Mission Statement

The mission of Community Forums Network is to bring people together to talk about important issues and to discover consensus.

  • Important ideas. Real talk. Discovering consensus.

Community Forums Network is guided by the following values…


Means building stronger individual and family ties to our local communities

Civic education

Means we seek to educate people on how public engagement works and why it’s important


We are fiercely non, bi, and trans-partisan. No one person or organization owns the agenda or outcome. Whether people agree or disagree, the goal is to present an effective model to talk about ideas and community issues

Transparency and Accuracy

We strive for accuracy and objectivity in the way we present issues and information. “Why” we do what we do, and who funds us is open and available for all to see

All survey data is verified by independent accounting firm Tremper & Co.