The following appeared in Public Involvement Techniques: A Reader of Ten Years Experience at the Institute for Water Resources (PDF, pages 265-270), a collection of articles on public involvement from 1983, prepared by James L. Creighton, Jerome Delli Priscoli and C. Mark Dunning for the Institute for Water Resources, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers: The [...]
A quick advertisement this morning. This is exactly the kind of stuff I was hoping to work on when I signed up to be a member of the Board last year: Monthly Practitioner Call Kick-Off: December 5, 2011 As part of our 2012 goals around community of practice, we’re launching a monthly practitioner call — [...]
Update: This post is being continuously updated. Check the comments section for the change log. It's that time of year again, and so I've started to add a few 2012 events to my calendar, both the kind I hope to attend in person as well as the ones I'll likely have to follow remotely. The [...]
Josh Lerner (Co-Director, The Participatory Budgeting Project) shared this conference announcement via the NCDD listserv: International Conference: Participatory Budgeting in the US and Canada March 2012 New York City, NY From the email: In a time of widespread budget crises and plummeting trust in government, politicians and community members are searching for more democratic and [...]
Here are October's top posts, including two fresh ones: What Is Public Participation? Tree Bressen: The Top 10 Most Common Mistakes in Consensus Process Occupy Research Wiki Thanks for reading!