Conversations about inclusive & sustainable communities:
Six practices for creative engagement
John O’Brien & David Towell
Making progress on inclusion, sustainability and climate change requires active partnerships between citizens and their local government. Partnership grows in conversations that create shared understanding and the will to act. Practices for conversation are an aid to these necessary meetings: six simple but systematic methods for generating productive engagement among interested participants which we hope local leaders will use, adapt and develop as they seek better ways to created valued futures.