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Revaluation: A participative approach to measuring and making change.

A summary of the new process of Revaluation making Evaluation an integral part of the provision of services. “Revaluation is best suited to contexts in which complexity is acknowledged, such that “what is going on?” is recognised as a good opening question. When subsequent questions relate to the value of that activity (eg “what is good?”, “what matters?”, or “what is the best thing…?”), then Revaluation can help bring actors together to achieve shared outcomes.”  https://www.cecan.ac.uk/sites/default/files/2018-01/07%20-%20Revaluation%20%28online%29.pdf

Community visioning

Some details on community visioning from Pennsylvania Land Trust: “Community visioning is a planning tool that enables residents, business owners, local institutions, and other stakeholders to have a voice in the decision-making process in their community. A community visioning statement will communicate the goals and priorities of the community and ideally inform future planning documents, regulations, and future development.” Read the full pages.  

Joint decision-making, co-production and meaningful community participation: what works?

By the What Works Centre for Wellbeing Download full report and briefing here: https://whatworkswellbeing.org/blog/joint-decision-making-co-production-and-meaningful-community-participation-what-works/ KEY FINDINGS There are a range of potential benefits from community involvement in decision-making, for both participants and their wider communities. Joint decision-making interventions can be successful in deflecting threats to the local area, maintaining and enhancing local conditions, resisting ‘hollowing out’ of neighbourhood services and facilities, and attracting resources to create better places to live. The beneficial impacts identified were on […]