The next generation of community engagement.

Common Knowledge specializes in bringing new combinations of people together to listen to and learn from each other. Leading together. We facilitate powerful new connections across sectors, silos, and social divides that generate breakthrough civic participation, employee and community engagement programs. Why? Every project shows that greater inclusion leads to greater innovation. Connect with us to learn more. 

Upcoming Events

Fall is our favorite season at Common Knowledge because some of our favorite networks have their gatherings: Oct. 14-16, 2016 – National Conference on Dialogue & Deliberation in Framingham, MA. There are over 30,000 people in [...]

The New Resume Project

More and more jobs are advertised online and computers are screening the resumes. Creating a resume that gets read and noticed is hard for anyone and can be especially challenging for adult literacy students. Research [...]

We Learned it at the Library

Common Knowledge was originally founded to put a more inclusive “public” in public participation. Over the years, we’ve grown to see it’s equally important to put more “unity” in community. At Common Knowledge, we’ve designed [...]


“Common Knowledge has profoundly improved my ability to merge user centered design and community engagement best practices.”

— Jesse Biroscak,