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== What communities can do ==
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* create or develop Location, projects or networks pages, eg 'Sustainable (Your town)', '''in this wiki'''
* [[Participatory carbon budgeting]]
* [[Participatory budgeting]]
* Participatory or citizen journalism
* Street parties
* promote and practice [[Open conference design]]
* advocate [[Open involvement]]
 
== Events ==
 
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== Why it matters ==
== Participatory budgeting ==
 
''Main article'': [[Participatory budgeting]]
Participatory budgeting (PB) is a process of democratic deliberation and decision-making, and a type of participatory democracy, in which ordinary people decide how to allocate part of a municipal or public budget. Participatory budgeting allows citizens to identify, discuss, and prioritize public spending projects, and gives them the power to make real decisions about how money is spent. When PB is taken seriously and is based on mutual trust local governments and citizen can benefit equally. In some cases PB even raised people's willingness to pay taxes.
A comprehensive case study of eight municipalities in Brazil analyzing the successes and failures of participatory budgeting has suggested that it often results in more equitable public spending, greater government transparency and accountability, increased levels of public participation (especially by marginalized or poorer residents), and democratic and citizenship learning. {{W|Participatory budgeting}}
 
== Participatory carbon budgeting ==
''See separate article:'' [[Participatory carbon budgeting]]
== Participatory democracy ==
Participatory planning is an urban planning paradigm that emphasizes involving the entire community in the strategic and management processes of urban planning; or, community-level planning processes, urban or rural. It is often considered as part of community development. Participatory planning aims to harmonize views among all of its participants as well as prevent conflict between opposing parties. In addition, marginalized groups have an opportunity to participate in the planning process. {{W|Participatory planning}}
 
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== News and comment ==
 
''See separate article:'' [[Community involvement news]]
== Resources ==
 
=== Apps for sustainability ===
[[category:CASwiki articles with apps]]
 
[http://promisetracker.org/ Promise Tracker], Data collection for civic action. After an election, how can citizens hold elected leaders accountable for promises they made during the campaign season? We believe that informed communities, equipped with data, are the best positioned to assess the performance of their representatives and advocate for change on a local level. Promise Tracker explores how citizen monitoring can extend civic engagement between election cycles.
 
=== Conversation starters ===
*the Good Life Conversation, Cormac Russell, September 7, 2017 [https://www.nurturedevelopment.org/blog/abcd-practice/good-life-conversation/ nurturedevelopment.org]. "In simple terms the following questions help people to explore what contributions they might make to communities in which they reside."
 
=== How to's ===
*‘How to Set up a Municipalist Platform’, [https://barcelonaencomu.cat/sites/default/files/win-the-city-guide.pdf Barcelona en Comú], Mar 2016
*How to Start Participatory Budgeting in Your City, Dec 3, 2011, [http://www.shareable.net/blog/how-to-start-participatory-budgeting-in-your-city Shareable]
 
=== Maps ===
 
[http://transparency.globalvoicesonline.org/ Technology for transparency network]
 
