Equitable Development Tools

Best Practices for Inclusive Community Engagement
Engagement & OutreachGetting Started |

The biggest changes often start with small actions. Improve your community outreach and engagement strategy with these tips and best practices from the Groundwork network and the residents we serve!

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Interested in diving deeper? Check out this tip sheet with best practices from grassroots community organizers with decades of experience leading multicultural community development initiatives.



Song, Lyrics and Performance: Julia Mark

Double Bass: Forrest Pettengill

Video: Roger Metcalf, The Video Garage

A special thank you to the EPA Brownfield and Land Revitalization Program, Groundwork Trusts and the residents we serve.


Rob Humphreys
Chito Floriano
Friends of the Richmond Greenway (FORG)
Green Screen Media
Lana Husser
Will Paxton and Jack Roebuck
Max Posner
Keith Reagan
Adolph B. Rice Studio/Library of Virginia
Felix Gomez, Vessel Vision Productions
Brandon Detraglia
Nathan Hendrie
GW Richmond
GW Lawrence