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2020

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Civic Health Index
Communities with strong indicators of civic health have higher employment rates, stronger schools, better physical health and more responsive governments. This study analyzes the civic health of the Greater Houston area through three dimensions of civic health—social connectedness, civic involvement and political participation.
View the 2018 Houston Civic Health Index

Regardless of social identity, people should have equal opportunities to participate in, and have a meaningful impact, on civic life.

HiA is the collective power of people and organizations throughout the Greater Houston area coming together to promote community leadership and break down systemic barriers to civic participation.
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