=== Other Resources ===
*[http://wiki.commonstransition.org/wiki/A_Charter_for_Democracy A Charter for Democracy] on Commons Transition Strategies Wiki (''creative commons license'')
*[http://civicactivism.buildingchangetrust.org/default.asp Civic Activism]
*[http://wiki.civiccommons.org/ Civic Commons Wiki], an effort to provide a permanent, sustainable organization to assist public agencies in the adoption of open systems and collaborative technologies, and to coordinate the co-creation of these technologies among agencies to ensure interoperability and shareability. Civic Commons will provide infrastructure, knowledge, and toolsets to government entities, and encourage the development of shared "civic software" and protocols, and supply optional technical infrastructure (such as data and project hosting) as needed.
*[http://imaginechicago.org/ Imagine Chicago], Imagine projects and networks in th [[UK]], [[Europe]] and [[Australia]] have been modelled on Imagine Chicago.
*[http://www.opengovpartnership.org/ogp-participation-and-cocreation-standards Open Government Partnership Participation & Co-creation Standards], ''added Feb 2017''
*[http://benchmarkstudy.socrata.com/ Benchmark study data] The state of open data from different perspectives, including that of the public / citizens
*[http://blog.sunlightfoundation.com/2010/03/10/introducing-the-cycle-of-transparency/ Introducing the Cycle of Transparency], Sunlight Foundation Blog, 03/10/10
*Regulation on collaboration between citizens and and the City for the care and regeneration of urban commons, [http://www.comune.bologna.it/media/files/bolognaregulation.pdf comune.bologna.it]
*Who Ya Gonna Call? [http://slowdemocracy.org/blogslowdemcracy/2013/6/12/who-ya-gonna-call-deliberative-democracy-resources Deliberative Democracy Resources]
*[httphttps://unhabitatwww.org/books/72-frequentlywd-asked-questions-about-participatory-budgeting/ 72 Frequently Asked Questions about Participatory Budgeting], UN-HABITAT, 2004 {{Apps}} [http://promisetracker.org/ Promise Tracker], Data collection for civic action. After an election, how can citizens hold elected leaders accountable for promises they made during the campaign season? We believe that informed communities, equipped with data, are the best positioned to assess the performance of their representatives and advocate for change on a local level. Promise Tracker explores how citizen monitoring can extend civic engagement between election cycles. === Citizens data initiative === Based on [[Porto Alegre]] more than 140 (about 2.5%) of the 5,571 municipalities in [[Brazil]] have adopted participatory budgeting. Since its emergence in Porto Alegre, participatory budgeting has spread to hundreds of Latin American cities, and dozens of cities in [[Europe]], Asia, [[Africa, sustainable community action|Africa]], and North America. More than 1500 municipalities are estimated to have initiated participatory budgeting. {{W|Participatory budgeting}} === Maps === [http://transparency.globalvoicesonlinepl.orgcom/ Technology for transparency networkWise Democracy Project]
=== Quotes ===
<blockquote>"Given how radical a departure these participatory ways of working are from the closed-door status quo (or the view that participation is limited to voting and opinion polling), we cannot declare, define, and repeat often enough what it could mean to embrace collaboration and co-creation; to make consultation part of operations on a day-to-day basis; to strive for constant conversation with an engaged and knowledgeable public and to reinvent the conception of public service and of the public servant as the steward of such a conversation.." Beth Simone Noveck <ref>[https://medium.com/@bethnoveck/the-rise-of-the-citizen-expert-ffba66dea199 Medium]</ref></blockquote>
 
=== Research ===
 
Made to Measure, [http://www.participatorycity.org/made-to-measure-1 Participatory City], Year 1 Report for the EVERY ONE EVERY DAY initiative
 
