The Texas Conference on Civic Life is a nonpartisan conference introduced participants to hands-on approaches for increasing civic engagement.
The conference was held November 9 in Austin at UT's Belo Center for New Media and sponsored by university's Annette Strauss Institute for Civic Life (ACI). The conference addressed citizen participation and public benefit in the digital age in Texas.
Federal Programs Related to - Public, Society Benefit, General/Other
Programs that focus on promoting the effective functioning of government, public administration and public officials and support or provide services required for the effective functioning of society's infrastructure.
Federal Programs Related to - Citizen Participation
Programs that seek to ensure the broad participation of community residents in government decision making and the political process. Citizen Interest Groups; Citizenship; Civics; Collective Action Programs; Grassroots; Mass Participation; Participatory Democracy
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