Presentation on theme: "2/14/20141 Wabasso: Utilizing the PACE Methodology As a Tool for Improving the Quality of Life in Communities Presentation by: Julianne Price Indian River."— Presentation transcript:
2/14/20141 Wabasso: Utilizing the PACE Methodology As a Tool for Improving the Quality of Life in Communities Presentation by: Julianne Price Indian River County Health Dept., Division of Environmental Health
2/14/20142 Introduction What is PACE EH? How is the methodology applied? Does it work?
2/14/20143 The Community of Wabasso Demographics Lack of infrastructure Mistrust of government
2/14/20144 Implementing PACE in Wabasso Identify issues Build partnerships Low hanging fruit
2/14/20145 Results Streetlight project Project Hope World Changers Water project Sidewalk project Park improvements Septic Grant
2/14/20146 A $30,000 Investment Yielded: Water Project= $825,000 Park Improvements=$81,750 Sidewalks=$43,500 Streetlights=$7,281 Septic Grant=$40,000 Demolishing Abandoned Homes=$6,000 World Changers and Project Hope=2 New Houses and 26 Homes Improved
2/14/20147 The Return… OVER $1 MILLION DOLLARS of Improvements to the Wabasso Community!!!!
2/14/20148 How can YOU do this? Hold community meetings so that you can introduce and implement the PACE EH methodology….remember that PACE EH identifies what the COMMUNITY thinks are needs/issues- not YOU!!! Empower the community or individuals to take part in developing action plans to actively solve community identified issues/needs.