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Where are you on the ladder of self-governance?
This tool will help you decide where your group is on the ladder of self-governance. As you look at the ladder, think about what rung of the ladder you want to be. Make a list of the plans, processes or tools you need, or already have in place, to get you there.
– Adapted from Sherry Arnstein, “A Ladder of Citizen Participation”.1Sherry Arnstein, “A Ladder of Citizen Participation,” Journal of the American Institute of Planners 35, no.4 (July 1969): 216-224.