What we’re doing
Sarah Allan – 9 steps to getting public engagement right
“No more, ‘ooo, I’ve come across this cool looking technique called a citizens’ jury – let’s run one.’”
Who we are
Engagement Lead (Democratic Reform)
Sarah leads on democratic reform for Involve – a think-tank and charity which helps people take and influence the decisions that affect their lives. She specialises in event design for public engagement and facilitation, and works across local and national government and public services. She has a background in research, project management and campaigning.
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This idea came from Sarah’s workshop at Notwestminster 2016, in response to one of our Design Challenges for Local Democracy, which were crowdsourced from our Notwestminster network. The challenge is:
Social Decision Making: Councils make many important decisions yet the people who are affected rarely have their say. How can we get people involved in local policy making so that they can influence the decisions that affect them?