[http://www.participedia.net/en Paticipedia], "an encyclopedia of participatory and deliberative practice" <ref>[https://www.thealternative.org.uk/dailyalternative/2019/1/28/heres-participedia The Alternative UK], Jan 27, 2019</ref>
=== Sharing ideas and actions ===
=== Video ===
{{#widget:VimeoYouTube|id=1071212985mxldI71h0k}} {{#widget:Vimeo|id=29259763}} ''More video:'' [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v9VERBPU6_c Representative democracy] - [http://www.ted.com/talks/lang/eng/tim_berners_lee_on_the_next_web.html Tim Berners-Lee on the next Web], video on TED.com - Getting back to Government Is Us, [https://www.youtube.com/watch?t=71&v=nm8qKd9MY6E youtube], 2010 - Dan Mcquillan at mypublicservices, [https://www.youtube.com/watch?t=26&v=uwD4ZnsVap0 youtube], 2009 | style="background:khaki" | __TOC__ == News and comment == '''2016''' The possibility of a Co-City, Nov 17 <ref>[https://citiesintransition.eu/interview/the-possibility-of-a-co-city citiesintransition.eu]</ref> “Town Halls for Social Change” by @indy_johar, April 4 <ref>[https://medium.com/hub-engine/town-halls-for-social-change-d430d42b9243#.ylycxv9ln Medium]</ref> The rise of the citizen expert. How can data-rich technology drive better citizen engagement and make government more effective? February 4 <ref>[https://medium.com/@bethnoveck/the-rise-of-the-citizen-expert-ffba66dea199 Medium]</ref> '''2015''' Polisdigitocracy: Digital Technology, Citizen Engagement and Climate Action – A New C40-Arup Report, November 18 <ref>[http://voices.nationalgeographic.com/2015/11/18/polisdigitocracy/ voices.nationalgeographic.com]</ref> A Charter for Democracy, September 22 <ref>[http://commonstransition.org/a-charter-for-democracy/ Commons Transition]</ref> Integrating activism into governance institutions, September 15 <ref>[http://commonstransition.org/integrating-activism-into-governance-institutions/#comments Commons Transition]</ref> '''2010''' Author Don Tapscott on the growing influence of public participation, 4 October <ref>[http://www.guardian.co.uk/media/2010/oct/04/don-tapscott-macrowikinomics guardian.co.uk], 4 October 2010 </ref>  "At its broadest, non-discriminatory access to data means that any person can access the data at any time without having to identify him/herself or provide any justification for doing so." Sunlight Foundation, August 11 <ref>[http://sunlightfoundation.com/policy/documents/ten-open-data-principles/ sunlightfoundation.com], August 11, 2010 </ref>  Data alone is not sufficient for problem-solving, but an involved community informed with data just might be, John Tolva, July 2010 <ref>[http://www.ascentstage.com/archives/2010/07/lessons_from_un.html ascentstage.com], July 2010</ref>  Open Philanthropy: A Modest Manifesto, Lucy Bernholz, 3/15/2010 <ref> [http://philanthropy.blogspot.com/2010/03/open-philanthropy-modest-manifesto.html philanthropy 2173] 3/15/2010 </refbr>  Crisis in policymaking for people and planet demands new approach to policymaking that gives citizens a greater say in decisions that affect them, 27/01/2010 <ref>[http://www.iied.org/natural-resources/media/crisis-policymaking-for-people-and-planet-demands-new-politics-inclusion International Institute for Environment and Development], 27/01/2010, ''link not found, July 2015''</ref> '''2009''' Developing the Open City, 15 October 2009 <ref>[httpSee also://www.planetizen.com/node/41264 planetizen], 15 October 2009 </ref>  How long is your city's tail? by John Geraci, October 7 <ref> [http://radar.oreilly.com/2009/10/how-long-is-your-citys-tail.html O'Reilly Radar], October 7, 2009 </ref>  The Three Laws of Open Government Data, 30 September 2009 <ref>[http://eaves.ca/2009/09/30/three-law-of-open-government-data/ David Eaves] </ref> '''2008''' Not Just Peak Oil, But “Peak Hierarchy,” Too? December 4 <ref>[http://www.onthecommons.org/content.php?id=2319 onthecommons.org], December 4, ''link not found, July 2015''</ref> "The best mechanism to confront the challenge of [[climate change]] are not market mechanisms, but conscious, motivated, and well organized human beings endowed with an identity of their own." Evo Morales Ayma, President of [[BoliviaExtinction Rebellion]], November 28, 2008
"In this negotiation process towards [[Copenhagen]], it is fundamental to guarantee the participation of our people as active stakeholders at a national, regional and worldwide level, especially taking into account those sectors most affected, such as indigenous peoples who have always promoted the defense of Mother Earth." Evo Morales Ayma, President of Bolivia, November 28, 2008 {{#widget:Vimeo|id=347711266}}
