EQUITABLE ENGAGEMENT STARTER KIT
Weave equity into every community engagement opportunity
PublicInput is the all-in-one community engagement platform that helps local governments build public trust and increase participation.
Below you'll find helpful resources to successfully manage a wide array of projects and initiatives while ensuring equity and representation in your decision-making.
Equitable Engagement and What It Means for
Your Local Government
Read how equitable engagement works— what it is and tools to measure it—
for your community projects and initiatives.
What's the Difference Between Equitable and Representative Engagement?
How to prioritize equity and representation so that you can place engagement data into context and make better informed decisions.
6 Ways to Increase Equity & Racial Justice in Community Engagement
Practical suggestions to help your city capitalize on engagement opportunities and increase effectiveness in reaching those who are most impacted.
What is Equity Mapping and Why Is It Important for Community Engagement?
How Equity Mapping helps cities comply with rules and regulations, conduct equitable engagement, and make better, more defensible decisions.
Increasing Equity Through A Unified Approach to Community Engagement
Tuesday, May 16 | 2 PM (ET) / 11 AM (PT)
Join industry expert Brad Johnson as he shares how state and local governments can leverage a resident database. He’ll be joined by PublicInput’s senior account executive Mo Khan, and Frederick County, MD’s director of communications and public engagement, Vivian Laxton, who will share her success in bringing resident engagement into one system of record.
How Other Local Governments Are Using An Equitable Engagement Approach and Seeing Results
How Rancho Cucamonga, CA Built a Strong Citizen Engagement Foundation with Language Accessibility Features
How King County, WA Used 10 Language Translations to Meet the Needs of Its Diverse Population While Informing A Plan to Protect Public Health
How Virginia Beach, VA Closed Gaps in Resident Awareness Using an Equitable Engagement Messaging Plan
How Frederick County, MD Used a Variety of Tactics and Community Engagement Initiatives to Reach and Engage Their Diverse Population
Advancing Equity Through Public Engagement: Environmental Justice
This public engagement guide highlights environmental justice considerations and provides a go-to resource for publicly available data and public engagement platforms designed with equity in mind.
Learn and Get Inspired on Equitable Engagement
Meeting Resident Engagement Expectations
Engagement experts break down a recent PublicInput survey report and discuss what the data means for public engagement practices and implications for future government-resident exchanges.
Plan for the Best Community Engagement Strategy
Learn how to deepen and expand resident relationships, benchmark and measure progress, and implement effective community engagement approaches into your own community.
How to Standardize Community Engagement Data and Improve Representation
PublicInput's Head of Product, Alex Gibson, demonstrates how you can operationalize your community engagement efforts with equity.
Advancing Equity Through Public Engagement: Language Accessibility
Read this guide and uncover five key considerations local governments need to ask when evaluating their public meetings for language accessibility.