Presentation on theme: "Community Cohesion Strategy and Action Plan. Community Cohesion Strategy g drive2 Strategy development Pre event questionnaire Visioning event – 9 May."— Presentation transcript:
Community Cohesion Strategy g drive2 Strategy development Pre event questionnaire Visioning event – 9 May 2007 Feedback from IDeA, making the Vision happen Key strategic outcomes, Aims and Objectives, Action plan Timescales – Draft September, Scrutiny Committee November, Executive Board December. Partnership Boards?
Community Cohesion Strategy g drive3 Pre event questionnaire Pre event survey All members of the CCCG and the LSB Concerns and some positive messages Feedback used to inform the Visioning event
Community Cohesion Strategy g drive4 Visioning event 30 delegates Multi agency Delegates from strategic and operational levels
Community Cohesion Strategy g drive5 Making the Vision Happen Delegates identified: - Short term objectives - Medium term objectives - Long term objectives Key outcomes identified:
Community Cohesion Strategy g drive6 Key outcomes Shared local agreement about cohesion priorities Community cohesion principles are mainstreamed across all partnership strategies, leading to action Integration activities take place within and between communities Consistent data underpins all activity
Community Cohesion Strategy g drive7 Key strategic priorities Strategic outcomes were clustered into strategic priorities: - Engagement - Education and Awareness Raising - Integration - Understanding Need
Community Cohesion Strategy g drive8 Strategic priorities See handout
Community Cohesion Strategy g drive9 Engagement Positive engagement with local media Work with host and new communities to clarify perceptions of local cohesion Develop BME voluntary and community organisations Work with the business sector to promote community cohesion
Community Cohesion Strategy g drive10 Education and Awareness Raising Work with communities to understand cohesion issues Awareness raising with the general public Training for staff in all agencies Awareness raising for Elected Members, Community Councillors, MPs and AMs
Community Cohesion Strategy g drive11 Integration Integration principles understood by all LSB partner agencies Specific integration activities are taken forward through agreed pilot initiatives Robust monitoring and evaluation identifies local good practice and ‘what works’
Community Cohesion Strategy g drive12 Understanding Need Shared equality resource across partner agencies Community cohesion proofing toolkit Compatible data shared across agencies Unified data sources used to underpin service developments
Community Cohesion Strategy g drive13 Strategic objective: Education and Awareness Raising Sub theme: Training and support for staff ActionMeasureTargetResource s Lead organis- ation Timescale 1. Develop information leaflet 2. Training session developed and implemente d Leaflet produced Leaflet distributed Session plan agreed Sessions delivered All staff/ Agencies LSB frontline staff and induction sessions £7k [source not identified] LSB training officers and cohesion officer WCBC July 2008 Sept 2008 Oct 2008 January 2009
Community Cohesion Strategy g drive14 Strategic objective: Integration Sub theme: Develop toolkit to facilitate community based integration activities ActionMeasureTargetResourcesLead organis- ation Timescale 1. Develop integration toolkit Toolkit developed in pilot area Toolkit disseminate d across County Borough Monitor, review and amend £7,000Caia Park Partnershi p WCBC March 2008 October 2008 March 2009
Community Cohesion Strategy g drive15 Timescale Feedback to CCCG/LSB (Presentation of outline Strategy and Action Plan) July 2007 Report to Corporate Governance and Policy Scrutiny Committee Oct 2007 Service Planning process November 2007 LSB to agree Community Cohesion Strategy January 2008 Establish Community Cohesion Partnership that reports to LSB March 2008
Community Cohesion Strategy g drive16 Questions Are the outcomes right? Will the strategic aims deliver these outcomes? Do the sub-themes capture all the issues that the group feel are important for local cohesion? Is the format for the action plan right?