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NEW! Shared Decision-Making

This toolkit offers tips, tools, and case studies from Creative People and Places projects.

"Shared decision-making involves shifting the balance of power from arts practitioners and organizations to include a spectrum of local voices... It creates a space where different perspectives are valued. CPP Places have found that this results in a more meaningful, locally relevant programme that increases people's engagement in the arts. Those who share in the decisions become invested in the art and spread the word, and local people see a stronger fit with their locality. They share pride and ownership of something that is "of" and "with" the community rather than just "for" the community.

Commissioned by the CPP National Evaluation, this resources offers a collection of project examples, tips, and tools that show some of the ways that CPP Places are creating opportunities for people to steer and participate in project-level decisions."

Read more and download the toolkit

Prepared by Louise White for MB Associates. Accessed via CultureHive.


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