Presentation on theme: "Northside Strategy Teams | MEETING 1"— Presentation transcript:
1 Northside Strategy Teams | MEETING 1 Welcome!Northside Strategy Teams | MEETING 1
2 Tonight’s AgendaWelcome + introductions What’s going on PLANNING FRAMEWORKOverview of Strategy Teams ROLE + SCHEDULE Outcomes from eventTeamwork SHARED VALUES + COMMUNITY FOCUSHousekeeping NEXT STEPS, TEAM LEADS, NEXT MEETING6:30 – 6:406:40 – 6:506:50 – 7:507:50 – 8:00
3 What Northsiders WantImproved quality of life for ALL Northside residents, and revitalization of the Northside as a preferred destination.
4 Connector of 18 distinct neighborhoods The OpportunityConnector of 18 distinct neighborhoodsCatalyst to identify the “game changers”Leverage additional people & resources
5 Community Values Build on infrastructure & momentum Mobilize people Strengthen the social fabricBuild self-sufficiency & independenceInformed by dataStrategies that we all embraceCommunity consensus around catalytic projectsExpectation of brilliant execution
7 Community Engagement Approach WORKING WITH THE COMMUNITYUnderstand needs / engage residentsDevelop shared strategyBegin near-term projectsLeverage resources + assets
8 Planning Framework Strategy Teams big goals, priorities, foundation June eventSharing the dataSigning up Action TeamsStrategy Teams big goals, priorities, foundationAction Teams organic community projects
9 Strategy Teams Highly engaged & committed community leaders … YOU! Who?Highly engaged & committed community leaders … YOU!What?3 teams focused on defining strategies within focus areasWhy?To establish basis for community- wide planning & implementationWhen?1-2 hours per month now thru JuneSTRATEGY TEAM WORKMeeting 1: MARCH Overview, shared values, guiding the Community CensusMeeting 2: APRILGoals + PrioritiesMeeting 3: MAY Short-term and Long-term strategies Existing opportunities + resourcesMeeting 4: JUNEPrepping for Summit + Action Teams
10 Quality Affordable Rental Vacant Property & Land Parks & Outdoor AmenitiesPath to Homeownership Business District supportAdditions from outcomes
11 02.19 Outcomes ADDITIONAL PRIORITIES EXISTING ASSETS Beautification / cleanupBusiness districtsIndoor safe spacesLandlords / property ownersNeighborsParkingPath to home ownershipPublic space / parks playgroundsRehab existing housesSafetySchoolsVacant lotsWaterfrontChurchesCommunity orgsCultural NPOsEmpty buildingsFoundationsGovernment institutionsLocal businessesNeighborhoods / homesParks / green spaceSchoolsUnionsVacant lotsWalkability
12 Tonight’s Teamwork THE FORMAT WE’LL USE IS DESIGNED TO… generate a lot of info in a short amount of timeensure everyone participatesorganize the outcomes while we workeasily apply the outcomes towards next steps
13 Tonight’s Teamwork THE FORMAT WE’LL USE IS DESIGNED TO… generate a lot of info in a short amount of timeensure everyone participatesorganize the outcomes while we workeasily apply the outcomes towards next steps
14 Tonight’s Teamwork 1. A QUESTION IS ASKED 2. YOU RESPOND ONE IDEA PER NOTE!Write down your ideas with post-its & pens providedAs many responses as you can think of
15 Tonight’s Teamwork 3. IDEAS COLLECTED BY “FLOATING BOATS” One person shares their best or favorite ideaFacilitator will write down the theme of that idea on a “boat”If you have a similar idea, put your post-it on the boatWe’ll go around until all ideas are collected
16 To make it work…STAY FOCUSED ON THE QUESTION AT HAND BE CONSIDERATE OF QUIET TIME Turn off cell-phones. Be considerate of others working around you. RESPECT ONE ANOTHER’S IDEAS Contribute don’t criticize. TRUST THE PROCESS Even if it’s confusing or you don’t like it, go with it. If you have something to say, write it down and share when appropriate.
17 QUESTION 1What core values will guide our work together over the next few months?
18 QUESTION 2 What are the community's Guiding Principles around PLACE? Think about each of these specific areas:Quality Affordable RentalReclaim Vacant Property & LandParks & Outdoor AmenitiesWhat do you want to ensure happens, what do you care about, what is core?What else?Be specific.
19 Next Steps….IDENTIFY: PLACE Strategy leads SHARE: Tonight’s work with PLACE Strategy Team PLAN: Mark calendar for next planning meeting
20 Northside Strategy Teams | MEETING 1 THANKS!Northside Strategy Teams | MEETING 1