Public Agenda

Testing the Waters


This study suggests that California's local public officials may be ready for newer and better ways to engage the public and for stronger collaborations with community-based organizations.

Part of the Public Engagement in California project, this report is a companion study to "Beyond Business As Usual: Leaders of California's Civic Organizations Seek New Ways to Engage the Public in Local Governance." You can view highlights from both reports on print-friendly infographic.

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