7 Resources

Community Toolbox

Millions of people use the Community Tool Box each year to get help taking action, teaching, and training others in organizing for community...


  • community organizing
  • diversity
  • facilitating
  • needs assessment

Community Engagement Toolbox

Effective community engagement seeks to better engage the community to achieve long-term and sustainable outcomes, processes, relationships, discourse, and decision-making in a community-context...


  • community engagement

Best Practices for Outreach and Engagement to Latino Audiences using Community-Based Programs

The Latino community continues to grow at an increasing rate. Latinos have become the “majority-minority,” and by 2043, minorities will be the...


  • hispanic
  • latino
  • latino outreach
  • latino programs
  • latino youth development
  • minority outreach
  • outreach & engagement

Civic Engagement at a Glance

This publication, developed by Extension professionals at the University of Minnesota Extension Service, presents a model which represents a holistic approach to civic...


  • civic engagement
  • collaboration
  • discussion
  • reflection

Turning Lemons Into Lemonade: Public Conflict Resolution

This manual, developed at the University of Kentucky, is a train-the-trainers tool that can be used to help Extension educators, community officials, and...


  • deliberation
  • interest-based problem-solving
  • public conflict
  • sources of conflict

Strengthening Your Facilitation Skills

This facilitation training was developed by Extension specialists with Virginia Cooperative Extension to help participants learn how to facilitate discussions that result in...


  • community
  • facilitation

Engagement Toolbox

The Community Engagement Tool, developed and supported by the Center for Economic and Community Development at Penn State University, provides a brief and...


  • community engagement
  • managing conflict
  • trust