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Building An Engaged Community in Surrey Schools

“The first step in having your voice be heard is to take responsibility for who you are.” -Jordan Tinney, Superintendent, Surrey Schools Jordan Tinney was first introduced to PlaceSpeak while serving as Deputy Superintendent for the Vancouver School

Community Engagement: The Next Generation

“Engagement expectations have changed and yet we're often using the same community engagement techniques we have used for years. We need a new generation of tools and practices to inform, consult, involve and partner with people in

3 Citizen Engagement Misconceptions: Telephone Surveys

From seniors on the internet to online replacing offline modes of engagement, we showcased three myths about accessibility and online citizen engagement in a previous post. Today, we’re returning with

3 Ways to Counter the “Global Implosion of Trust”

Every year, the Edelman Trust Barometer measures the level of trust across the world. The 2017 report was particularly damning, calling the last year a “global implosion of trust”.  The report found

7 Online Citizen Engagement Trends to Watch In 2017

As governments and organizations increasingly recognize the importance of online citizen engagement, here are 7 trends to watch as we start the new year.

1. Mobile is key

In the United States, smartphone-only users