Articles about community engagement


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

Last updated: 02/20/2021

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...

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Engaging children for their future

Last updated: 02/01/2021

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....

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

Last updated: 01/10/2021

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...

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Senior recognized for outstanding leadership, service

Last updated: 12/20/2020

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...

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Community-university engagement in a time of COVID-19

Last updated: 12/01/2020

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

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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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