10 Quick Ways to be More Engaged

/10 Quick Ways to be More Engaged
10 Quick Ways to be More Engaged 2019-01-23T21:12:18+00:00

1. Meet the Mayors.

There are many opportunities to meet the Mayor of Franklin and Mayor of Williamson County like Franklin Tomorrow’s Breakfast With The Mayors quarterly events.

2. Register to Vote.

You can do this at the Tennessee Secretary of the State’s website: govotetn.com

3. Meet your Alderman by attending a meeting.

Find out who your Alderman is here: franklintn.gov/government. The Board of Mayor & Aldermen meet twice a month on a regular schedule at City Hall.

4. Get in touch with a nonprofit or civic organization working on issues you care about.

United Way of Williamson County and Hands On Nashville maintain engagement and volunteer opportunities in the area.

5. Participate in a Citizens Academy.

Learn more about the City of Franklin by applying for one or all Citizens Academy; Government, Police or Fire Citizens Academies at franklintn.gov/i-want-to/apply-for.

6. Enjoy a festival or Franklin event.

“There’s nothing to do in this town.” Said no one ever. Franklin has a thriving events calendar. Check out VisitFranklin.com to see what’s going on now.

7. Talk to your friend and family about issues that are important to you.

Need some information to start the conversation? Check out Franklin Tomorrow’s On The Table Host Guide: franklintomorrow.org/onthetable

8. Share your voice by actively contributing to online neighborhood forums.

Conversations happen all around us. Be a positive participant in those by joining online conversations pertinent to your neighborhood through NextDoor.com or other social media outlets.

9. Engage with the local school system or place of worship.

The sense of community starts at a young age. Local schools and places of worship have volunteer opportunities for parents and engaged citizens.

10. Get involved with Franklin Tomorrow.

From monthly FrankTalks to quarterly Get Fit Franklin events, there are ample opportunities to plug into the community through Franklin Tomorrow.