City of Alexandria, VA
Resources and Background Information on Civic Engagement
"I expect consistency in the process, an interactive exchange of ideas leading to clear decisions which employ the general consensus of those involved, but also measured consideration of dissenting opinions. Decisions should be actionable and implemented swiftly. Decision -makers must be held accountable."
(Table comment from the Community Dialogue, 11/15/12)
Staff has collected and reviewed information on what other communities around the country are doing to improve their public participation experience. Let us know if you have a resource to share. We'll add it to the list. In addition, you'll find media links regarding What's Next Alexandria.
National organizations focused on civic engagement
Jurisdictions or planning efforts with notable civic engagement programs or elements, including online engagement:
Examples of Online Engagement Platforms
Articles about Civic Engagement
Media Links About the What's Next Alexandria Initiative
Other links of interest
For more information, contact Carrie Beach at 703.746.3853 or send an email to email@example.com.