Best Practices

Crime Prevention: City of Pinecrest, FL

Empower residents to reduce crime through engaging them in expanding neighborhood watch programs.


Recycling to Achieve Zero Waste: City of Austin, TX

Engage your community in upgrading and increasing participation in recycling programs.


“For Our City” Neighborhood Improvements: City of Chandler, AZ

Volunteers and City staff work together to improve quality of life through neighborhood improvements and resources for residents.


Strategic Housing Blueprint: City of Austin, TX

Engage the community to create a strategic plan for affordable housing.


“Love Your Block” Neighborhood Mini-Grant Program: City of Phoenix, AZ

Engage residents in a grassroots program revitalizing their neighborhoods with a multimodal engagement campaign.

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History Center Community Archives Program: City of Austin, TX

Engaging the African American, Mexican American and Asian American communities in documenting the city’s history.


Anti-Discrimination Action Plan:  City of Hayward, CA

Community task force members create a plan to address concerns and fears about human rights and the safety of community members; and how to address current and future social and political issues.


NET – Network | Engage | Transform – Community Academy:  City of Half Moon Bay, CA

Engage with and help residents learn about roles and responsibilities of both their city government and themselves as residents.


“En Español” Spanish Language Social Media Outreach: City of Mesa, AZ

Create a Spanish language Facebook page and webpage as a single hub for citywide information to be distributed to Spanish speaking and bilingual residents.

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