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Community Development Story
 
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What is Strategic Planning, Really?
 
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Before starting any strategic planning process, it is essential to make sure your staff or team members have the same expectations of what the outcomes will be. This video explains the different possible outcomes that can arise from strategic planning. It can range from simply having an articulated plan, to a full-blown organizational transformation. Choose the result that is right for your organization. More information is available at http://OnStrategyHQ.com. Want more practical tips and insights on strategic planning? Subscribe to our channel here - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCc5cYNhQ8oYNdjmXBy7Z-ug Download a FREE Complete Guide to Strategic Planning - http://onstrategyhq.com/complete-strategy-guide/ Follow us on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/OnStrategyHQ/?fref=ts Connect with us on LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/company/onstrategy Connect with Erica Olsen on LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/ericajolsen
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Conventional Economic Development is Dead Wrong | Greg Tehven | TEDxStPeterPort
 
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Greg Tehven, community builder and small town champion, explains how conventional economic development strategies are not working. He brings a new, fresh perspective on how rural communities can introduce new models for community vitality. This fun, thought provoking talk focuses on the crowd, each and every one of us, as we work to support improving the human condition versus the conventional strategies for supporting small cities. His work has lead Fargo to global recognition and a growing economy. Thought leader, storyteller, and advocate for the creative class, Greg Tehven, invites his audience to build the community they want to live in. He believes that if you think creatively and act boldly, you can overcome any obstacle. Greg is proud to be from Fargo, North Dakota. After travelling around the world and taking in other places and ways of life, he returned home ready to stop observing and start taking action to change what the world thinks when they hear Fargo. As a leader in the startup community, Greg has been involved in many projects and events including TEDxFargo, 1 Million Cups, Startup Weekend, and Emerging Prairie. He often speaks about creative economic development, shining a spotlight on the best our cities have to offer, and innovative problem solving. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at https://www.ted.com/tedx
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Unit 6 - Community Development
 
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This video tutorial looks at community development and strategies to develop a community.
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Sustainable community development: from what's wrong to what's strong | Cormac Russell | TEDxExeter
 
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How can we help people to live a good life? Instead of trying to right what's wrong within a community Cormac argues we need to start with what's strong. We need to help people discover what gifts they have and to use those gifts to enrich those around them. -- At TEDxExeter 2016 our speakers encapsulated the idea of movement, that grappling with humanity’s toughest questions requires first a vision, a dream, and then action. Video Production Chromatrope (http://chromatrope.co.uk/) Production Manager Andy Robertson (http://www.youtube.com/familygamertv) Cormac Russell is Managing Director of Nurture Development, the leading Asset-Based Community Development (ABCD) organisation in Europe, and faculty member of the ABCD Institute at Northwestern University, Illinois. He works with local communities, NGOs and governments on asset-based community development and other strengths-based approaches, in four continents. Cormac served on the UK Government’s Expert Reference Group on Community Organising and Communities First during its term in 2011-12. His book “Asset Based Community Development (ABCD): Looking Back to Look Forward” was published in 2015. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx
Views: 125000 TEDx Talks
Integrated Development Planning Process
 
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Afesis-corpan has developed information, communication and educational material on Integrated Development Planning (IDP) which includes a DVD and a radio script. The purpose of this material is to enhance community understanding on the importance of participatory democracy and IDP in particular. The material also intends to encourage communities to participate in various local governance processes. Afesis-corplan holds the copyright under Creative Commons licence - with attribution - non commercial - no derivatives. Please contact us at [email protected] if you have any comments.
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Introduction to Community development programme (ANT)
 
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Subject:Anthropology Paper:Indian Anthropology
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SCDC_What is Community Capacity Building?
 
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This video describes what it means to support communities to achieve the changes they want to see.
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CDS Community Development Strategies -  COH Complete Communities Housing Study Release
 
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CDS has conducted a single-family housing study for each of the 5 Complete Communities under the purview of the City of Houston Housing and Community Development Department. The Planning and Development Department provided excellent cooperation and assistance. CDS is honored and proud to have conducted this study and look forward to continuing our work studying housing and other market research in the Houston region and beyond.
Community Development Strategies Qld
 
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Served provides Personal and Community Development services. Served Shed 3/ 547 Tarragindi Rd. Salisbury, Qld. 4107 Phone: 0457 311 118 [email protected] [email protected] Visit [email protected] http://www.served.so
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Leatid: Future Scenario Planning & Community Development
 
