May Class Day / Graduation
Name: May Class Day / GraduationDate: May 15, 2019Time: 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM CDTEvent Description:Emphasis: volunteerism and civic leadership
Leadership Module: Beyond Citizen Engagement to Citizen Participation
- Citizen engagement has been interpreted by many to simply be a simple conduit of information: delivery of information to citizen and citizen response.
- Citizen participation however, allows community residents, citizens, and stakeholders to play an active role in plans, processes, and decisions as is required by law.
- Understand the purposes of citizen participation and the strategies to implement them: discovering citizens? preferences; incorporating citizens? local knowledge; advancing fairness and justice; gaining legitimacy for public decisions; and adhering to the law for governmental entities.