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Science Museum of Virginia is working with community members in Richmond to collect local air quality data and create solutions to their local environmental health challenges.

Throwing Shade in RVA

In Richmond, VA, the GroundworkRVA Green Team explores the drivers of urban heat islands (paved, dark surfaces) and their solutions such as green infrastructure like native plants, using infrared cameras and thermometers.

Civic Engagement Scorecard

A rating tool that lets the public provide input about different kinds of meetings, processes, town halls, festivals, and online activities.

Taking the Conversation Virtual: A Primer on Moderating Online Discussions

Foundational practices for translating your knowledge of in-person discussions on community issues to the virtual world.

Keeping People Connected

A nuts-and-bolts toolkit for engaging residents in problem-solving, decision-making and community-building from Public Agenda.

Youth Focused Citizen and Community Science

The Center for Community and Citizen Science at the University of California, Davis, supports multiple initiatives to engage youth.