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Tools for Hosting Public Meetings and Engaging your Community Online

4-9-2020 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

In this uncertain period of social distancing and office closures, connecting with your community members and providing services and information is more challenging than ever. During this webinar, Sustainable Pittsburgh will highlight a few useful and accessible public engagement and information online platforms available to municipalities. 

Topics to be covered:

  • Brief overview of crisis communications best practices
  • Technical assistance – practical ways we can help
  • Relevant platforms for public engagement
    • social media: options available and how to optimize
    • tools for hosting official municipal meetings, taking surveys of your residents and businesses, sending and receiving timely information to and from your community, and some of the best practices related to those tools. 

The applications discussed during this webinar are from a larger list of public engagement and information tools compiled by Sustainable Jersey and adapted for use by Sustainable Pittsburgh for communities in Pennsylvania: 

Public Information and Community Engagement Tools spreadsheet

Summary of Public Information and Community Engagement Tools

Offer of Technical Assistance with Online Meetings and Public Engagement Tools


Who Should Attend: 

Municipal managers and staff, elected officials, community development professionals


1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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