Until the mid 1990’s, Sobral had alarming social indicators, which were improved due to astructure based on committees and inter-sector collaboration among governmental and non-governmental actors. Sobral Children’s Program and the Four-Leaf Clover Project, examples of this structure, will be described in further detail in order to demonstrate the importance of citizen participation in defining public policies and the impact that these and other programs have had in improving social and economic indicators in the municipality of Sobral.
Citizen Participation, Committees, Inter-sector collaboration, Public Policies
SIMIELLI, L. E. R.Sobral: A definição das políticas públicas a partir da participação popular. Cadernos Gestão Pública e Cidadania, v. 13, n. 52, art. 61, p. 43-53, 2008.
Simielli, L. E. R.(2008). Sobral: A definição das políticas públicas a partir da participação popular. Cadernos Gestão Pública e Cidadania, 13(52), 43-53.