Articles about community engagement


Four Key Lessons from District Leaders Tackling the Homework Gap

Last updated: 07/04/2020

Last week, New America’s Open Technology Institute (OTI) convened a number of broadband experts and district leaders to talk through innovative approaches to addressing the...

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Community Engagement for Environmental Action in a COVID-19 era

Last updated: 05/19/2020

Around the world, groups and organisations are scrambling to reinvent how we enable and/or do environmental conservation work during these large scale societal lockdowns. There...

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Five ways health and social services can support babies, toddlers and the people who care for them…

Last updated: 05/10/2020

Sign in Anyone can publish on Medium per our Policies , but we don’t fact-check every story. For more info about the coronavirus, see cdc.gov . Five ways health and social...

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6 Ways Local News Makes a Crucial Impact Covering COVID-19

Last updated: 04/23/2020

During the pandemic, local news publishers and journalists have become essential sources of trusted information The horrific spread of the novel coronavirus across America has...

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What Improv Can Teach Us About Innovation and Community Engagement

Last updated: 03/19/2020

What Improv Can Teach Us About Innovation and Community Engagement photo by World Domination Designs , used via creative commons With the debut of Spotlight, the film about the...

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6 New Cities to Address Health Hazards in Housing

Last updated: 12/24/2019

Health and success begin at home, yet millions of Americans live in housing that is making them sick. Young children are particularly vulnerable to lead poisoning and asthma....

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

Last updated: 11/03/2019

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...

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

Last updated: 10/31/2019

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,...

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

Last updated: 10/31/2019

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

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