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Leatid Europe, the training arm of the JDC-ICCD, recently organized a 4-day future scenario workshop that enabled 17 Jewish professionals hailing from Romania's Jewish communities, a chance to come together to imagine alternative futures for Jewish life in their communities and beyond. http://www.jdc-iccd.org/new-detail.aspx?id=546
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Community Planning and Preparedness
 
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The key to a well-developed project as well as a competitive grant application is to have a firm foundation in community-based planning. Community planning and preparedness will enable you to easily move forward on projects and funding opportunities that align with your community's long-term goals. To help you reach community preparedness, this webinar will focus on community comprehensive planning and community project planning. JD Tovey, Planning Director for the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation, will provide information on how a community-based planning process can effectively be used in the area of comprehensive community plan development. Joe Fraser, Director of the Teacher Education Program Kaho'iwai, will discuss community-based planning strategies in the context of project development. We accept comments in the spirit of our comment policy: https://www.hhs.gov/web/socialmedia/policies/comment-policy.html
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Community Engagement: City of Canning (Australia)
 
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This video explains what engaging the community means at the city of Canning (Australia). Your Say Canning: http://yoursaycanning.com.au/. We want the City of Canning to be a fun, safe and liveable place. In order to make decisions about what that might be, we need to work together and listen to each other. When we do this well we call this effective community engagement. Let’s talk about just what that is... When a decision needs to be made about something that affects us, we often have different ideas about what that should be. We all have different wants and needs. One of our fundamental human needs is participation, which is to have a say in decisions that affect us. So what is community engagement anyway? Well, there are two really important parts to effective community engagement: speaking and listening. It is also not one person speaking and drowning out all other people’s voices. Great community engagement is a two way conversation. A dialogue with a variety of voices heard and expressed,. In effective community engagement you are not sure what the outcome might be when you go into it because the conversation will influence the outcome. It requires speaking, listening and understanding on all sides of the conversation. At the City of Canning, our vision is to become an engaging organisation that understands community values and priorities. We recognise the need to listen and work together to co-create sustainable solutions and a City that we are proud of. Public input into Council decision-making processes is key to good governance. It recognises the collective knowledge and capacity within the community to produce better outcomes. We want to hear from the community how we can improve or create a services, facilities and infrastructure. In setting the vision and direction for the City, we want to hear our community’s values and priorities now and into the future, as in the case of the Strategic Community Plan. We will also engage the community under Legislative requirements such as the Local Government Act, Planning and Development Act and Local Planning Scheme. To better engage our community, we have chosen five guiding principles that will keep us on the right track: • Inclusiveness and accessibility • Integrity • Communication and information • Evaluation and adaptability • Timeliness So now I'll tell you a little bit more about what we mean with each of these... 1. Inclusiveness and accessibility – we need to ensure people affected by, or who have an interest in a decision will have an opportunity to have a say. 2. Integrity – this means being open to diverse views and being honest about the level of engagement being used. For example, is the decision really open to being influenced through this conversation or are we really just providing information about a decision that has already been made? We also need to be open about how community input has influenced the final decision. 3. Communication and information – it is important to provide people with the information so they can fully participate and be clear about why and how they can be part of it. We need to make sure they are informed about the kind of constraints we have, for example financial costs or future predictions or situations such as climate change or fewer resources and growing demands upon the limited resources of our planet. 4. Evaluation and adaptability – we need to learn from our community engagement projects, from what really worked and what didn't. It's important that we document these and continually look for new ways to have a conversation with our community in a way that they want to participate. 5. Timeliness – we should allow enough time to plan and engage so that the conversation can actually have an impact on the decision when appropriate and engagement is done at the right time. For example not during school holidays, Christmas break or at a time when a decision has already been made. So these are principles that shall guide us in our community engagement. To find out more you can read our Community Engagement Strategy (which is what we want to achieve), our Policy (how we will achieve it), the Plan (a template to help prepare and do engagement) and our Guide (which is for when you need a little help). Visit Your Say Canning and begin the conversation http://yoursaycanning.com.au/.
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How we design and build a smart city and nation | Cheong Koon Hean | TEDxSingapore
 
