Talking with communities about engagement

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Welcome to the Calgary community association engagement site!

Thank you to everyone that has shown interest to date on this project! I look forward to connecting with you in the coming weeks.

On this site we will be exploring your community's experience in community engagement. The goal of the research is to create a community engagement toolkit that will support your community association when faced with urban planning projects needing engagement.

The project will begin with participants completing the interview selection form. This form will be used to determine which communities to involve in the Stage 2 interviews. If your community is not selected for Stage 2, we will look to have you involved during the Stage 3 workshops!

Stage 1 is open! Please fill out the Interview Selection Form under the survey tab below.

The intention for the research is to understand how information on a planning project was received and the conversations that took place in your community about that project. There are many different ways how information can be shared, as well as received, and it is important to find a balance to ensure that community members are given the equal opportunities to participate in public engagement as it relates to urban planning projects impacting their communities.

To complete the Interview Selection Form you will need to register. Your registration information will not be made public.

If you have a story to share, questions to ask the researcher, or would like to start a discussion, please use the tabs below to provide your feedback. All information gathered will be used for research purposes.

The research for this project has been approved by the CFREB (REB20-1552).

Welcome to the Calgary community association engagement site!

Thank you to everyone that has shown interest to date on this project! I look forward to connecting with you in the coming weeks.

On this site we will be exploring your community's experience in community engagement. The goal of the research is to create a community engagement toolkit that will support your community association when faced with urban planning projects needing engagement.

The project will begin with participants completing the interview selection form. This form will be used to determine which communities to involve in the Stage 2 interviews. If your community is not selected for Stage 2, we will look to have you involved during the Stage 3 workshops!

Stage 1 is open! Please fill out the Interview Selection Form under the survey tab below.

The intention for the research is to understand how information on a planning project was received and the conversations that took place in your community about that project. There are many different ways how information can be shared, as well as received, and it is important to find a balance to ensure that community members are given the equal opportunities to participate in public engagement as it relates to urban planning projects impacting their communities.

To complete the Interview Selection Form you will need to register. Your registration information will not be made public.

If you have a story to share, questions to ask the researcher, or would like to start a discussion, please use the tabs below to provide your feedback. All information gathered will be used for research purposes.

The research for this project has been approved by the CFREB (REB20-1552).

  • Thank you for taking the time to complete this Interview Selection Form. Your contribution is greatly appreciated! The questions below look at whether your community is experiencing, has experienced, or may experience community engagement as it relates to urban planning projects. The engagement can be anything from notification of a discretionary development permit to participating in workshops to attending town hall meetings. The results from this form will be used towards the selection process for the Stage 2 interviews. We are looking to select communities that represent a number of qualities in Calgary. If your community is not selected, we will contact you to provide input and feedback for the Stage 3 Workshops. 

      

    The research for this project has been approved by the Conjoint Faculties Research Ethics Board (REB20-1552) through the University of Calgary. You can find the consent form under the Documents tab; this will provide more details on how the data collected will be managed. The first question of this questionnaire asks whether you agree to consent to this project. 


    Following the survey, Becky will conduct interviews with interested community's to further discuss the planning projects that have taken place in their communities. If you are interested, please respond 'yes' in the survey and provide your email address. 


    Should you have any questions or concerns, please email Becky directly: Rebecca.poschmann@ucalgary.ca

     

    Thank you again for taking the time to participate!

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