Involve impacted communities in decision-making
- Enable citizens, grassroots organisations and other stakeholders to take part in decision-making processes and to actively engage to co-create transformative actions.
- Communicate the expected group-specific impact transparently in order to encourage impacted stakeholders to participate. This responsibility is especially important in cases which primarily concern that particular social group.
- Create a political body to represent the interests of different social groups to the city council (e.g. Migrant Council, Youth Council, Council For Persons With Disabilities).
The Migrant Council in Freiburg is an example of an initiative targeting a particular underrepresented social group
Barcelona’s approach to public participation during the establishment of its 'Superblocks’. During the project, participation became increasingly open and informal, as resistance in some neighbourhoods led to adaptation of participation processes