Community Engagement & Strategic Initiatives

The mission of the Community Engagement and Strategic Initiatives Department is to improve City policies and services to equitably address the needs of the whole community through engagement, communications, and partnerships to build a resilient and sustainable future. Our work includes emergency preparedness, community outreach and engagement, economic development, policy development and process mapping to improve equitable access to City services, and connecting community members to existing mental health, substance use, housing, and other human and health services.