Staff Pick: Tell Us What you Love about Burlington

The City of Burlington started this conversation with its community when they launched the site in March 2018 to develop the conversation and the relationships online. Since its inception, they have updated the site with more tools and information about festivals and events.

Stéphanie Beaureguard

Stéphanie Beaureguard

3 weeks ago

10 Benefits of Digital First Community Engagement

Digital engagement can help achieve better community outcomes and improve the overall public experience. Below are ten reasons to consider transitioning your community engagement practice to an online platform and the value of bringing resident feedback into local government decision making.

Ella Pairman

Ella Pairman

1 month ago

Staff Pick: Your Say Wingecarribee Shire Council

While seeking community input on a project that is interactive in the photography competition, Wingecarribee Council are also facilitating the community‘s ability to give feedback on their aspirations for their community’s future.

Susan Sommers

Susan Sommers

1 month ago

Think Beyond the Survey

Local governments are beginning to adopt the mentality that community engagement is a process that happens with the people. Surveys happen to people. Beyond the survey, you will find richer feedback, more meaningful conversations, and more trust between your residents and your organization.

Jeremy Shackett

Jeremy Shackett

1 month ago

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#CityHallSelfie Tip Sheet

Each year, #CityHallSelfie day drives thousands of residents to city hall buildings across the country. We have teamed up with ELGL and put together a list of tips to help you take participation to the next level.

Ella Pairman

Ella Pairman

1 month ago

Blending Face-to-Face and Digital Engagement

Good community engagement involves both online and in-person methods. Great community engagement, however, blends the two methods together–giving the community a seamless continuum of ways to participate. 

Amanda Nagl

Amanda Nagl

2 months ago

#ELGL19 – Going All In!

“Against the conference backdrop of collaboration and learning, it was simply refreshing to partake in the discussion and be welcomed to the table.” Caity Belta discusses her introduction to the ELGL community as she meets leaders in government across the country.

Caity Belta

Caity Belta

3 months ago

Staff Pick: Have Your Say Canterbury Bankstown

Canterbury Bankstown Council is engaging with their community to help plan for the future growth of the Bankstown CBD by developing an integrated transport and streetscape plan. Learn about council’s undertaking on an ongoing multi-stage engagement with their community on a high-value and impactful project and how you can implement their strategy in your own engagement efforts.

Katie Toohey

Katie Toohey

3 months ago

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