One of the most effective things you can do to strengthen your dialogue to change program is to create an accurate process for documenting and evaluating the entire effort. Dialogue participants, grant-making foundations, public officials, news media, and other people who can help you expand, strengthen, and institutionalize the dialogue to change program in your community will all want to know about your efforts and their impact.
Young people’s involvement and leadership is central to creating sustainable community change. But many community groups run into problems when they try to engage young people in their work. Here, we lay out solutions to some of the most common issues.
Use these steps to document and evaluate the process and outcomes from your dialogue to change programs.
Dialogue to Change
Our ultimate goal is to create positive community change that includes everyone, and we believe that our tools, advice, and resources will help foster that kind of change. Whether you’re grappling with a divisive community issue, or simply want to include residents’ voices in city government, the dialogue to change program can help community members take action and make their voice heard.