Presentation on theme: "Chilliwack Healthier Community Strategic Action Plan Community Engagement Session 1."— Presentation transcript:
Chilliwack Healthier Community Strategic Action Plan Community Engagement Session 1
Welcome & Introductions
Purpose of the Project Develop a community-wide Strategic Action Plan to deal with Chilliwack’s most persistent social issues. Use a community collaborative process to create and sustain the Plan.
Hi! Further Introductions Facilitators: –Vicki McLeod –Helen Roberts At your tables –Take a moment to introduce yourselves to one another. ME! YOU!
Agenda Welcome & Introductions Overview & Context Today’s Work –Phase 1 of Strategic Planning Process
Agenda - Phase 1 Identify services, programs and initiatives: –Synergies, gaps, –What do we have, what do we need? Identify strengths, issues & opportunities Begin to define our vision for “healthier” A look at measures for success
Dfgdryeryy Housekeeping Session: 1pm – 4pm Refreshment break Information kits: hand-outs, guide for your notes Display table for your information Pictures, Video
Background & Research
Why Collaborate? Respect for previous processes & history in community Resources are scarce BIG TASK No one family, agency or level of government can do it alone.
Collaboration = Success Malcolm Gladwell: The Tipping Point, Outliers Gabor Mate Vibrant communities
Working Together 1. Focus Areas Session 12. Joint Session Strengths Synergies, gaps Opportunities Data & results from Session 1 Community mandate/vision Priorities, partnerships, over- arching goals 3. Focus Areas Session 24. Open House Measurable results Tactical, functional plans Integrated strategies Present draft plan to public Seek comments/feedback
Outcomes from Today’s Session More comprehensive list of services and initiatives and gaps Shared understanding of community strengths, issues and opportunities Initial steps in defining ‘healthier community’ A look at possible measures for success
Working Together Values/principles driven Strengths-based Rigour & flexibility Level the playing field Represent voices not present Ground rules?
Inventory of Community Strengths Individually Reflect: –What have you achieved in the area of housing that you are really proud of? Discuss: –Share ‘prouds’. What stands out? Translate: –How does this demonstrate a strength or capability? List: –flipchart top 3-6 What is Chilliwack REALLY good at? 20 mins
Finding Themes What emerges as the most important, useful, or powerful community strengths?
Services, Programs, Gaps Are there services or programs related to this focus area that exist in Chilliwack, but are not listed? What is missing? What are the gaps?
Issues. What’s important? What are the top 3 issues facing Chilliwack in regard to this focus area? Discuss Rank List & Post 15 mins
Based on what we know… Where should we focus?
What issues are most important? Vote with your dots….
? Brainstorm Opportunities What could….? –Be easy –Use strengths –Have a big impact –Be a tipping point –Leverage existing… 15 mins
What is emerging?
What is our Vision? I will know my community is healthier when: I see … I hear … I feel …
Measuring Results 1.What measures, indicators or quantitative objectives are currently used? 2.What else might be used?
Integrate information from these sessions Themes, synergies, emerging directions Joint planning session: Nov 9 Next Steps