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Location
Edmonton
Alberta
Canada
Sector
name:sector-key:University or Research
General Issues
Economics
Economics
Environment
Planning & Development
Links
https://web.archive.org/web/20160322075113/http://centreforpublicinvolvement.com/

ORGANIZATION

Centre for Public Involvement

May 10, 2019 Scott Fletcher, Participedia Team
September 16, 2017 Madria
Location
Edmonton
Alberta
Canada
Sector
name:sector-key:University or Research
General Issues
Economics
Economics
Environment
Planning & Development
Links
https://web.archive.org/web/20160322075113/http://centreforpublicinvolvement.com/

The Centre for Public Involvement is a centre of excellence to advance the practice and scholarship of public involvement.

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Mission and Purpose

The Centre for Public Involvement was launched by the City of Edmonton and the University of Alberta in provide a space for decision-makers and the public to actively seek, consider, and apply the most effective methods for public involvement. The goal of the Centre is to advance the field of public involvement through the collaborative research, testing, and evaluation of current and innovative practices.[1] The Centre supports the City of Edmonton's mission to: 

  1. Evaluate public engagement and its impacts
  2. Address systemic and structural barriers to participation
  3. Make public engagement fun, creative, and accessible
  4. Build capacity for learning to support participation
  5. Value and recognize excellence in engagement[2]

Origins and Development 

Organizational Structure, Membership, and Funding

Specializations, Methods and Tools

Major Projects and Events

The Centre for Public Involvement has been involved in the organization and implementation of a wide range of public involvement projects including the Edmonton Citizens' Jury on Internet Voting and the Citizens’ Panel on Edmonton’s Energy & Climate Challenges.

Analysis and Lessons Learned

Publications

See Also

Edmonton Citizens' Jury on Internet Voting

Citizens’ Panel on Edmonton’s Energy & Climate Challenges

References

[1] "Our Story," https://web.archive.org/web/20160321133947/http://centreforpublicinvolvement.com/about-us/our-story 

[2] Fiona Cavanagh, Zane Hamm, Mary Pat MacKinnon, Susanna Haas Lyons, David Kahane, Matt Leighninger, Roger Graves, and Iwona Faferek, "Strengthening Public Engagement in Edmonton," Report for the City of Edmonton Council Initiative on Public Engagement (Edmonton, AB: Centre for Public Involvement, 2015), https://www.edmonton.ca/city_government/documents/StrengtheningPublicEngagementinEdmonton_July2015.pdf.

External Links

Archived site: https://web.archive.org/web/20160322075113/http://centreforpublicinvolvement.com/ 

Notes 

Lead image: Centre for Public Involvement, http://bit.ly/2WyLvVW