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As population grows in the geographically restricted island nation of Singapore, there is a dire need for comfortable, sustainable and serene living spaces. Dr. Cheong Koon highlights how Housing and Development board of Singapore is using technology to build a sustainably smart city for a better future. As head of Housing and Development Board of Singapore, Cheong Koon Hean oversees the development and management of some 1 million public housing flats in 23 towns. She formulated a roadmap to develop better designed, more sustainable and community centric towns. The first woman to head the Urban Redevelopment Authority, she led the planning of the Marina Bay precinct, creating a signature skyline for Singapore and a vibrant live-work-play destination. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx
Views: 249880 TEDx Talks
Community Based Strategic Planning
 
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"Community Based Strategic Planning" will offer a framework for strategic planning that is inextricably rooted in the community served, whether that's a political subdivision, a college or university campus, a school district, or a corporation. Participants will gain hands on experience with tools they can use to create an effective, useful plan that uses library strengths to address authentic, rather than assumed, community needs and desires. The workshop will cover four vital steps in successful strategic planning: • Assessment. What does the library do well now? What services need more investment? Which services can be retired? • Community understanding. How do we develop a deep understanding of the way our community lives now? What are the best projections for the community’s future? • Bedrock beliefs. What are the library’s guiding principles? How do we negotiate principles, outcomes, and techniques to focus on what’s truly important? • Implementation. How do we apply library skills and expertise to the needs and desires in the community? How do we move from planning to reality? The goal of the workshop is to provide a simple framework that can be scaled and adapted for a variety of libraries, in communities large or small. And there's no law that says we can’t have some fun along the way!
Building a Community Engagement Strategy
 
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In this virtual coffee chat, Paul Schmitz, Collective Impact Forum senior advisor and CEO of Leading Inside Out, shares a series of new tools for planning community engagement to be more purposeful, equitable, transparent, and strategic so that community residents are true partners for achieving impact. This chat goes over the new Community Engagement toolkit, now available for free download on the Collective Impact Forum, as well as answers attendee questions related to their own community engagement work. This coffee chat was held on May 1, 2017.
How to Create an Effective Action Plan | Brian Tracy
 
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Everyone has goals, but some people seem to be more successful than others in achieving them. That’s because people who accomplish goals at a higher rate are those who have developed a personal action plan. In this video, I'll share my best strategic planning skills so that you can create your own action plan. http://bit.ly/2tJ0q4Y Goal setting and achievement can be a difficult process, but with the right action plan anything is possible! Click the link above if you want to gain clarity on exactly what you want to achieve in every area of your life in just 14 days. “Your problem is to bridge the gap between where you are now and the goals you intend to reach.” @BrianTracy (Click to tweet: http://ctt.ec/8hv42) ___________________ Learn more: Subscribe to my channel for free offers, tips and more! YouTube: http://ow.ly/ScHSb Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/BrianTracyPage Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/BrianTracy Google+: +BrianTracyOfficialPage Pinterest: http://www.pinterest.com/BrianTracy Instagram: @TheBrianTracy Blog: http://bit.ly/1rc4hlg personal action plan, time management, how to plan, planning, plan your day, setting goals, goal-setting, planning tips, daily planning,
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Community Development in Housing
 
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This is Lecture 27 of 40 for the massive open online course (MOOC) for the subject: 'Housing Policy and Planning', run by NPTEL under the government. In this lecture video, we will discuss the community development part of the housing, its importance and strategies to encourage the community development at the planning level, operational level, control level and design level.
Building Communities Strategic Planning
 
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Building Communities is an economic development strategic planning company that works with local communities to help them envision and enact their future.
A radical & successful approach to working with Indigenous communities | Denise Hagan | TEDxBrisbane
 
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Traditional western models for 'helping' Aboriginal communities don't work. By turning these models upside down in favour of building authentic relationships and on-the-ground community engagement, Denise Hagan and the Puuya Foundation are empowering a remote Aboriginal community in Cape York, Australia, and delivering successful, life-changing programs. Denise Hagan works at the complicated intersection where the very sincere desire to help remote Aboriginal communities held by governments, philanthropists and nonprofits alike, clashes with entrenched, misinformed and western-centric attitudes to engagement, empowerment, funding and solutions. Invited by the community elders to the remote Aboriginal town of Lockhart River in the far north of Cape York, Denise was meant to stay three months. She ended up staying five and a half years and is currently living in Lockhart River again. Denise came to develop a deep understanding of the multi-generational poverty and disadvantage faced by the community, the strength and determination of the people living there, and the cold hard fact that despite good intentions, the standard government procedures for programs and funding would not deliver the solutions needed. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at https://www.ted.com/tedx
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Rural Development- An Integrated Concept of Growth and Poverty Elimination
 
