Revealing Our Common Ground: Mapping for Engagement and Empowerment

Josephson, Ken and Lydon, Maeve and Brawer, Wendy and Keller, Peter (2013) Revealing Our Common Ground: Mapping for Engagement and Empowerment. In: CU Expo 2013, June 12-15, 2013, Corner Brook, NL, Canada. (Submitted)

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Community-based and green mapping is used worldwide for participatory learning and research, asset-based community development and sustainability planning. As a community-based research methodology, it has powerful applications for place-based, teaching and learning, working towards solutions for real-life sustainability and health issues with local citizens and students of all ages. Committed to open-source tools and the sharing of knowledge, community mapping as practiced by the Community Mapping Colaboratory at the University of Victoria ( in partnership with the global Green Map System, have worked with neighborhoods, schools, universities, governments and planners for over a decade. There are more than 800 locally designed and interactive Green Maps in 65 countries, published by thousands of mapmakers and education-research projects led by youth, grassroots, NGOs, universities and municipalities.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Other)
Item ID: 1838
Department(s): Grenfell Campus > CU Expo 2013
Date: 14 June 2013
Date Type: Completion
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