Goal III - Take It to Them

Hopkins has a reputation for strong citizen involvement and engagement. The City needs to build upon that strength by reaching out to deliver our messages and hear from our stakeholders.

Strategy 1: Involve Diverse Populations

  1. Promote cultural celebrations
  2. Explore methods to involve Multicultural Advisory Committee in community building
  3. Continue to seek out diversity on boards and commissions

Strategy 2: Engage the Rental Community of Hopkins

  1. Intentionally engage rental communities
Rasp Renters

Strategy 3: Inspire Community & Citizen Engagement

  1. Encourage volunteerism and expand volunteer opportunities.
  2. Conduct community meetings at alternative locations
  3. Educate the community in the area of emergency preparedness
  4. Identify opportunities to partner with youth, schools, businesses and faith-based organizations
  5. Promote opportunities to raise awareness and understanding of race, equity and diversity
  6. Creatively engage and market the community using technology and unique platforms