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This animation introduces the learner to various causes of Hardship to Rural people, and initiatives taken by the government as well as private organisations This is a product of Mexus Education Pvt. Ltd., an education innovations company based in Mumbai, India. http://www.mexuseducation.com, http://www.ikenstore.in
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Three Strategies for Effectively Integrating Water in Sustainable Community Development
 
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Craig Anthony (Tony) Arnold, JD In 2011, the Center for Environmental Policy and Management (CEPM) was selected by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as one of eight capacity building providers for Sustainable Community Grantees across the nation. CEPM will lead the Water Infrastructure Capacity Building Team The Water Infrastructure Capacity Building Team provides assistance on incorporating water infrastructure planning and investments into local and regional planning efforts. The team's technical assistance offerings will help communities create and implement complete land use development/re-development and transportation plans that take into account water infrastructure. This includes but is not limited to water conservation and protection, wetland preservation, stormwater and wastewater management, environmental justice and water, sustainable water utility financing, coordination with water utilities, and utility asset management. The University of Louisville Center for Environmental Policy and Management (CEPM) seeks to provide research and technical assistance to local, state, and tribal governments, businesses and non-profit organizations regarding sustainable environmental policy and program development and evaluation. The CEPM houses the UofL Environmental Finance Center serving EPA Region 4. The [email protected] is a member of the Environmental Finance Center Network (EFCN) which allows us to access environmental experts from across the country from 10 different academic institutions. For more information, please visit http://www.louisville.edu/cepm/
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CDBG Grant Lifecycle  Part 1 - Planning
 
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This video presentation guides viewers through the CDBG grant lifecycle from beginning to end, including discussions on how the Consolidated and Annual Action Plans help grantees develop goals and strategies for CDBG investment.
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PlanIt: Integrating Economic Development Strategies into Everyday Planning Webinar
 
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Economic development is a valuable component in setting the course for how your community will grow and thrive. Learn about a variety of economic development policies and tools that can be integrated into your community’s comprehensive plan including identification of opportunity sites for development and redevelopment, workforce housing plans, the development of a high performing zoning code, business retention and expansion programs, and many others. This webinar will explore the connections among these tools and the value of creatively integrating these strategies into everyday planning practice that will ultimately benefit your community’s economic growth and prosperity.
Strengthening Communities: Creative Communities - Design as a Community Development Strategy
 
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This video includes an overview of the University of Memphis' Strengthening Communities grant program's projects as well as featured events at the October 2010 conference.
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How to Build A Social Media Plan
 
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Building a social media plan is vital for every business to achieve success. In this webinar, you can expect practical tips in creating one social media strategy plan for your business! Download the presentation slides here: http://ow.ly/XPMJT Want to learn more about social media planning? Check out additional resources here: Social Media Strategy Guide: http://ow.ly/XP79c Social Media Templates - blog post: http://ow.ly/XP7cA Social Media Strategy Template: http://ow.ly/XP7f7 Not a Hootsuite user yet? Check out our plans here- http://ow.ly/XMDeU Hootsuite is the world’s most widely used social relationship platform for managing social media. Learn more here: www.hootsuite.com Social Networks Account: Twitter - @HootsuiteAPAC Instagram - @Hootsuite Facebook Page - @Hootsuite
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Integrated Community Development and Planning  Resident Engagement, Neighborhood As
 
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This webcast is currently available for viewing only and is NO LONGER APPLICABLE FOR AICP CM credits. Sponsored By: Mississippi Chapter Description: The webcast presents an integrated approach to community development and planning through resident engagement. Discussions explore various strategies to involve residents in assessing conditions that may promote or impede community wellness. Areas for evaluative discussion include housing quality and affordability, social concerns, economic opportunities, infrastructure and environmental issues. The session offers participants the following: (1) Ideas specific to creating strong community-based organizations through resident engagement; (2) Suggestions about effective ways to involve community residents in assessment activities; (3) A list of possible community conditions to evaluate, and (4) Instructions on teaching community members how to conduct assessments and document findings. The webcast speaks to how community stakeholders, working collaboratively with planners, can optimize outcomes by incorporating diverse approaches to community development.
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Rural Development
 
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Class - XI Indian Economic Development Chapter - Rural Development For more videos visit: http://myepathshala.com
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SWOT Analysis for Personal Development Planning
 
