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PAPER | The Context Experts

Publications, Community Engagement, Lisa Attygalle

The Context Experts is a paper written by Lisa Attygalle that discusses how to increase the authenticity of community engagement and eradicate tokenistic community engagement through the meaningful involvement of context experts. It includes three real-life stories of authentic engagement, and features five lessons to consider when designing community engagement processes.

 

Lisa Attygalle

By Lisa Attygalle

Lisa is an artist and communications specialist who is passionate about engagement, relationship-building, and the use of technology. In her role at Tamarack, Lisa works with cities and organizations to improve the way they engage with their communities. Over the last four years her work has focused on creating engagement strategies for municipalities and organizations, integrated communications planning, and the use of technology and creativity for engagement. Lisa constantly advocates for simplicity in infrastructure, frameworks and design and loves applying the principles of marketing, advertising, loyalty, and user experience to community initiatives.

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