Sustaining Public Engagement


Sustaining Public Engagement

Resources and case stories to support local agencies move from one-time efforts to a sustaining capacity for public engagement approaches and strategies. 


A New Strategy for Sustaining Public Engagement?

Over the past year, a Working Group on Legal Frameworks for Public Participation has produced a model local ordinance for public participation as a tool for local agencies to use in committing to inclusive and authentic public participation in local agency decision-making processes.  

The ordinance is the subject of a session at the International Municipal Lawyers Association session yesterday in San Francisco and will soon be published by the National Civic League as part of a larger package of articles and essays.


Sustaining Public Engagement – Best Practices and Resources

Publications, best practices, reports and other resources to help counties and cities sustain public engagement in local governance over time.


Sustaining Public Engagement Case Stories

Learn how California local governments are successfully sustaining public involvement in local governance over time.