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Citizens' Assembly Model

This diagram provides a visual representation of the key components and structure of a Citizens Assembly, illustrating the relationships between participants, facilitators, experts, and external elements.

Administration

Convening Authority & Partners
Promise of Impact
Funding Models
Assembly Oversight / Governance
Community Outreach
Media & Press

Participants

Sortition Method
Number of Participants
Stratifications
Alternates

Experts

Expert Selection
Stakeholders
Public Input & Other Learning Resources

Facilitation

Moderator & Facilitator
Concierge & Onboarding
Participant Pay
Hospitality
Gratitude & Celebration

Architecture

Schedule & Agenda
Venue & Platform
Info Sharing & Communication

Impact

Archival
Learning & Review
Recommendations