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Center for Collaborative Policy

Mission Statement:

The mission of the Center is to build the capacity of public agencies, stakeholder groups, and the public to use collaborative strategies to improve policy outcomes.

Strategic Goals:

* Enhance the existing capacity of governing institutions to use collaborative methods (governance capacity);
* Enhance the existing capacity of communities and the public to collaboratively engage with governing structures and public policy decision-making (civic engagement capacity);
* Create and share knowledge about collaborative public policy development and capacity building (knowledge capacity);
* Enhance the collaborative policy and civic engagement network across the state (statewide capacity); and
* Continue to enhance the Center’s internal organizational capacity and provide opportunities for practitioners’ professional growth (internal capacity).

from the Center for Collaborative Policy website