Children & Youth

Housed in the School of Communication at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, Canada, Creative Publics Lab is an incubator for student-led participatory politics. The lab works in collaboration with Vancouver’s social sector to provide course-based opportunities for students to build professional networks and earn credit toward their academic program by...
Participatory budgeting (PB) as a concept is relatively new. It is a combination of democratic procedures and deliberation, as well as, finally, administrative action. It is a form of democracy with a participatory character, where the general public selects ways to distribute specifically provided sums of money by a local...

Organization: Eurac research

Eurac Research is a diverse group of academics with partners in over 50 countries who seek to find solutions to many of the world's major problems such as healthy living, sustainable energy and well-functioning political, social, and environmental systems.
Neighborhoods Organizing for Change (NOC) is a grassroots, member-led organization building power in under-resourced communities and communities of color across the Twin Cities (Minneapolis–Saint Paul, USA). Members fight for racial and economic justice through active campaigns for workers' rights on expanding voting rights, quality public education, environmental justice, and police...
Formed in 1990, the Child and Adolescent Rights Councils are tasked with formulating and monitoring the implementation of public policies aimed at Brazilian youth. The councils are now presents in virtually every Brazilian municipality since their existence is required for the acquisition of national funding for this policy area.
Meet Me at the Bell Tower ( [email protected] ) is a community movement based in Winnipeg, focusing on “bringing people together at the neighbourhood bell tower to demand an end to violence”.

Organization: YourSAy

YourSAy is an online consultation platform operated by the Department of the Premier and Cabinet in South Australia.
The Queensland Plan is a strategic plan containing a vision for the next 30 years in the north-east state of Australia. The plan was spearheaded by the then Premier of Queensland Campbell Newman, and involved an extensive 18-month consultation and drafting process that sought to incorporate the voices of Queenslanders.
In 2015 the City of Melbourne embarked on a refresher of their 2008 plan, Future Melbourne. The original plan laid out a vision for the city and considered how it would meet future challenges. Throughout 2016, a large-scale engagement process was facilitated to help update the plan and ensure that...
Burnside council, in South Australia, commissioned a community engagement process to find out what Glenunga residents thought about developing a community hub in Glenunga. A community hub is a multi-purpose space that can has facilities and can be used by people in the community for sports, meetings, and so on...
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