Greetings! IEN works on challenging and innovative projects to ensure that communities are sustained ecologically, socially, and economically. We’re pleased that you’ve found us and invite you to look around. You can learn about our servicesexplore our current projects, meet our team, apply for an internship, or read about IEN in the news.  Our experience shows us that people care deeply about their communities and yearn to engage one another productively. Through our mission we work to create opportunities for engagement, to provide conflict resolution and consensus building services, to learn from our own work and that of our colleagues, and to teach and build capacity of others.

IEN is part of the Department of Urban and Environmental Planning in the School of Architecture at the University of Virginia.