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The SWOT Analysis typically used for business is also great for writing a personal development plan. You can find more info on building self confidence at http://www.endlessconfidence.com
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7 principles for building better cities | Peter Calthorpe
 
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More than half of the world's population already lives in cities, and another 2.5 billion people are projected to move to urban areas by 2050. The way we build new cities will be at the heart of so much that matters, from climate change to economic vitality to our very well-being and sense of connectedness. Peter Calthorpe is already at work planning the cities of the future and advocating for community design that's focused on human interaction. He shares seven universal principles for solving sprawl and building smarter, more sustainable cities. Check out more TED Talks: http://www.ted.com The TED Talks channel features the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world's leading thinkers and doers give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes (or less). Look for talks on Technology, Entertainment and Design -- plus science, business, global issues, the arts and more. Follow TED on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/TEDTalks Like TED on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TED Subscribe to our channel: https://www.youtube.com/TED
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2018-2022 Strategic Plan: Community Engagement and Partnership Development
 
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2018-2022 Strategic Plan: Community Engagement and Partnership Development
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What is strategic planning?
 
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strategic planning for small business
A Guide to Nonprofit Strategic Planning
 
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https://bloomerang.co/resources/webinars/ Imagine how history might have changed if Martin Luther King, Jr. had said, "I have a strategic plan", instead of his famous words, "I have a dream". What are your organization's dreams for the future? On the practical side, are you worried about the future? What are the critical issues you face? Have you taken the time to think big and think real about where your organization will be in one year, three years, five years? Does your nonprofit have a shared vision and a roadmap for getting there? Participants will learn key elements in a successful strategic planning process: being inclusive and proactive in engaging stakeholders building consensus and "ownership" making data-driven decisions ensuring measurability and accountability being future-focused You'll also see how the process worked for one community college and how college stakeholders engage in reviewing, modifying, and updating the plan each year.
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Shaping the Future Together: Fairfax County's Strategic Plan
 
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Fairfax County Government is beginning a strategic planning process with the community to shape the future together – and we want to hear from and include all voices. What are your hopes for the future of our community? Aspirations? Challenges you see in living here? Top priorities? Take the short survey. Join a community conversation in person. More information at https://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/strategicplan Social Media Comments Policy and Disclaimer: http://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/news/socialmedia/ ★ FOLLOW FAIRFAX ★ http://Instagram.com/fairfaxcounty http://Facebook.com/fairfaxcounty http://Twitter.com/fairfaxcounty Fairfax Alerts: http://fairfaxcounty.gov/alerts Emergency Info. Blog: http://fairfaxcounty.gov/emergency/blog Fairfax County Radio: http://fairfaxcounty.gov/radio Podcasts: http://fairfaxcounty.gov/podcasts SoundCloud: http://soundcloud.com/fairfaxcounty Call us at 703-324-7329 (703-FAIRFAX) for general information, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday-Friday. For alternate accessible format or other issues, please contact [email protected], 703-324-3187, TTY 711
Apple CEO Tim Cook on Career Planning
 
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Apple CEO Tim Cook discusses the 25 year plan he developed while a student at Duke University's Fuqua School of Business and why you should veer away from such plans. Cook spoke as part of his class reunion at the school.(www.fuqua.duke.edu) --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- APPLE CEO AND FUQUA ALUM TIM COOK TALKS LEADERSHIP AT DUKE Tim Cook spoke to students and alums when he returned for his 25th reunion "Explore everything. Push the corners of your mind. Just get on this kind of continual learning roller coaster and see what happens." This was among the advice Apple CEO Tim Cook shared with students at Duke University's Fuqua School of Business on April 26th. Back on campus for his 25-year reunion, Cook took part in an hour-long dialogue with Fuqua Dean Bill Boulding and the students in a jam-packed Geneen Auditorium buzzing with excitement to hear from the leader of the world's most profitable company. The Apple CEO has embarked on a career far different than he had envisioned after graduating from Fuqua's Evening Executive MBA program in 1988. "For me the journey was not predictable at all. You have to find your own north star and stay with your north star." As 450 Daytime MBA students prepared to graduate, Cook advised the students to heed Abraham Lincoln's words of wisdom: "I will prepare and someday my chance will come." Cook shared the three keys to his leadership at Apple: people, strategy, and execution. "If you get those three right the world is a great place." Students were able to get a unique glimpse into Cook's motivation, inspiration and leadership role models. Raised in the south and a witness to racial injustice, Cook described his admiration for Robert Kennedy and Martin Luther King Junior's bravery in risking their lives to fight for what they believed in. He has just three photos in his office: two of Kennedy and one of King. Cook was asked when to follow strict principles of business theory and when to break the rules. His response stressed the importance of risks and learning from failure. "You should rarely follow the rules. What Fuqua teaches you so well is how to learn and how to collaborate. Write your own rules." This message resonated with first-year MBA student Shelby Hall. "I know this follows Steve Jobs' belief that Apple creates products which consumers didn't ever know existed," she said. "It was interesting to hear Tim Cook's perspective on how we should balance writing our own rules while applying the foundations of business taught here at Fuqua." Cook also spoke about some of his recollections from Fuqua. "The people made it an incredible experience. It was great for me to see how bright people approached solutions in different ways." First-year MBA student Juan Danzilo says Cook's willingness to share his experiences shows a deep commitment to Fuqua. "Tim Cook's presence reflects Fuqua's sense of community. His humility and eloquence is admirable. It certainly was a unique opportunity for MBA students to hear from such an inspirational leader."
#1 - Developing a Project Plan
 
