Tools and Techniques for Virtual Community Engagement Webinar
June 2, 2020 - Author: National Charrette Institute and Form-Based Codes Institute
Experts and practitioners shared their knowledge about how a range of virtual engagement tools are being used to bring citizen stakeholders into critical public policy decision making when face-to-face engagement is not an option.
Across the country, local governments are keeping the wheels of government turning on virtual platforms, which are being utilized for polling, brainstorming and discussions, collaborative design, and public hearings. Some are finding these new methods more welcoming, making it easier for stakeholders, who were previously left out, to participate.
- Rebekah Kik, director of Community Planning & Economic Development at the City of Kalamazoo.
- Jenifer Hurley, AICP, CNU-A, PP, president & CEO of Hurley-Franks and Associates.