Climate change & online community engagement: 10 examples, 5 countries

Climate change & online community engagement: 10 examples, 5 countries

We do most of our community engagement work with local government organizations. A challenge that keeps coming up is how we meaningfully make a contribution of the fight against...

A Little Paint Can Change a Community's Relationship to Its Streets

A Little Paint Can Change a Community's Relationship to Its Streets

If you’re frustrated with the slow speed of efforts to make streets safer, perhaps you should grab a paint brush. During New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s administration,...

Playing Together Pays: Digital Engagement Transforms Parks and Recreation - Bang The Table

Playing Together Pays: Digital Engagement Transforms Parks and Recreation - Bang The Table

Parks and recreation facilities are at the heart of community wellbeing. It’s universally acknowledged that successful parks and recreation projects demonstrate a living...

Key points from a conversation about the overdose crisis and COVID-19

Key points from a conversation about the overdose crisis and COVID-19

Print On July 23, 2020, we hosted “A Tale of Two Crises: COVID-19 and the Overdose Emergency” as part of the Distant, Not Disengaged series. Watch the conversation about the...

“There’s no way you can be a leader without so many mistakes”

“There’s no way you can be a leader without so many mistakes”

I had the pleasure of catching up with Hel recently to talk about everything from social media creativity, perfectionism and storytelling for the blog’s latest spotlight. I was...

Leading the Way: Women Leaders in Post-secondary Education

Leading the Way: Women Leaders in Post-secondary Education

Join us on Thursday, May 20, 2021 at 7:30 – 9:00 AM PDT | 8:00 – 9:30 PM IST. The international panel discussion will focus on the main theme of women leaders leading the way in...

[INSIGHTS] How to Develop an Effective Public Engagement Plan | MetroQuest

[INSIGHTS] How to Develop an Effective Public Engagement Plan | MetroQuest

In order to run a successful public engagement campaign, you must develop a comprehensive and strategic plan! This plan will be the blueprint for success for your team, so make...

Engaging children for their future

Engaging children for their future

Hard to reach or maybe we just need to work harder to reach them? Children have traditionally been placed in the too hard basket when it comes to community engagement....

4 ½ ways you can engage children in the decision making process

4 ½ ways you can engage children in the decision making process

4 ½ ways you can engage children in the decision making process Last year was all about the blogs of 5. Top 5s, 5 tips, 5 hints… well I’m being different for 2016 and in the...

Senior recognized for outstanding leadership, service

Senior recognized for outstanding leadership, service

Appalachian State University senior Lauren Moody, of Marietta, Georgia, is the recipient of a 2020 Community Impact Student Award from North Carolina Campus Compact. Moody is...

Community-university engagement in a time of COVID-19

Community-university engagement in a time of COVID-19

Transformative LeadershipUniversity World NewsMastercard FoundationUniversity World News This article is part of a series on published by in partnership with is solely...

How 'school streets' could create safer, healthier cities

How 'school streets' could create safer, healthier cities

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, communities living in cities need cleaner air to breathe and outdoor public space to be social yet physically distanced. Recognition of these issues...