STRATEGIES EVERY COMMUNITY SHOULD CONSIDER
TOOLS AND RESOURCES WE LOVE
5 ASSETS YOU NEED TO SUCCEED
Diverse group working on active communities strategies, made up of advocates, residents with lived experiences and professionals from many backgrounds (e.g., health, transport, planning, zoning, economic dev., parks & rec, schools, etc.)
Ideally incorporated into someone's job, housed anywhere (e.g., health, planning, parks, transportation, non-profit, hospital, etc.). The role can be paid or volunteer (initially).
Identifies your goals, objectives and activities. Puts them in writing so that you can measure progress and track success.
Communication & Engagement
Building awareness via outreach and authentic participation with community members is a crucial part of the effort.
Engaged people and organizations in the community need to share their experiences and perspectives with decision makers.