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.
See also: +COMMON CODE Advocacy (**B); Hate Crimes Prevention (I02.07); Housing Discrimination (I05.08); Voter Services (W08.05)