Addressing Identity-Based Issues

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The Deep Listening Circles process is designed to allow socially-vulnerable individuals to share their stories in a safe, inclusive environment.
Note: the following entry is a stub. Please help us complete it. Definition Sustained Dialogue is defined as a 'changemaking process' which "Focuses on transforming relationships that cause problems, create conflict, and block change; and Emphasizes the importance of effective change over time" [1] Problems and Purpose History Participant Recruitment...
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The People’s Policy is a citizen-led approach to policy development. The methodology was developed in South Australia by DemocracyCo, a professional deliberative practitioner and facilitator organisation, and a group of stakeholders, made up of government, business, and public service representatives. The process consists of a panel of citizens working collaboratively...
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Local-to-local (L2L) Dialogues are a method of participatory development which are developed locally by grassroots organisations to promote women's empowerment. L2L aims to establish ongoing dialogues between marginalised women and local decision-making authorities.
Based on Arnold Mindell's Process Oriented Psychology, the Lewis Model of Deep Democracy is a five-step approach to working through conflict with individuals and groups.
Self-governance is the exercise of power or control over oneself without external interference.
Civic or 'public' journalism treats writers and readers of news media as participants in the democratic process rather than passive reporters or observers. Civic journalism reports news in a way that encourages and facilitates public deliberation on political and social issues.

Method: Social Media

Definition According to the Oxford English Dictionary, social media encompasses "websites and applications that enable users to create and share content or to participate in social networking." [1] In the context of public participation initiatives, social media is often used as a supplementary channel of engagement used to inform participants...
Encompassing the variety of methods which seek justice through cooperative, inclusive processes. Justice sought in this manner attempts to re-balance and repair individual and community relationships.
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