8 Recommendations for Equitable Community Engagement in Local Government

Constructive relationships between residents and their city governments are the cornerstone of equitable, sustainable public decision-making that enhances the livability of local communities. Local government leaders are tasked with integrating resident feedback into the government decision-making processes. But how do they reach residents – especially underrepresented voices – in order to hear their aspirations, concerns and values pertaining to their communities?

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