• San Jose Great Neighborhoods

     “Nothing activates motivation like success.  Great ideas alone, however, aren’t enough.  Every Voice Engaged has given us new ways to involve neighbors from project planning through commitment and completion.” 
    Darryl Ospring, Coyote Creek Neighborhood Association
    Great Neighborhoods
  • Budget Games

    Every Voice Engaged & the Kettering Foundation conducted an online & in-person version of Budget Games, specifically designed to address tradeoffs surrounding the national debt.  The resulting feedback is being used to develop additional solutions that “make democracy work as it should.

    Budget Games
  • Great Communities

    “Get our population out of the grandstand and engaged in the community…with tools to get their ideas to make it a better place to live.”
    Ron Gonzales, CEO, Hispanic Foundation of Silicon Valley

    Great Communities – Dodds
  • Great Communities

    “Thank you…I’ve never been asked for my thoughts on how to make my neighborhood better.”

    Participant in Nuestro Futuro (Our Future) event with the Hispanic Foundation of Silicon Valley

    Great Communites
  • Budget Games

    “We’re building on success and focused on getting results. After the second Budget Games exercise, there was an 80% correlation between the final (game) report and the Mayor’s budget message.”

    Christopher “Kip” Harkness, Assistant City Manager, San Jose´, CA

    Budget Games
  • Common Ground for California — Water Project

    Every Voice Engaged is partnering with Conteneo, using Common Ground for Action to address the water crisis in California. See how you can get involved!

    Common Ground for California — Water Project

Who We AreWho We are

Every Voice Engaged®  is a 501 3(c) nonprofit that that helps citizens, governments and nonprofit organizations collaboratively solve problems that are unsolvable without civic engagement.

What We Do What We do

Through our strategic and nonpartisan initiatives we target complex, divisive and multi-faceted issues that are unsolvable without true civic engagement.

How We Do ItHow We do it

We use serious, social, collaborative games and techniques to bring ordinary citizens into the conversation with governments, nonprofits and industry to solve intractable problems.

Our solutions have helped hundreds of organizations to:

  • Activate resources through engagement and making sure that all voices are heard.
  • Enable difficult conversations, both internally and with constituents.
  • Produce actionable insights not available from surveys or focus groups.
  • Resolve competing priorities and get “unstuck” using proven tools and processes.
  • Create virtuous cycles of success so that even tougher challenges can be tackled confidently.

Our solutions & services are designed for government and nonprofit organizations of all sizes

Typical groups include:

  • cities & towns
  • neighborhood and homeowners associations
  • schools/school districts
  • arts groups boards of directors
  • religious organizations
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