Informed and engaged communities are central to a healthy democratic society, and local government has a critical role to play. Engaged communities have high levels of community knowledge, cultural vibrancy, and civic participation. Given their importance, local government should be striving to foster engaged communities. This report explores dimensions that make communities engaged, looking within and beyond traditional definitions of community and community engagement frameworks.
- Citation: Reid, A., & Schulze, H. (2019). Engaged communities - how community-led development can increase civic participation. BERL and The Helen Clark Foundation: New Zealand.
- Creative Commons: Attribution CC BY
- Creator: Amanda Reid
- Language: English
- Publisher: BERL and The Helen Clark Foundation
- Year: 2019-12-09
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