Community engagement Well designed spaces Volunteering
Role modelling for kids NOISEE (naturally occurring interactions shared environment everyday) Problem when founders leave
Learning’s 1)Ensure the ‘founder’ does not play too much of a role that it becomes detrimental 2)Staff need to believe in the project 3)Community building helps make the program more sustainable 4)Older and younger people to feel ownership of the building 5)Tap into the Churches 6)Funding is always an issue – be innovative
Message Younger people should be more involved in everything. Just because we are younger doesn’t mean we don’t have good ideas.