank Topper It may be a good time for us, the various and diverse individuals and organizations working consciously in some way to strengthen democracy, to rethink our message and our strategy.  The ...
31. 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 ...
32. Creating Spaces for Change
(Headlines/U.S. News)
Over the last two decades, ordinary people have been playing increasingly prominent roles in politics and public life, thanks in part to the work of an unheralded set of leaders. These practitioners of ...
33. Recentering Democracy around Citizens
(About Us/Deliberative Democracy General)
... officials, school systems, funders, and other leaders, met in early 2010 to compare notes on their work in communities and discuss possibilities for innovation. "Recentering Democracy around Citizens" ...
... (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 ...
35. 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 ...
36. Online democracy between elections
(The Democracy Movement Blog/Knowledge Building)
... of Ascentum, the Ottawa-based organization that has done pioneering work to combine online and face-to-face approaches in democratic governance. The study was released by the Institute for Research on ...
37. 'No Better Time' report released
(Headlines/U.S. News)
... the Democracy Imperative (TDI), two organizations that work to promote best practices, research, and teaching for a strong democracy. “No Better Time: A 2010 Report on Opportunities and Challenges for ...
38. Democracy Helpline
(Initiatives/Projects - General)
... the situation in a report to the DDC's director and members of the Democratic Governance workgroup, who would evaluate the request and respond within a set number of days. Most efforts to mobilize citizens ...
39. Deliberative Democracy Fact Sheet
(About Us/Deliberative Democracy Consortium)
DDC FACT SHEET Description Fast Facts Goals The Deliberative Democracy Consortium (DDC) is a network of practitioners ...
40. The Deliberative Democracy Consortium
(About Us/Deliberative Democracy Consortium)
The Deliberative Democracy Consortium (DDC) is an alliance of leading organizations and scholars working in the field of public engagement, participation, and deliberation. The purpose of the DDC is to ...
41. 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. ...
42. 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." ...
43. Conference on Online Deliberation
(Headlines/U.S. News)
... deliberation. From the organizers' site: At the dawn of the 21st century humankind faces challenges of profound proportions. The ability of people around the world to discuss, work, make decisions, and ...
44. The Next Form of Democracy
(Resources/Member Contributions)
... new ways for people and public servants to work together. The stories of civic experiments in "The Next Form of Democracy: How Expert Rule Is Giving Way to Shared Governance -- and Why Politics Will Never ...
45. Taking Democracy to Scale: Trip Report
(Resources/Member Contributions)
... for experimentation and research that require investment to advance the field?  Work sessions began at 8:30 in the morning and lasted until 10:30 p.m. with breaks for lunch and dinner. The goal ...
46. Thrilling Show of People Power
(Resources/Member Contributions)
... as if he'd worked at this job all his life. The traffic moved, and not a cop or politician was in sight. Then at the entrance to the Holland Tunnel, a packed steel-glass-and-rubber line of westbound ...
... issue that is addressed in each of the competing approaches. Each approach tends to describe a causal framework or a solution to the problem. The implied actor in these books, rather than the public, is ...
... components is the participatory budgeting process (ÒPBÓ) implemented in Porto Alegre, Brazil. The first municipal administration of the leftist Workers Party (PT) began its participatory budgeting in 1989 ...
49. Boston Civic Summit
(The Democracy Movement Blog/AmericaSpeaks)
... of the city’s convention center. The day featured an interesting array of activities: remarks from political leaders, workshops on various kinds of leadership development like organizing, communications, ...
50. Social Networks
(Category)
The Democracy Movement blog items related to ways social networking can enhance prospects for deliberative democracy. ...
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