City-Wide Call for More Civic Engagement

Council officials of Santa Monica City want its residents to be more engaged at public meetings.

The City Hall hopes to expand its outreach to a wider reach of Santa Monica's 90,000 residents, specifically the younger generation. As Councilmember Gleam Davis says, "What's really important is that we hear from all corners of the community."

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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

Federal Programs Related to - Civil Rights, Social Action & Advocacy, General/Other

Programs that focus on protecting and promoting the broad civil rights and civil liberties of individuals and work to change public policy and opinion in a variety of areas.

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