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There are multiple ways you can stay engaged and connected with the City of Dubuque!
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City News Newsletter

Read City News, a bi-monthly newsletter, to stay informed on City services, programs, and projects.
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Join a Board or Commission

Boards and commissions play an important role in city government. Service on a board or commission is an excellent way for residents to become involved in the community and contribute to the quality of life in Dubuque.
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City Life

City Life is a free three-week, six-session program offered by the City of Dubuque that provides you with an opportunity to create a personal connection with your local government, share experiences as a Dubuque resident, visit City facilities, and learn about the different services departments provide.
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City Services Guide

Designed for Dubuque residents as a go-to guide to services, programs, and activities offered by the City of Dubuque.
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Volunteer DBQ

Find volunteer opportunities in our community that best fit your needs. Search by non-profit agency, areas of interest, time and location, and more to find your fit in giving back.
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DBQ Shovel Crew

Volunteer on the DBQ Shovel Crew this winter! As a DBQ Shovel Crew volunteer, you will be paired with a resident in need of assistance who is not physically able to remove snow and ice from their city sidewalk and does not have other resources to remove the snow and ice such as neighbors, friends, or a hired service. We are seeking volunteers who can help throughout the winter season.
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Adopt a public space such as a street, waterway, park, or storm drain and make a commitment to regularly clean and maintain the spot. A simple way to help keep our community clean and beautiful.
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Newcomer Services Program

Greater Dubuque Development’s exclusive one-stop concierge services for newcomers will help make your transition to our community seamless. This program ensures that individuals and families who have chosen Dubuque are not only welcomed into the community, but also equipped with the knowledge needed to make the most of the experience.
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Neighborhood Associations

Join an existing neighborhood association or establish a new one.
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Imagine Dubuque

Join us as we come together to make Imagine Dubuque, our City’s comprehensive plan, a reality! Over 6,000 people gave input to develop the plan, and the community is implementing the recommendations. Get involved today!
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Arts & Culture

The Arts and Culture Master Plan and Community Engagement Strategy empowers the community to take the lead on nurturing a more equitable, engaged, and connected community.
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