According to the HealthyPeople2020 report, "Civic participation encompasses a wide range of formal and informal activities." These include voting, volunteering, or participating in social groups and activities.
Included on this page are resources to promote public participation in the solving of community issues, building social capital, and effecting change through the electoral, legislative, and administrative processes.
Texas Open Meetings Act
All state and regional organizations must adhere to the Texas Open Meeting Act. Following are resources regarding open meeting including guidance and information about posting open meeting notices.