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This is the first video in a suite of four - aimed at helping Australian rural, regional and remote community groups to submit and action compelling grant applications. These videos have been produced by FRRR and are part of the Creating Inspiring Rural Community Leadership and Engagement (CIRCLE) program.
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BALLE Webinar: Building Healthy Communities Through Local Economic Strategies
 
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*Originally held and recorded July 12, 2016* View and download webinarslides at: https://bealocalist.org/sites/default/files/future_of_health_is_local_webinar_slides.pdf Over the past several decades, studies have shown that up to 80% of human health is determined by social factors such as income, housing quality, and education, rather than just by the availability or quality of medical care. In response, health care policies are now being directed toward investments in prevention at the community level. As hospitals and other health care providers begin to understand their capacity to use more organizational assets to enhance human health and invest in their local communities, new strategic alliances are emerging. BALLE’s recently published field guide The Future of Health is Local, produced with support from Kaiser Permanente, illuminates the connections between local economic strategies and the social determinants of health. The field guide shows that the tools that work to build healthy local economies are the same as what is working to improve health in people and communities. The discussion will cover: • The value of strategic alignment between local stakeholders in the community development and health care sectors • Community benefit policies and emerging practices • Specific strategies to leverage local systems This webinar is designed for: • Healthcare investors • Community development agencies • Healthcare providers • Community-based organizations • Local business networks Speakers: Tyler Norris, VP Total Health Partnerships, Kaiser Permanente Yanique Redwood, President & CEO, Consumer Health Foundation Kimber Lanning, Executive Director, Local First Arizona Moderator: Michelle Long, Executive Director, BALLE
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What is PARTICIPATORY DEVELOPMENT? What does PARTICIPATORY DEVELOPMENT mean?
 
