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Citizen & Community Engagement

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'This course will focus on building powerful community organizations, empowering ordinary citizens, and bringing about change on social and economic issues. What do we mean by community? Why do so many Americans feel that community is lacking in their lives? What role should public managers play in empowering citizens and communities? What would we do differently if we really wanted to bring citizens, elected officials and public managers together to solve problems?'