Articles about community engagement


Community-university engagement in a time of COVID-19

Last updated: 12/01/2020

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How 'school streets' could create safer, healthier cities

Last updated: 10/26/2020

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...

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Global Approaches to Well-Being: What We Are Learning

Last updated: 10/25/2020

Stepping back a bit, four years ago, it dawned on me that the concept of “well-being” might lead to a world of learning opportunities that could deepen and broaden the Robert...

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Racial Equity in Action: How to Get Started

Last updated: 10/17/2020

Over the course of 2020, racial inequities demonstrated through the COVID-19 pandemic, the economy, and criminal justice have been front and center. City and county managers are...

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University rankings don’t measure what matters

Last updated: 09/21/2020

International rankings of universities are big business and big news . These systems order universities on the basis of a variety of criteria such as student to staff ratio,...

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Decision-Making in a Time of Crisis

Last updated: 09/19/2020

Making the “right” decision is always difficult when it comes to complex organizations. This reality is even more compounded in local government, where we must consider the...

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Passionate People : Making a Positive Difference

Last updated: 09/12/2020

Passionate People : Making a Positive Difference 29/09/2020 Registration Welcome Community Catalysts are pleased to welcome you to our 'Passionate People: Making a Positive...

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Consulting children and young people

Last updated: 08/20/2020

Although most statutory consultations are geared towards people of voting age, that doesn't mean that children and young people can't be consulted. And they absolutely should be...

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COVID-19: Reconnecting Higher Education to Lifelong Learning

Last updated: 08/10/2020

The disruption caused by COVID-19 to the everyday life of citizens around the world over the past six months has made it clear that that the future will entail new definitions...

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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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