The Democracy Tent

of Los Gatos


* To help Los Gatos-area residents be well-informed on local public policy issues when they engage with their neighbors, elected leaders, town and schools staff.

* To develop a framework that helps residents select and prioritize the local public policy issues they consider most important.

* To make sure that all sides of the local public policy issues are presented in open, honest, non-partisan ways, respecting various political philosophies.

* To motivate residents to go beyond being an observer so they become actively engaged in local and regional government.