Hartford Decides

Mission

Engage members of the Hartford community in a democratic process by allowing them to decide how to spend public funds, foster collaboration and improve the City of Hartford.​

Principles

Encourage neighborhoods, businesses, and community organizations to work together.
Collaboration
Increase participation by Hartford residents, especially those who have not previously been involved in the civic life of the community.
Civic Engagement
Foster, in individuals and neighborhoods, a sense of belonging to Hartford as a whole.
Unity
Promote the sharing of perspectives and knowledge in order to collectively build ideas that connect community needs and challenges with community assets and aspirations.
Deliberation
Share information and make decisions about Hartford Decide$ as openly as possible.
Transparency
Include people of all races, ethnicities, abilities, incomes, backgrounds, ages, genders, and neighborhoods equitably in Hartford Decide$.
Inclusiveness
Help Hartford residents to make decisions on the use of City capital funds set aside for Hartford Decide$ projects​
Empowerment

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