This chapter and quick guide from the Heart & Soul Community Planning Handbook explains the importance of partnerships within a community and provides tips for building and maintaining these relationships.
A collection of tools and methods helpful in consensus-building and decision-making processes—-especially in rural communities—-this toolkit is continuously updated with case studies and recommendations submitted by real Canadian communities.
This chapter in the Heart & Soul Handbook explains the steps necessary to perform a Community Network Analysis in a town, a process in which a community can identify formal and informal networks, stakeholder groups, and assets.
Written for communities hoping to increase youth participation in the planning process, this toolkit provides practical methods and examples of how asset mapping can be used in the field of community planning.
YES! Magazine is a non-profit publication highlighting diverse forms of activism and encouraging solutions-oriented dialogue across the globe on topics relating to justice and sustainability in politics, the environment, social and cultural issues.
A comprehensive guide providing a detailed description of and tools for community visioning, a process that seeks to capture and communicate the priorities of all community members in order to influence future land use and planning decisions.
Run by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, the Knowledge Center compiles resources for individuals and groups, sharing information gained through the Foundation’s efforts to connect people with their communities and create lasting change.