As a classic paradigm of public participation, mass organizations represented by “Chaoyang people”
have played an important role in community governance. However, under the background of rule of law, there
are many structural deviations between public authorities and the community public in the practice of public
participation in community governance, which leads to many challenges in community governance. We should
fully consider the requirements of the rule of law for the main structure of public participation in community
governance practice, and take actions from three levels: consciousness first, ability support and system guarantee, so as to promote the full participation of the public in community governance and realize the balance of the subject ’s structure.