The National Coalition for Dialogue and Deliberation (NCDD) began in 2003 to create and organize a database of resources and tools of various practitioners in the field of dialogue and deliberation. Over 2,000 resources are summarized with web links.
This handbook targets community leaders and provides specific information for how to work with the community to undertake three different Asset Mapping approaches: the Whole Assets approach, the Storytelling Approach, and the Heritage Approach.
RMLUI’s code framework provides background information, examples of codes, concrete advice and steps to take in establishing or revising development codes in areas such as energy, transportation and livability.
An online database of government and civic software, also referred to as apps that foster civic engagement. By linking these resources to one place, the database works to connect governments and engage citizens across the U.S.
Planetizen is a clearinghouse for news stories, opinion pieces, book and website reviews, courses, blog posts, announcements and job listings all relating to planning, design, and development. Users can also post their own news, job announcements.
The Heart & Soul Community Planning Handbook explains how a values-based approach can engage citizens in the process of planning their future and provides assistance for completing a Heart & Soul process in your community.
To help communities build a strong, cooperative relationship with their local government, this Heart & Soul Community Planning Implementation Guide describes how to increase inter-sector collaboration and foster open government.