Assessing Impacts of Citizen Engagement Through Public Deliberation. Presented by Sue Williams, Ph.D. Ron C. Powers, Ph.D. Renée Daugherty, Ph.D. Wendy Pettersen. Purpose of Study .
Sue Williams, Ph.D. Ron C. Powers, Ph.D.
Renée Daugherty, Ph.D. Wendy Pettersen
To determine the impact of Public Policy Institutes (PPI’s) and subsequent local issues forums on fostering citizen engagement through public deliberation.
“…rooted in the simple notion that
people need to come together to
reason and talk – to deliberate
about common problems. Indeed,
democracy requires an on-going
- Weighs the views of other
- Considers consequences and trade-offs
- Respects the perspectives and values of
Public Problem Deliberation
Public DecisionAnatomy of a Public Problem
46% active after the PPI
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