Effective Civic Engagement and other “How-To” Guides
Effective Civic Engagement is a key element in community improvement. Involving residents in placemaking discussions and decisions helps ensure successful projects throughout the implementation process. This guide offers best practices and examples from the Michigan HUD Sustainable Communities. Investing in communities is critical to long-term economic development, and Michigan’s future depends on its ability to attract and retain active, diverse and engaged residents. Local governments must foster the dynamics of place to become thriving communities in the 21st century.