Change is difficult. And change in the civic scale is even more difficult.

We’ve done a lot of work with governments, non profits, civic societies, and concerned residents that we feel is valuable. And we think it should be shared.

Lead Author

Randy Plemel

Part of this toolkit was informed by work undertaken while at IDEO during a grant provided by the Rockefeller Foundation during the Reimagining the Civic Commons work in collaboration with the Knight Foundation, JPM, and Rockefeller. Per the grant, we are able to disseminate information about the experiences and findings of the work. Please note that Rockefeller, Knight, and JPM are not direct contributors to this toolkit. But they have enabled us to learn a great deal and have been excellent partners.

Tactical Democracy is a toolkit to help you make meaningful person–to–person engagement in order to empower successful communities.

Learn about the Mindsets you need, how the Players behave and act; what Situations might be best to
deploy Tactics for engagement, to move the Players through their Journey, creating deeper empowerment.

Whoa, there's a lot of terms – check out the Glossary of Terms, and if you want to see everything, goto the sitemap.

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