The State of the Community Engagement Infrastructure of Central New York

2017-18 Study

Research suggests that communities with strong foundations of engagement have better levels of equity, government efficiency and trust, as well as higher tax bases, better management of public finances, less corruption, and public expenditures that are more likely to benefit low-income citizens and reduce poverty. Generating a broader understanding and ownership of community engagement is not only important but necessary to improving and sustaining a community’s infrastructure and reaping the potential benefits of the ideas stated above.

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