Strategic communication is an essential tool for effective public
This tip sheet offers advice on communication strategies before,
during and after the agency’s public engagement effort. The
Institute is deeply grateful to the Met Group and the James Irvine Foundation for making this
piece available to local officials.
Ten principles that can serve as helpful indicators of effective
and ethical public engagement practices, as well as guide city,
county and other local officials in the design of public
engagement processes and strategies.
This tip sheet outlines general guidelines for increasing access
to local government meetings and events for people with
disabilities. It includes tips on effective communications,
accommodations and timing and walker, cane, scooter and
wheelchair access among other issues affecting community members