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Addressing community concerns

This toolkit offers strategies and best practices that can help rural communities to attract and retain newcomers. It approaches attraction and retention of newcomers from a community economic development perspective and does not consider other aspects of attracting and retaining newcomers like social inclusion or employer awareness though these are considered important elements in successful human capital strategies. A number of resources are available and referenced throughout this toolkit that can help your community plan these other components of attracting and retaining newcomers.

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Addressing newcomer concerns

This toolkit offers strategies and best practices that can help rural communities to attract and retain newcomers. It approaches attraction and retention of newcomers from a community economic development perspective and does not consider other aspects of attracting and retaining newcomers like social inclusion or employer awareness though these are considered important elements in successful human capital strategies. A number of resources are available and referenced throughout this toolkit that can help your community plan these other components of attracting and retaining newcomers.

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Artists, Activists & Elders

A series of questions for illuminating the history of local artists, activists, or elders.

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Assessing community needs and readiness

This toolkit offers strategies and best practices that can help rural communities to attract and retain newcomers. It approaches attraction and retention of newcomers from a community economic development perspective and does not consider other aspects of attracting and retaining newcomers like social inclusion or employer awareness though these are considered important elements in successful human capital strategies. A number of resources are available and referenced throughout this toolkit that can help your community plan these other components of attracting and retaining newcomers.

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Board Orientation Facilitator Guide

This guide is designed to assist facilitators in implementing a workshop to deliver an introduction to the principles, practices and processes of community development; and orientate participants to the expectations, roles and responsibilities of board governance and membership

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Brainstorming

This toolkit has been developed to assist communities in the planning, implementation and evaluation of community engagement activities and has been developed with the assistance and permission of the Coastal Co-Operative research centre. Chapters include subjects that range from how to find the right tool to the Delphi study to stakeholder analysis. Their are various appendices and websites listed .

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Briefings

This toolkit has been developed to assist communities in the planning, implementation and evaluation of community engagement activities and has been developed with the assistance and permission of the Coastal Co-Operative research centre. Chapters include subjects that range from how to find the right tool to the Delphi study to stakeholder analysis. Their are various appendices and websites listed .

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Building Support

A step by step guide to educating the community about the benefits of community development, and assessing the community attitudes toward community development.

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Capacity Building Needs Assessment: Initial Scan

The survey is intended to help diagnose what areas of capacity building your group needs to focus on as you work on projects and other goals.

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Citizen Committees

This toolkit has been developed to assist communities in the planning, implementation and evaluation of community engagement activities and has been developed with the assistance and permission of the Coastal Co-Operative research centre. Chapters include subjects that range from how to find the right tool to the Delphi study to stakeholder analysis. Their are various appendices and websites listed .

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Citizen Juries

This toolkit has been developed to assist communities in the planning, implementation and evaluation of community engagement activities and has been developed with the assistance and permission of the Coastal Co-Operative research centre. Chapters include subjects that range from how to find the right tool to the Delphi study to stakeholder analysis. Their are various appendices and websites listed .

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Civic Journalism

This toolkit has been developed to assist communities in the planning, implementation and evaluation of community engagement activities and has been developed with the assistance and permission of the Coastal Co-Operative research centre. Chapters include subjects that range from how to find the right tool to the Delphi study to stakeholder analysis. Their are various appendices and websites listed .

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Collecting key data

This toolkit offers strategies and best practices that can help rural communities to attract and retain newcomers. It approaches attraction and retention of newcomers from a community economic development perspective and does not consider other aspects of attracting and retaining newcomers like social inclusion or employer awareness though these are considered important elements in successful human capital strategies. A number of resources are available and referenced throughout this toolkit that can help your community plan these other components of attracting and retaining newcomers.

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Collection Development

Collection development within the Community-Led Service Planning Model is simply the application of the service model to the collection development process. Collection development in this context gives community members the lead in building collections that refl ect their needs and interests. It engages the community collaboratively in every step of the process, from needs identify cation, through materials selection, to evaluation and beyond.

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Communication

A set of checklists, techniques, and tips to more effective communication strategies.

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Communications – Interpersonal Skills

"The facilitator’s guide is designed to assist facilitators to deliver workshops as an introduction to communications planning and to use the guide to develop a workshop to assist community groups to improve their communications plan or develop a communications plan or strategy"

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Communication Tools

In this section, we offer a sample briefing paper for communication with staff and elected officials. This tool contain information which is covered elsewhere in the report; it is offered here as an example or template, to be adapted for use by local governments.

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Community engagement

This toolkit offers strategies and best practices that can help rural communities to attract and retain newcomers. It approaches attraction and retention of newcomers from a community economic development perspective and does not consider other aspects of attracting and retaining newcomers like social inclusion or employer awareness though these are considered important elements in successful human capital strategies. A number of resources are available and referenced throughout this toolkit that can help your community plan these other components of attracting and retaining newcomers.

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Community Entry

Community entry is the process by which library staff enter community spaces intending to meet people where community members are most comfortable. Reaching socially excluded community members means leaving the library and being willing to accept that this might create an initial degree of discomfort and anxiety for library staff .

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Community Fairs

This toolkit has been developed to assist communities in the planning, implementation and evaluation of community engagement activities and has been developed with the assistance and permission of the Coastal Co-Operative research centre. Chapters include subjects that range from how to find the right tool to the Delphi study to stakeholder analysis. Their are various appendices and websites listed .

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