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What is PARTICIPATORY DEVELOPMENT? What does PARTICIPATORY DEVELOPMENT mean? PARTICIPATORY DEVELOPMENT meaning - PARTICIPATORY DEVELOPMENT definition - PARTICIPATORY DEVELOPMENT explanation. Source: Wikipedia.org article, adapted under https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/ license. Participatory development (PD) seeks to engage local populations in development projects. Participatory development has taken a variety of forms since it emerged in the 1970s, when it was introduced as an important part of the "basic needs approach" to development. Most manifestations of PD seek “to give the poor a part in initiatives designed for their benefit” in the hopes that development projects will be more sustainable and successful if local populations are engaged in the development process. PD has become an increasingly accepted method of development practice and is employed by a variety of organizations. It is often presented as an alternative to mainstream “top-down” development. There is some question about the proper definition of PD as it varies depending on the perspective applied. Two perspectives that can define PD are the "Social Movement Perspective" and the "Institutional Perspective": The "Social Movement Perspective" defines participation as the mobilization of people to eliminate unjust hierarchies of knowledge, power, and economic distribution. This perspective identifies the goal of participation as an empowering process for people to handle challenges and influence the direction of their own lives. Empowerment participation is when primary stakeholders are capable and willing to initiate the process and take part in the analysis. This leads to joint decision making about what should be achieved and how. While outsiders are equal partners in the development effort, the primary stakeholders are primus inter pares, i.e., they are equal partners with a significant say in decisions concerning their lives. Dialogue identifies and analyzes critical issues, and an exchange of knowledge and experiences leads to solutions. Ownership and control of the process rest in the hands of the primary stakeholders. The "Institutional Perspective" defines participation as the reach and inclusion of inputs by relevant groups in the design and implementation of a development project. The “Institutional Perspective” uses the inputs and opinions of relevant groups, or stakeholders in a community, as a tool to achieve a pre-established goal defined by someone external to the community involved. The development project, initiated by an activist external to the community involved, is a process by which problem issues in a community can be divided into stages, and this division facilitates assessment of when and to what degree a participatory approach is relevant. From an institutional perspective, there are four key stages of a development project: Research Stage, Design Stage, Implementation Stage, Evaluation Stage that are defined in later sections of this article. The institutional perspective can also be referred to as a "Project-Based Perspective". Advocates of PD emphasize a difference between participation as “an end in itself”, and participatory development as a “process of empowerment” for marginalized populations. This has also been described as the contrast between valuing participation for intrinsic rather than purely instrumental reasons. In the former manifestation, participants may be asked to give opinions without any assurance that these opinions will have an effect or may be informed of decisions after they have been made. In the latter form, proponents assert that PD tries to “foster and enhance people’s capability to have a role in their society’s development”. Participatory development employed in particular initiatives often involves the process of content creation. For example, UNESCO's Finding a Voice Project employs ICT for development initiatives. Local content creation and distribution contributes to the formation of local information networks. This is a bottom-up approach that involves extensive discussions, conversations, and decision-making with the target community. Community group members create content according to their capacities and interests. This process facilitates engagement with information and communication technology (ICT) with the goal of strengthening individual and social development. This participatory content creation is an important tool for poverty reduction strategies and creating a digitally inclusive knowledge society.
Views: 9107 The Audiopedia
Jeanne Kucey on CDFI loans to small businesses. With CU Strategic Planning
 
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Jeanne Kucey, President & CEO of JetStream Federal Credit Union talks about how CDFI grants enabled more lending to small businesses that weren't served by traditional lenders.
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Integrated Rural Development Project
 
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This is a documentary on our integrated Rural Development Program (IRDP)” named as “Ek Pahel Pariyojna “at Manger village of the district Faridabad in Haryana. The Project benefited hundreds of families in that village and hence contributed to the growth of the nation. We are very proud of the fact that in the last few years many women of Mangar became decision makers in the intervention area and the families supported their decision. Because this program was highly successful, we were fortunate enough to replicate the same module in three backward villages - Neemli, Palasli & Lapala of Tijara block, district Alwar Rajasthan. Sukarya wishes to replicate this model village concept in at least 30 villages of Rajasthan and Haryana for which we look up to benevolent sponsors and corporate houses to step forward with funding in order to achieve this goal. For more information about Sukarya and its work visit: Website - http://www.sukarya.org Facebook page - https://www.facebook.com/sukaryango
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Cambodia: - Village voices guide national strategy to provide life essentials
 
