at the individual level:
Residents are more capable of acting on ideas, causes, projects or businesses that have meaning to them and the group.
Diner practices active listening, critical thinking and meaningful dialogue about what makes a neighborhood / community / city better.
Presenter expand their networks while being introduced to a local entrepreneurship ecosystem.
Winners have increased resources to implement project.
(Re)new(ed) trust built with fellow community members.
Has increased optimism in participating in democracy.
Participating in a more connected world where you have continued access of others who are making it better with you.
at the community level:
Neighbors collaborating and exchanging ideas and resources.
Community improves by understanding the gaps and strengths of its residents.
A built relational hub bringing together siloed networks to participate and exchange leading to new connections, relationships and networks.
A new active (third) safe space is created.
at the macro / global level:
A global participation in democratic practice.