What is community engagement?

“Collaboratively discovering, understanding and addressing community needs and aspirations.”

About Engagement | National Center for Media Engagement — Explains key differences between “engagement” and “outreach.” Brought to you by the Center for Media Engagment, which led public media’s evolution toward community engagement for 10 years from 2003-2013.

Engaging Communities: Content and Conversation — Joy Mayer explains more about what engagement is and examples that make it work.

What does “engagement” really mean? | RJI — Joy Mayer provides clearer definition on the topic of engagement, which she researched at the Reynolds Journalism Institute during her 2010-2011 fellowship.

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