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In villages throughout Cambodia, local councilors and communities are telling officials how the government can better meet their basic needs, holding public meetings that are proving instrumental for government efforts to raise people's standards of living. These meetings are part of a six-year local governance support project sponsored by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the European Union (EU), finishing in 2011, which has organized forums in all eight regions of Cambodia, including its 23 provinces, the capital and more than 70 districts. "Strengthening local governance means, looking at the demand and supply sides of accountability mechanisms and improving the ability of officials to be more responsive to local residents' concerns," said Patrick Duong, coordinator of the UNDP/EU Cambodia project Strengthening Democratic and Decentralized Local Governance. "These forums offer citizens and local councilors a place to voice their concerns and services needs directly to local and government representatives, and have been essential to strengthening grassroots democracy and improving people's lives in Cambodia." In July 2010, villagers in the southwestern province of Preah Sihanouk made their way through torrential downpours to participate in a community planning meeting, where they brainstormed projects to provide and improve schools, roads, wells and latrines. "Whatever suggestions or concerns you have, or what kind of development projects you want to see coming to our neighborhood, please just raise your hand and speak freely," said local council chief Yoan Chhieng at the meeting of about 35 men and women. "As we are currently putting together a community development plan for 2011, we want to hear what the people have to say." In Mr. Chhieng's commune of O'Chrov, only about 10 percent of the 1,000 families have latrines. There is only one health centre, which also serves the neighboring commune, thus providing for a combined population of 2,000 families. He says involving villagers in the dialogue is essential to building trust and mutual understanding. Across Cambodia, community meetings like this are helping to decentralize decision-making and better identify what the real needs of local residents are. Based on their information and concerns, authorities can then draw up priorities and plans more effectively. That decentralization process thereby fosters a bottom-up approach to identifying development needs, which can then be addressed through top-down decisions by administrative districts, divided into communes and quarters (sangkat) that are then further divided into villages. Despite significant economic progress in the past decade, Cambodia relies heavily on external aid for development. People living in the countryside still lack access to basic necessities like roads, clean water, and sanitation. "Our needs concern us -- we cannot just leave it up to the commune chief," said Ms. Heng Vipheak, a 48-year-old resident of Ream village, in Ream commune, about 35 km from O'Chrov. "Sometimes he may have 10 ideas for developing the village, but we the people may have even more." The list of wants and expectations at community meetings is usually quite long. Local officials have to go through several steps before they are ready to present projects and bid for funding from the central government, development partners and nongovernmental organizations. Even before funding has been secured, however, fostering a strong relationship with local communities has been a crucial step in reforming local governance to implement those projects effectively. The Cambodian government's National Strategic Development Plan (2006-2010), and its update to that plan for the period of 2009 to 2013, acknowledge that decentralization of political power and de-concentration of administrative authority are prerequisites for poverty reduction. In 2003, Cambodia set national benchmarks with reference to the Millennium Development Goals, committing to halve levels of poverty and hunger by 2015, among other targets. UNDP has supported Cambodia's decentralization and de-concentration reforms since 1993, when it assisted with the repatriation, resettlement and reintegration of refugees from the camps on the border with Thailand.
Strategic Plan Interviews
 
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On Wednesday, October 10, 2007, Racine County Executive William McReynolds and Michael E. Batten, CEO, Twin Disc, Inc. and Chair, Racine County Workforce Development Board introduced approximately 100 community stakeholders from various sectors to a Community-wide Workforce Strategic Plan Initiative. Guests heard principles that will guide the plan and were introduced to facilitators retained to manage the process. The Racine County Workforce Development Board (RCWDB) convened community stakeholders to develop a ten year workforce development strategic plan for our community. The RCWDB formed a Strategic Planning Committee to guide the process. In creating the vision, the board focused on three priorities; Inner City unemployment/education, filling the future needs of existing employers, identifying the needs of new economic drivers. Watch a discussion of the strategy with the Journal Times Ediorial Board.
Community Development
 
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Three Relationships Australia SA community development professionals share their insights on community development principles and give advice to new professionals. Thank you to Diana O'Neill, Coordinator, Consumer Voice; Enaam Oudih, Pactice Manager,Peace Multicultural Services; and Deborah Lockwood, Manager Child and Youth Services. Please note that this video is closed captioned in English.
Community Development Training Series Part 3
 
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Evaluating programs is a necessary program activity that aims to establish and communicate the impact observed from investments made to provide social services. This training will provide an overview of program evaluation strategies and techniques through handouts, slides, and available resources to assist social service agencies to evaluate their own interventions and programs. Though the session will cover some basic elements of program evaluation, the majority of the time will be spent practicing some basic strategies to statistically test relationships that allow agencies to communicate the impact of their services. a. Phases, stages & models of program evaluation b. Developing process and outcomes questions c. Strategies for reporting demographics and statistical results to stakeholders d. Strategies for statistically testing relationships in program evaluation using EXCEL e. Using data to make policy and program decisions
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Planning for Sustainability: Supporting Community Based Reentry Programs
 
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Hosted by the National Reentry Resource Center, with funding support from the U.S. Department of Justice's Bureau of Justice Assistance This webinar discusses strategies and recommendations for sustaining reentry programs initiated by community-based organizations. With a particular focus on programs that incorporate mentors, presenters discuss how to consider sustainability throughout the program-development process beginning in the planning phase. Topics include leveraging multiple funding streams from public and private sources, asset mapping, and how to build an agency’s profile in the field and community. Presenters: Erik Vecere, Vice President of Program Support, National Fatherhood Initiative Paul Solomon, Executive Director, Sponsors, Inc. Moderator: Ronin A. Davis, Grantee Technical Assistance Manager, The Council of State Governments Justice Center
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