We help groups, individuals and communities to learn, plan and communicate with each other through Public Participation processes and Community Research. We design and facilitate community meetings for brainstorming, planning, strategizing, & creating a vision for their future.
To engage community members in discussions and activities that increase public involvement in community decision making, we provide:
To strengthen communication and learning among program partners and participants, to gain a broader understanding of community needs, interests and issues/challenges, we design and lead:
Programs- A collection of Programs to involve your community in
building its future. Though most in this collection are for
rural/small towns, the concepts may apply to communities of any size.
Though most in this collection are for rural/small towns, the concepts may apply to communities of any size.
Review the Public Participation Handbook includes three parts: an overview of public participation methods and techniques, a tour of what methods Washington communities use, a collection of organizations, printed and electronic resources where you can learn more. It was created with support from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to assist Community Development Block Grant Communities in Washington State. Portions of it are available on the web. Printed versions are designed for 3-ring binders and are available for $10.
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