Build Your Skills Toolbox

Examples of community engagement as an elected official include:

  • Building relationships with different community leaders, including those representing underserved or underrepresented groups.
  • Modeling civility.
  • Welcoming diversity in viewpoints and opinion.
  • Modeling good social media use.

Connect

Staff specialists are available to answer your questions about community engagement as it applies to several different topic areas.

Race Equity

Rachel Walker, Policy Analysis Manager
(651) 281-1236
rwalker@lmc.org

Social Media

Danielle Cabot, Communications Coordinator
(651) 281-1233
dcabot@lmc.org

Messaging, Resident Communications, or Crisis Communications

Don Reeder, Public Affairs Manager
(651) 215-4031
dreeder@lmc.org

Conflict Management

Pamela Whitmore, Collaboration and Mediation Manager
(651) 281-1224
pwhitmore@lmc.org

Read

The League’s website features links to several important community engagement resources for elected officials that you can explore as needed.

Listen

Learn

As a League member, you have access to a wide range of educational and networking opportunities.  Find ones that work best for your schedule and learning style.  Learn about ways to build relationships with other elected officials for support and networking. 

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