The 114 local residents who completed surveys during last month’s Citizens4Community kickoff events were overwhelmingly supportive of C4C's efforts to bring a civility project—Speak Your Peace (SYP)—to Sisters.
More than 100 respondents said they believe the civility project could be beneficial to Sisters; and just shy of 100 people said they would encourage Citizens4Community to continue sponsoring similar programs aimed at fostering communication, collaboration and creative problem solving.
Respondents said they believe Speak Your Peace could heighten local discourse and could be an effective tool for groups including City Council, the school board and Sisters area HOAs. They also thought SYP could benefit future discussions of the proposed Black Butte Trail.
Most respondents also wanted to stay in close contact with Citizens4Community. Many expressed interest in becoming a member of C4C and asked to be contacted with more information about SYP. Members have spent the past three weeks following up with those attendees and developing civility project materials for Sisters Country.
If you would like more information about Citizens4Community or Speak Your Peace and have not yet been contacted by C4C, let us know.