2009 Best Practices Conference Series
FOCUS on Community Engagement
Friday, March 6, 2009, 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Silicon Valley Bank - Kellogg Auditorium
3005 Tasman Drive, Santa Clara
Registration: $25 or $10 for ABAG Members
The current economic crisis means cut backs at all levels. Local government and community service agencies face difficult decisions about how to provide vital services with significant fiscal constraints. Perhaps the answers to some of these difficult questions will come from the community.
This conference will provide the tools and techniques to engage residents from a wide variety of backgrounds in true community engagement. Conference attendees will . . .
- learn what civic engagement is and the five criteria for rating it successful
- understand the evolution of government including the difference between a customer and a citizen
- hear about best practices & successful examples of civic engagement
- participate in an engagement exercise addressing budget cuts
Please register early, space is limited
For more information, contact
JoAnna Bullock, 510 464-7968 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Sponsored by: The FOCUS Partnership - The Non-Profit Housing Association of Northern California -
The Bay Area Council - The Urban Land Institute - Home Builders Association -
The Silicon Valley Leadership Group - ABAG Financial Services