Planning for Growth With Inclusive Engagement
May 25, 2016
Learn about Madison Public Library’s participatory process for building their eastside strategic plan. After holding more than 50 citywide dialogues that engaged Madison’s underrepresented communities, the library used the emerging themes to build a framework for prioritizing facility sites and services and designing outcome measures. This talk discusses lessons learned, how to keep equity in the front seat of library planning and how you can scale this process to your institution.
- Discover analytical tools you can use to see how your library fits into your city and regional landscape.
- Learn how to choose practical participatory methods that are right for your staff and the community.
- Learn the rules of engagement to work towards inclusion, not just diversity.
- Understand how to incorporate public input into policy and plans.