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Citizen-Centered Democracy: An Interview with Matt Leighninger

"Citizen-Centered Democracy: An Interview with Matt Leighninger" is an interview published in the 2009 issue of the Higher Education Exchange, an annual publication of the Kettering Foundation. Deborah Witte, coeditor of the Higher Education Exchange, summarizes the article in the publication's forward: Matt Leighninger, executive director of the Deliberative Democracy Consortium ... talks with HEX coeditor David Brown about the need for professionals of all stripes to value community. He suggests, “We need certain aspects of professionalization…but we need to retain some antiprofessional qualities as […] (continue)

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Washington Goes to Mr. Smith: The Changing Role of Citizens in Policy Development

Washington Goes to Mr. Smith: The Changing Role of Citizens in Policy Development is a 2009 article written by Matt Leighninger and published in the  Intergovernmental Solutions newsletter, a publication of the Center for Intergovernmental Solutions. The article discusses the growing prevalence of incorporating citizens into policymaking processes, especially at the local level of government, and outlines a few helpful principles that public managers can follow to facilitate productive  public engagement. To read this two-page article, go to http://www.usaservices.gov/pdf_docs/EngagingCitizensII.pdf. (continue)

The Promise and Challenge of Neighborhood Democracy

The Promise and Challenge of Neighborhood Democracy: Lessons from the Intersection of Government and Community is a 2009 report written by Matt Leighninger and released by the Deliberative Democracy Consortium, Grassroots Grantmakers, and NeighborWorks America. The report grew out of a meeting that Grassroots Grantmakers and the Deliberative Democracy Consortium organized in Orlando last fall with help from the National League of Cities and NeighborWorks America. The discussion focused on lessons from Portland, Minneapolis, Los Angeles and other cities that have experimented with creative ways […] (continue)

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Democracy, Growing Up: The Shifts That Reshaped Local Politics and Foreshadowed the 2008 Presidential Election

Local officials are often caught between more capable citizens who demand a greater voice in community decisions and inadequate processes for including residents in policymaking. To deal with this dilemma, leaders and citizens have attempted many different civic experiments – some successful, some not – to help their communities function more democratically and solve problems more effectively. This 2009 essay by Matt Leighninger for Public Agenda examines the shifts that reshaped local politics and that foreshadowed the 2008 presidential election. Resource Center: http://www.publicagenda.org/files/pdf/PA_CAPE_Paper5_Democracy_Mech2.pdf (continue)

Beginning with the End in Mind: A Call for Goal-Driven Deliberative Practice

This 2009 essay written by Martín Carcasson for Public Agenda's Center for Advances in Public Engagement (CAPE) presents a conceptual framework to help practitioners more systematically consider both the short-term and long-term strategies that inform and guide their efforts. The framework outlines six distinct but interrelated goals for deliberative practitioners to target, organized in three groups. The first-order goals are issue learning, improved democratic attitudes, and improved democratic skills. The second-order goals more directly connect to action and include improved community action and improved institutional […] (continue)

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