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Two Thought Leadership Articles in PM Magazine to Close Out 2022

We had two articles published in International City/County Management Association’s PM Magazine December Edition. Our first article was written on Digital Equity and Public Engagement, and our second was on the importance of Youth Councils in building community trust.

Ashley Trim Labosier giving a presentation

The Davenport Institute Launches New Local Government Training Series

In December of 2021, the Davenport Institute was selected by the California Association of Realtors (CAR) to deliver a training series covering the ins and outs of local government in California.

Lance Christensen

Professional Certificate in Public Engagement Summer '22 Kickoff

This summer, we are kicking off our second summer cohort for our signature Professional Certificate in Public Engagement for Local Government. The certificate is aimed at ensuring that mid-career professionals in local government and the nonprofit sector are prepared to lead a publicly-engaged organization.

Professor in their office with a SPP student

Davenport and P2Club Publish Public Engagement Series in CA City News

The Davenport Institute partnered with The P2Club to write a 5-part series for California CityNews on best practices in public participation and community engagement.

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What is the Role of the "Public" in Public Policy?

Q & A with School of Public Policy Dean Pete Peterson (MPP '07) on how the Pepperdine Master of Public Policy degree program focuses on how the public can be better involved in politics and policy.