"...his (Obama's) only real hope in dealing with the tremendous challenges the country (world) faces will be to harness the collective ingenuity of citizens on a massive scale. In other words, he must enlist a level of participation in generating and acting on innovative solutions that has no obvious parallel in history." Anthony D. Williams <ref>[http{{#widget://www.wikinomics.com/blog/index.php/2008/11/07/obamas-web-20-strategy-from-campaigning-to-governing-part-1/ wikinomics], November 7 2008 </ref>YouTube|id=Azztf_FSSSI}}
A Wiki for the Planet''More video:'' Edgeryders - LOTE4: Clay Shirky The Stewardship on Open Source Environmentalism <ref>[https://vimeo.com/112849164 Vimeo] - [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v9VERBPU6_c Representative democracy] - [http://blogwww.wiredted.com/wiredsciencetalks/2008lang/08eng/claytim_berners_lee_on_the_next_web.html Tim Berners-shirkyLee on the next Web], video on TED.com -isGetting back to Government Is Us, [https://www.html wiredyoutube.com/watch?t=71&v=nm8qKd9MY6E youtube], August 202010 - Dan Mcquillan at mypublicservices, 2008, ''link not found[https://www.youtube.com/watch?t=26&v=uwD4ZnsVap0 youtube], July 2015''</ref>2009
"We're going to look at every place that a reader or a listener or a viewer or a user has been locked out, has been served up passive or a fixed or a canned experience, and ask ourselves, "If we carve out a little bit of the cognitive surplus and deploy it here, could we make a good thing happen?" And I'm betting the answer is yes." <ref>=== [http://www.shirky.com/herecomeseverybody/2008/04/looking-for-the-mouse.html Clay Shirky[Visions]] at a Web 2.0 conference, April 23, 2008. ''link not found, July 2015''</ref> ===
Radical Visions of Future Government, [https://media.nesta.org.uk/documents/Radical_Visions_of_Future_Government_-_final.pdf media.nesta.org.uk] '''2005'(date not found)''
Wikis And Blogs As Instruments Of Citizen Participation, May 11 <ref>CTRLShift 2019 on [httphttps://wwwvimeo.masternewmedia.org/2005/05com/11351182403/wikis_and_blogs_as_instruments.htm masternewmedia.org7767c0187d vimeo]</ref>
== See also ==
*{{localtopic}}
*[[Community involvement news]]
*[[Community involvement UK]]
*[[Community involvement USA]]
*[[Arts, sport and culture]]
*[[Citizen centred participation]]
*[[Community and voluntary action]]
*[[Community resources]]
*[[Extinction Rebellion]]
*[[Localism]]
*[[Maps for community action]]
*[[Participatory carbon budgeting]]
*[[Rural sustainability]]
*[[Towards sustainable economies]]
*[[Urban sustainability]]
*[[Video for community action]]
== Interwiki links ==
Wikipedia: [[wikipedia:Participatory democracy|Participatory democracy]], [[wikipedia:Open-source governance|Open-source governance]], [[wikipedia:.green|.green]], [[wikipedia:Participatory budgeting|Participatory budgeting]], [[wikipedia:Participatory planning|Participatory planning]], [[wikipedia:Participatory justice|Participatory justice]], [[wikipedia:Public participation|Public participation]], [[wikipedia:Coproduction (public services)|Coproduction (public services)]], Popular assembly {{W|Popular assembly}}
[http://www.participedia.net/en Paticipedia], "an encyclopedia of participatory and deliberative practice" <ref>[https://www.thealternative.org.uk/dailyalternative/2019/1/28/heres-participedia The Alternative UK], Jan 27, 2019</ref>
== External links ==
*[http://dowire.org/ Democracies Online], builds online public space in the heart of real democracy and community. "Our mission is to harness the power of online tools to support participation in public life, strengthen communities, and build democracy."
*[https://erolesproject.org/ Eroles Project]
*[http://www.fdsd.org/ Foundation for Democracy and Sustainable Development]
 
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*[https://www.democracy.earth/ Democracy Earth]
*[http://www.open311.org/ Open311], collaborative model and open standard for civic issue tracking
*[http://www.openingparliament.org/ OpeningParliament.org], forum intended to help connect the world's civic organizations engaged in monitoring, supporting and opening up their countries' parliaments and legislative institutions.
*[http://opengovernmentinitiative.org/ Open Government Initiative]
*[http://www.greendrinks.org/ Green Drinks international] Organic, self-organising network of people who meet up monthly for a beer at informal sessions known as Green Drinks.
*[http://www.participatorybudgeting.org/ Participatory Budgeting Project], (mainly [[USA]] and [[Canada]])
*[http://www.meetup.com/ Meetup] Free service that organizes local gatherings about anything, anywhere. Topic groups include [http://newurbanism.meetup.com/ 'New Urbanism and Sustainable Development']

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