How do we engage people living in our communities and cities so that they feel that they may participate in changing their lives for the better or improving the neighbourhoods in which they live? What mechanisms, frameworks, techniques have others used to build civic engagement in their cities?
Our Session responds:
Hear from our session participants about the different ways in which they have built civic engagement around the world, from more than “100 remedies” to solve our broken democracy (H/T Dave) to the creation of institutes to teach our next generation of leaders, and more. This session will feature three ten-minute lightning talks followed a plenary that allows our speakers to respond to each other’s ideas, projects and insights. The session is as follows (please note titles of talks may change):
Session Schedule: (please note talks of titles may change)
Talk 1: Remedies for a broken democracy — Dave Meslin
Talk 2: Storytelling and Community Organizing — Olivia Chow
Talk 3: From civic engagement to civic mobilization — Seher Shafiq
Super panel moderated by Ana Serrano