Across three sessions from December 2010 to January 2011, the 30 members of the Hamilton Citizens' Reference Panel on Cultural Policy and Planning convened to inform Hamilton's new cultural plan. In the end, the Panel formed and ratified 70+ recommendations.
Problems and Purpose
Background History and Context
Organizing, Supporting, and Funding Entities
Participant Recruitment and Selection
Methods and Tools Used
What Went On: Process, Interaction, and Participation
Influence, Outcomes, and Effects
Analysis and Lessons Learned
Data was sourced from OECD (2020), Innovative Citizen Participation and New Democratic Institutions: Catching the Deliberative Wave, OECD Publishing, Paris, https://doi.org/10.1787/339306da-en.