Tag Archives: community engagement

Civic Engagement by the Numbers

July 4, 2014

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All 2013 data with the exception of voter turnout.

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Bottrop, Germany: community engagement done right

March 3, 2014


This photo was taken at InnovationCity Ruhr in the German city of Bottrop. Bottrop is transforming itself from a coal-based economy. The city is a leader in district energy and conservation, and an example of how energy leadership is a tool to building a resilient local economy. Community engagement has been key to their successful transformation. […]

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More than we can support

January 26, 2014

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Every year, for many decades, the City has made grants to community groups. The results of the 2014 grant program were recently announced.  I have heard gratitude from community groups who received a grant and disappointment from those who did not. A few years ago, we recognized the need to improve the granting process to […]

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