This article summarizes an initiative to engage citizens in issues of building and supporting a local economy. It includes reasons for engaging the public; steps that were taken; and results of deliberative efforts.
Fleming-Dufala, Louise C. Ph.D. and Field-Springer, Kimberly Ph.D.
"Boosting the Local Economy of Ashland Ohio,"
Journal of Public Deliberation: Vol. 10
, Article 12.
Available at: http://www.publicdeliberation.net/jpd/vol10/iss2/art12