Civic Engagement

The Office of Community & Civic Life (Civic Life) has begun the process of updating City Code Chapter 3.96 that defines the work of the Bureau. An updated code will create a framework for civic engagement in the City of Portland that includes a unified set of community-responsive practices.

Our brief 8 question survey is one engagement opportunity for community to provide input. We seek your input on how civic engagement in Portland can better reflect the many ways communities would like to engage, deliberate, and communicate with their government. Let’s get started:

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* 1. Civic Engagement to me is...

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* 2. If civic engagement to you can be better expressed through a photograph, drawing or other media, please upload it below.

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* 3. What activities have you done in the last 12 months? (Click all that apply.)

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* 4. How interested are you in engaging with your communities?

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* 5. The Office of Community & Civic Life connects the people of Portland with their government and each other. How interested are you in engaging with the City of Portland?

Using your definition of civic engagement, please answer the following questions:

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* 6. What should the City of Portland provide to all communities?

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* 7. What are the unique things your community needs from the City of Portland?

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* 8. How could the City of Portland Office of Community & Civic Life build a better relationship with you?

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