The mission of the Pontiac Policy Council (P2C) is to provide education regarding local, state, and federal policy through civic engagement by providing resources and tools to the Pontiac community to advocate for policy change. P2C provides a platform to leverage the resources and collaborative efforts of the community to move Pontiac forward economically, politically, and socially. P2C seeks to establish a coalition of committed community agencies, grassroots organizations, and institutions to engage, educate, and empower the residents of Pontiac.
Pontiac Policy Council strives to be a conduit for political and policy initiatives for progressive change and social justice that leads to equity and equal opportunity. P2C will achieve this by establishing a cohesive, collaborative network that emphasizes political and policy entrepreneurship to usher in sustainable, systemic change in the City of Pontiac utilizing a grassroots, bottom up approach.
- Integrity: Do the right thing regardless of the consequences
- Pursuit of Excellence: Continually strive to exceed the expectations of our community
- Accountability: Take responsibility for individual and collective actions
- Collaboration: Work with others to achieve collective and individual goals
- Passion: We are inspired to make a lasting impact that future generations can build upon
- Civic Engagement
- Promotion of inclusive governance and political awareness
- Family enrichment through arts, health, education, and sports
Executive Director of Pontiac Policy Council (P2C)
Senior Project Manager
Community Profile Resources & Events
Voting + 1 (Voting is just the first step...we have to continue our journey for complete access and opportunity to the American Dream for Communities of Color).
10 Things You Can Do To Get Involved:
- Register to Vote
- Vote in the August and November elections
- Encourage people to file an absentee ballot to ensure they vote in August and November
- Use social media to make your circle aware of the policy issues that impact your life (i.e. the library millage
- Take two people with you to the polls
- Send out a text blast to your circle on voting day to remind them to vote
- Have political conversations with your family, friends, neighbors
- Join an engaged group such as Pontiac Policy Council or Mothering Justice
- Start a community group with the purpose of creating positive change in policy (i.e. Block Club, Neighborhood Watch, Parent’s Group)
- Provide feedback and input to entities who are politically engaged and active – Let Your Voice Be Heard!