Community Hubs COMMUNITIES ARE COMPLEX THE NEED: A shared language and framework to describe the operation and outcomes of a Community Hub. A comprehensive way of measuring and addressing complex needs. A means of envisioning and motivating the community and agencies to work together for sustainable community transformation.
Community Hubs THE SOLUTION: Developmental Assets framework BACKGROUND: The factors that cause young people and communities to thrive through: –Long-term relationships with many positive role models –Caring communities and schools –Opportunities to serve –A community of people and places that value one another.
Community Hubs DEVELOPMENTAL ASSETS: The foundation of the OCL charter 20 Internal Assets Competencies and values that young people develop internally to guide behaviours and choices Commitment to Learning Positive Values Social Competencies Positive Identity 20 External Assets Relationships and opportunities that young people experience in their families, schools & communities Support Empowerment Boundaries and Expectations Constructive Use of Time
Community Hubs DEVELOPMENTAL ASSETS: Effects of having more Assets Negative behaviour prevention Positive behaviour development
Community Hubs DEVELOPMENTAL ASSETS: The need for more Assets Current profile of the UK*
Community Hubs DEVELOPMENTAL ASSETS Framework and related tools support - Needs assessment Monitoring and Evaluation Assessment of impact Managing outcomes Responding to underperformance Quality management
Community Hubs SUSTAINABILITY Through partnership: Developmental Assets support positive visions of the future Focus resources to build positive change programmes in key areas Engage adults Mobilise young people Activate Sectors Invigorate programmes Influence civic decisions mobilise young people invigorate programmes engage adults activate sectors influence civic decisions
Community Hubs Richard Eason firstname.lastname@example.org www.lifewhys.com 07738305696