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Tools for Effective Community Engagement


Thursday, May 22, 2014 from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM (MDT)

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Who should attend?

Communities affected by the 2013 floods, including local government staff and elected officials, and community-based partner organizations. Other local governments and community-based organizations throughout Colorado are welcome to participate remotely via the internet, and in person if space is available.   This training will be recorded and broadcast live on the internet via Livestream at

Topics to be covered:

  •  Principles of effective public engagement

      What is public engagement?

      Why involve the public?

      Key considerations

      Mapping public engagement to the decision-making process

  • Tools and techniques appropriate for different levels of public engagement





  • How to integrate informed decision-making into the process
  • Special considerations for community engagement during disaster recovery

The training will be casual and interactive, with plenty of time for questions and answers throughout.

Flood-affected communities will also have the opportunity to sign up for phone consultation with PlaceMatters on topics such as:

  • Key points in a community’s decision-making process for engaging the public;
  • The appropriate level of public engagement at each point;
  • Given limited resources, the most appropriate suite of tools and techniques for engaging the public while making informed and timely decisions.
Have questions about Tools for Effective Community Engagement? Contact PlaceMatters

When & Where

Loveland Public Library, 300 North Adams Avenue, Erion Room (2nd floor)

Thursday, May 22, 2014 from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM (MDT)

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