What do we want to change in the next version of the Community Canvas? Insights from user research

Notes from our workshop in February 2019 in NYC

These insights come from user interviews in the last few months, the Canvas 2.0 survey and a 3 day workshop the team held in NYC in February 2019. We’d LOVE to hear any feedback or reflections you have, you can leave a comment below or email us at team@community-canvas.org. This post was collectively put together by our project team: Daniel Brooks, Chris Chavez, Erin Dixon, Michel Bachman, Sascha Mombartz, Sita Magnusson and myself.

Big picture reflections

  • The current version of the Canvas feels overwhelming and intimidating, partially due to the number of themes and a lack of guidance on how to use it and where to start. In the coming version we want to both simplify the framework by making it more approachable and inviting, and at the same time provide more depth.

Canvas specific reflections

  • Questions of power and leadership are important, but don’t have a place on the Canvas at the moment.

Do you have more Canvas-specific feedback for us? Fill in the Canvas 2.0 survey or message us at team@community-canvas.org — thank you!

Originally published at http://together.is on April 15, 2019.

Together Institute

Hi there, we are Together Institute, we exist to help…

Together Institute

Hi there, we are Together Institute, we exist to help people and organizations build more meaningful communities. Here is where we share what we learn and think about. https://www.together-institute.org/

Fabian Pfortmüller

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Grüezi, Swiss community builder in NYC, author of @CommunityCanvas, co-founder Together Institute, fabian@together.is www.together.is

Together Institute

Hi there, we are Together Institute, we exist to help people and organizations build more meaningful communities. Here is where we share what we learn and think about. https://www.together-institute.org/

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