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  • Agenda Management Increases Transparency and Citizen Engagement in Gulfport, MS

    Gulfport, MS, USA

    As a family-friendly community filled with concerned citizens, Gulfport Mississippi emphasizes transparency when it comes to its meeting minutes and agendas. To increase overall community engagement, the city modernized its agenda...

    General Fund/Existing Public Funds
    Clerk of the Gulfport Mayor-Council
  • 98% Resident Satisfaction Amidst Rapid Population Growth in Gilbert, AZ

    Gilbert, AZ, USA

    In a time of rapid population growth, the leaders of Gilbert, Arizona used survey research to partner with residents to thoughtfully plan for the future. This strategy has contributed to 98% of residents rating the town as an exce...

    General Fund/Existing Public Funds
    Town Managers Office
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    Town Meeting Attendance Doubles in Ashland, MA

    Ashland, MA, USA

    In trying to engage residents typically left behind in the legislative process, the Town of Ashland, MA used survey research to make Town Meetings more inclusive and accessible. The strategies used doubled the average Town Meeting...

    General Fund/Existing Public Funds
    Town Leadership
  • Billings Police Department Strengthens Community Trust Through Enhanced Outreach

    Billings, MT, USA

    With police-resident relationships at the forefront of the national dialogue, the City of Billings surveyed residents on their satisfaction with the police. The data informed community-centered policing goals in order to build pub...

    General Fund/Existing Public Funds
    The City of Billings, Montana
  • Strategic Plan Model Ensures Alignment & Efficiencies for 30 Buncombe County Departments

    Asheville, NC, USA

    The Performance Management Department decided to evolve its role & scope of services to upgrade enterprise-wide efficiencies. Using a strategic planning process that forged foundational & pain-free consensus led to a scalable busi...

    General Fund/Existing Public Funds
    Performance Management Director
  • Parks & Rec Strategic Plan Boosts Staff Participation & Strengthens Community Relations-Asheville

    Asheville, NC, USA

    An inclusive, virtual strategic planning process led a broad cross-section of Asheville Parks & Recreation Dept. staff to develop aligned & integrated strategies rooted in equity and sustainability. Focus areas: expanded customer-...

    General Fund/Existing Public Funds
    Department Director
  • Madison Area Technical College Advances Equity and Inclusion Goals through Facilitative Leadership

    Madison, WI, USA

    Madison Area Technical College needed a sustainable, institution-wide plan to address the school's inequities and implemented Government Alliance on Race and Equity (GARE) practices. Equity Coordinators and Equity Change Teams led...

    Federal grants
    Vice President of Diversity and Community Relations
  • Virtual Conflict Resolution Workshop for Racial Equity in Chaska, MN

    Chaska, MN 55318, USA

    The City Council of Chaska, MN & Chaska Human Rights Commission (HRC) members engaged in a virtual conflict resolution workshop designed to ensure that the organizations were collaborating on issues of racial equity and social jus...

    General Fund/Existing Public Funds
  • Parks & Recreation Virtual Strategic Planning in Asheville, NC

    Asheville, NC, USA

    The Parks & Recreation Department of Asheville, NC successfully engaged in a virtual strategic planning process during the pandemic. The results were a strategic plan that participants fully own and are accountable to, measurable ...

    General Fund/Existing Public Funds
  • Rockford, IL uses real-time, by-name data to reach functional zero with homeless population

    Rockford, IL, USA

    In January 2017, Rockford, IL became the first community in the United States to end both chronic and veteran homelessness. Thanks to a system that can ensure homelessness is rare and brief, Rockford, IL has a sustainable solution...

    General Fund/Existing Public Funds
    Community Service Director