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Community engagement research and news for local government leaders

What City Leaders Should Focus On Most in 2024

2023 was full of big changes, technological advancements, cultural shifts, and emerging challenges. Local government leaders weigh in on what they think will be the most important focus for next year. Will you agree? Find out.

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Latest Articles and Research

Learn more about public opinion insights and trends leaders should know.

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Is Remote Work Suited for Local Government?

Remote work is here to stay, but it’s caused some controversy in the local government workplace. How do organizations balance flexibility with efficiency?

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3 Key Ingredients in Meaningful Community Engagement

Local government thought-leader and former Mayor Mark Funkhouser shares his insight on what it takes to build stronger community relationships through engagement. 

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Winter Survey Poetry of 2023

Take a little break and enjoy a sleigh full of poems inspired by surveys, data, and engagement.

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On-Demand Webinar

Community Engagement: The Critical Component of Rethinking Budgeting

New survey research of budget officers shows governments must increase resident engagement for successful, modernized city financing. Access the webinar to find out how to take the first steps.

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🎄 Happy Holidays From Polco 🎅

Warm wishes to you, your family, and your community this holiday season. From Polco.

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