Civic engagement is the encouragement of the general public to become involved in the political process and the issues that affect them. It is the community coming together to be a collective source of change, political and non-political.  Citizen participation is a process that provides private individuals an opportunity to influence public decisions.   

Topic Colleagues

Mark Roseland
Suzy Lunn
Gail Jacko
Maria...
David J. Wright
Lorelei Hanson
David Sadoway
Liguang Liu
Birte Human
Liese Coulter
Hyunsang Ha
Jo Flatt
Lisa Boragine
Angela Lara
James Benoit
Danny Ross
Abdul Qadir
Josh Karila
Jeff Lemon
Kweku Amankwah
Michael Sher
Jono Catliff
Dawn Marsden
Abednigo Nzuza

Topic Events

Energy Democracy

Energy Democracy Join SSF and Island Press in a 90-minute webinar about the emerging field of energy democracy, a movement that frames the struggle of working people, low income communities, and communities of color to take control of energy resources and use those resources to empower their communities. Energy poverty is a shocking political reality in the United States and is more important than ever to combat as we face the impacts of climate change.
May 04 2018, 10:15am - 11:45am PDT
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Montreal & ICLEI Circular Economy Challenge Contest

The Ville de Montréal and ICLEI are seeking solutions!

The Ville de Montréal, in collaboration with ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Climate CoLab, just launched an international contest on circular economy!

The Challenge

Jan 12 to Apr 01 2018, 9:00am - 12:00am
ON, Toronto, m5v3a8, 401 Richmond St. West

Topic Resources

Open Source Sustainability

"When a company, community or citizen wants to act to cut their footprint, reduce their carbon emissions or enhance their responsibility, they ask, “What can I do?” Until now, the sustainability community has answered, “Hire me.”

Sustainability is too important to leave to consultants making money by protecting proprietary information. The knowledge and tools needed to implement genuine sustainability should be available to everyone.