Attend the Second Annual State of Public Engagement Conference on July 20

The state of public engagement continues to evolve and change as we navigate community challenges associated with the events of the last 2+ years. In 2020, public engagement went virtual. In 2021, hybrid public engagement started to gain momentum along with a return to in-person public engagement. We can’t help but ask, where are we now post-pandemic(ish)?

Join the International Association of Public Participation's California Chapters, the Davenport Institute of Public Engagement and Civic Leadership from Pepperdine University, and The P2Club for their second annual State of Public Engagement conference: Back to the Future - Where Are We Post-Pandemic(ish)? This free, virtual event will feature a robust conversation on the various modalities now available for public engagement, best practices for determining which is the right fit for your community, and the challenges associated with each modality. You'll also learn what it takes internally to maintain flexibility and adaptability in our current state of public engagement. 

Back to the Future - Where are we Post-Pandemic (ish)?

Theme: Virtual, Hybrid, or In-Person: Choosing the Appropriate Public Engagement Modality

Who: The International Association of Public Participation’s California Chapters, the Davenport Institute of Public Engagement and Civic Leadership from Pepperdine University and The P2Club are co-hosting the Second Annual State of Public Engagement Conference on July 20, 2022.

When: Wednesday July 20, 2022, 3:30- 5:30 PM PSTRegister Now.

What: Last year, public engagement-focused organizations from across California found success bringing the general public engagement community together to discuss our fate in a COVID-19 pandemic. They're returning this year to discuss the state of public participation today. 

How: Register now and log on to join the free virtual dialogue across our great state. There will be 3 guest speakers and break-out sessions to conduct deeper dives into topics such as: P2 tools, planning steps, and other helpful community engagement resources.

Confirmed Speakers: 

  • Joy Langford, Director, Division One of the Southern California Water Replenishment District
  • Rhianna Rogers, Director of the Center to Advance Racial Equity Policy, RAND
  • Natalie Hernandez, Director of Climate Planning & Resilience, Climate Resolve

See you there!


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