Tailoring Civic EngagementMethods to Serve a Changing World: A Hands-On Workshop Thursday, September 20, 2012 SNEAPA session C4, 1:45- 3:15pm
Who We Are Ruth Fitzgerald, AICP Jill Barrett, MSW Emily Torres-Cullinane, Manisha Bewtra, AICPFitzgerald & Halliday, Inc. Fitzgerald & Halliday, Inc. Metropolitan Area Metropolitan Area Hartford, CT Hartford, CT Planning Council, Boston, Planning Council, Boston, MA MA Daphne Politis, AICP Bill Schwartz, AICP Jim Purdy, AICP Francisco Gomes, AICP, Community Circle the Collaborative, Inc. the Collaborative, Inc. ASLA Lexington, MA Boston, MA Boston, MA Fitzgerald & Halliday, Inc. Hartford, CT
Agenda• Why Bother?• Tailoring Tips• Small Group Activity• Wrap Up• Evaluate Us!
Break it down…Purpose: What are you trying to achieve?Level of engagement: How much do you need?Constraints: What are your resources?Stakeholders: Who will be affected?Messaging: How will you communicate?Setting the stage: How will you involve them?Tools and methods: Inform, engage, & activate!
Small Group Activity (30 minutes)• Go to the table with your assigned letter• Discuss four scenarios (different conditions for each) • Getting ready for the big vote • The new demographics • A transformative development project • Overcoming apathy• Facilitators will provide details and report back
What do you call this?1. Milkshake2. Cabinet3. Frappe4. Batido
Did you learn something new?1. Yes, I learned a lot!2. I learned a couple new things.3. I only learned what different people called blended beverages.4. No, but I drew some great doodles on my handouts.
Will you use this information?1. Immediately!2. Eventually.3. Not likely.
Did you meet someone new who you will keep in touch with?1. Yes, I met more than 1 new person.2. Yes, I met 1 new person.3. No.