Welcome to the Office of Community Engagement! Our mission is to invite the community's values and priorities into the City's decision-making processes. Our values are:
Our office utilizes the most important resource available to us: people! Whether you are wanting to participate in your local government, reduce youth violence in your neighborhood, or help bring people together where you live, you have come to the right place! Our office includes the following programs:
Santa Rosa Violence Prevention Partnership
Community Advisory Board
Please see information below about both programs. We look forward to speaking with you!
The Community Engagement Program provides support and resources to community and to other City departments in an effort to improve relationships between residents of Santa Rosa and the City of Santa Rosa. This includes:
Conducting door-to-door outreach in project neighborhoods
Creating fun and engaging methods to get information out to the public
Coordinating community meetings and workshops
Participating in community and neighborhood meetings
Capital Improvement Program (CIP) Budget Priorities - Town Hall Meetings and Other Outreach
Community Improvement Grant Program
Strengthening Public Involvement Process
Violence Prevention Partnership
The Partnership is a collaborative effort involving private citizens, government, local community-based organizations, schools, parents, the faith community, and local law enforcement to prevent violence in our community and provide support for our youth and families through partnerships. Please visit our webpage for more information!