Sustainable Communities Through Civic Engagement

Presenter: Brad Riddle

Communities with the greatest civic participation are often the strongest and most resilient. The sustainability of a community depends on informed and educated decision-making on economic and cultural development, justice and equity, good governance and access to community services. While volunteerism is encouraged at an early age, civic engagement is something more and more colleges and universities are focusing on as a skill and knowledge base that can help transform students and their communities that lead to “smarter” and more sustainable cities.

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