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Engaging Your Community through Surveys and Polls



Local governments throughout California are applying a variety of public engagement strategies and approaches to address issues ranging from land use and budgeting to climate change and public safety. Surveys and polls are a great way to engage the public and collect ideas. Attendees will learn about various survey and polling technologies, tools and techniques.


  • Sarah Rubin, Program Manager Public Engagement, Institute for Local Government
  •  David Campt, Ph.D., author of Read the Room for Real: How a Simple Technology Creates Better Meetings 
  • Edward (Ted) Lascher, Ph.D., Professor and Chair, Department of Public Policy and Administration, California State University, Sacramento.

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Engaging Your Community through Surveys and Polls

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