Hashtags, Twitter and civic engagement

How can communities leverage twitter for civic engagement? Alison N. Novak, Kristine Johnson and Manuel Pontes examine community use of #Latinotwitter.

Sally Hussey

Sally Hussey

4 years ago

Inclusive cities: planning for intercultural communities

In their recent article, Inclusive Cities for Intercultural Communities: European Experiences, Gabriella Esposito De Vita and Stefania Oppido investigate cities and citizens affected by migration, finding inclusive cities nurture social cohesion.

Sally Hussey

Sally Hussey

4 years ago

Educating youth for online civic engagement

Erica Hodgin’s Educating Youth for Online Civic and Political Dialogue: A Conceptual Framework for the Digital Age examines digital affordances, challenges, and learning opportunities for youth participation in civic dialogue.

Sally Hussey

Sally Hussey

4 years ago

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Resilient communities, cohesive communities

On a daily basis, shocking news stories are, sadly, no longer a surprise. Yet, from this feeling of instability and uncertainty, comes a reiterated emphasis on the importance of community resilience and cohesion.

Jessica Topham

Jessica Topham

4 years ago

‘SkipTo” accessible navigation continues to take EngagementHQ beyond WCAG 2.0 compliance

As part of our regular EngagementHQ maintenance we check that all elements and features are accessible to visitors who cannot use a mouse because of visual impairment or physical disability. We take accessibility very seriously and besides complying with WCAG 2.0 standards, we are always looking for innovative new ways to make EngagementHQ even more accessible. You can […]

Joe Kresling

Joe Kresling

4 years ago

Participatory politics and youth civic engagement

Award-winning writer, Research Director and Senior Producer at Youth Radio, Elisabeth Soep’s new book, Participatory Politics: Next-Generation Tactics to Remake Public Spheres explores youth civic engagement across digital and face-to-face contexts.

Sally Hussey

Sally Hussey

4 years ago

Engaging healthcare for Aboriginal Australians

Angela Durey et al., Curtin University, recently published ‘Improving healthcare for Aboriginal Australians through effective engagement between community and health services’, an assessment of a community engagement strategy between health providers and Aboriginal communities across five southern districts of Perth, Western Australia.

Sally Hussey

Sally Hussey

4 years ago

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The transformative potential of engagement in education and research

Engagement scholars and practitioners descended on Melbourne for the Engage to Transform, Engagement Australia’s 13th annual conference, held on July 18-19. Hosted by Victoria University, the conference keynotes explored the nexus between engagement and transformation.

Sally Hussey

Sally Hussey

4 years ago

Building New York Public Library’s Community Oral History Project

Kate Cordes, Assistant Director of Maps, Local History, and Genealogy at The New York Public Library (NYPL) recently published Together We Listen: Generating Accessible Oral Histories of NYC through Community Participatory Projects, a descriptive overview of the origins, processes, and progress of the NYPL’s Community Oral History Project.

Sally Hussey

Sally Hussey

4 years ago

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