This 10-year retrospective reflects on how far Place Matters communities have come, expands on the neighborhood context and highlights the communities’work. It includes details on the initiative and how is has matured over time as well as lessons learned that could inform those working in other communities to advance place-based strategies.
Community engagement is one of the bedrock principles of comprehensive community development. We talked to renowned community development expert and Institute fellow Jim Capraro about how to get engagement on track.
This CityLab blog entry gives organizers some tips and tricks for getting the most out of community meetings.
The steps to follow in one-on-one engagement interviews in the comprehensive community development process.
This toolkit, produced by the Points of Light Institute, provides a broad range of tools and links to resources for organizations seeking to bring “neighboring” into a community and integrate it into existing programming.