Public Forum: Strategies to Strengthen Local Democracy

1:30 PM - 2:45 PM
November 9, 2018

Stronger local democracy is critical, especially during times of national political turmoil, like we’re experiencing today. Join city leaders as they go deeper on a range of topics focused on strengthening the capacity of local government and the vibrancy of civic participation. Local leaders will learn how to overcome the structural hurdles to building local democracy during two panels covering the strategies to overcome preemption, the importance of structural representation and the upcoming 2020 Census. You’ll take-home tangible ways to increase civic engagement during a training lead by the World Cafe — offering effective communication tools to have meaningful conversations that drive action.

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