The Zero Heroes Community Competition

In 2013-14, The Democratic Society worked with Lewes District Council on the Zero Heroes Community Competition. The core challenge of the project was to encourage more residents to reduce waste by using a variety of techniques, and the project achieved several significant outcomes. The project was highlighted at the World Forum for Democracy in November 2013 […]

Engagement isn’t just for Christmas

It feels like many public sector organisations are making some headway in adopting a digital approach to open policy making. You can find examples on this blog and elsewhere, in which clever platforms and dashboards have helped policy teams to listen to relevant web conversations and get their target audiences to respond to consultations more […]