LAKEWOOD FORWARD

Inclusive • Civil • Courageous • Well-informed

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LAKEWOOD FORWARD is a neutral, grass-roots team of local residents, committed to promoting civil dialogue on important city issues; helping all who engage to become more well-informed.

Looking Forward – above all else
Offering a platform - to gain a better understanding of tough issues
Focusing - on multi-generational desires

 
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Looking Forward – Above All Else

  • We inspire fresh thinking for today and tomorrow
  • We promote continuous improvement
  • We help grow a well-informed citizenry and civic leadership, leading to best decisions
 
 

Offering a platform - to gain a better understanding of tough issues

  • We seek varied points of view, offer facilitated discussion and utilize topic experts
  • We insist on rules of engagement; respect, listening, and a code of conduct
  • We encourage forthright opinions and bold thinking
  • We set an example for civility and open-mindedness
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Focusing - on multi-generational desires

  • We seek to connect people who have different wants, thoughts, beliefs
  • We work to build and grow a sense of community
  • We foster an understanding that "my great city" may look different than "your great city"