Office of Community Relations

Mission Statement

The role of the Office of Community Relations is to ensure the widespread recognition and use of the City of Lakewood's resources, programs and capabilities, enhance the City's image by communicating its assets and development both externally and internally, increase awareness of the City's programs, resources and facilities, and encourage respect for diversity.

The mission of the Office of Community Relations is to:

  • Promote a positive, vibrant image of the City of Lakewood to existing or prospective residents, the business community and media to ensure maximum recognition of the unique benefits, resources and strengths of the Lakewood community.
  • Generate a civic pride and confidence in Lakewood's future by communicating its assets and development both externally and internally and enhance Lakewood's image.

In achieving its mission, the Office of Community Relations (OCR) will keep residents of the City of Lakewood engaged in ventures that promote a positive community image, maintain and improve avenues of communication designed to inform and educate the public, support community groups, plan events and manage the news media.