What is Carroll County United?

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What is Carroll County United?

  1. 1. CARROLL COUNTY<br />ASPIRATION<br />Working together to make <br />Carroll County a place where <br />all generations can <br />live, work and thrive.<br /> CarrollCountyUnited.org<br />
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  3. 3. What is the Aspiration?<br />A systems-based approach to achieving community outcomes.<br />Provides a means for all parts of the community tocollaborate and align their expertise and resources toward common goals and outcomes. <br />
  4. 4. Looks to the future<br />Identify community goals <br />Identify measures to track progress <br />Key actions/leverage points to move us from where we are today to where we want to be tomorrow. <br />Continuously track progress <br />Update actions or goals as needed<br />
  5. 5. ONE<br />FAMILY<br />Pat<br />Robin<br />Baby Alice<br />Zack<br />(& Fluffy)<br />
  6. 6. Jobs & Wages<br />51% of jobs are in retail, accommodations, & recreation (NH 29%)<br />Carroll County has the fewest livable wage jobs in NH.<br />More than 1 out of 2 jobs don’t pay a living wage for a 2 working parent, 2 child family<br />At minimum wage, both parents would have to work 63.5 hours per week<br />Prepared by Carroll County United<br />
  7. 7. Housing<br />42.8% of the homes in Carroll County are second homes<br />(2000- UNH Carsey Institute)<br />Prepared by Carroll County United<br />
  8. 8. Carroll County’s generations<br />High % of people over age 65<br />Low % of people under age 5<br />66% of adults 16 and older are in the labor force<br />(70 % - NH)<br />Prepared by Carroll County United<br />
  9. 9. Carroll County’s generations<br />The well-being of the generations is dependent upon one another.<br />Since Carroll County is aging ‘faster’ than most, now is the time to be proactive.<br />Today’s youth are tomorrow’s firemen, nurses and employees. We will depend upon them to carry the load in the future.<br />Prepared by Carroll County United<br />
  10. 10. Teams & Goals<br />Team 1<br />Childhood Readiness & Success (0-Gr. 3)<br />In Carroll County, all children are ready for Kindergarten and achieve at or above grade level by the end of third grade.<br />Team 2<br />Aligning Education to Careers (Gr. 4-12)<br />Working together throughout Carroll County to educate world-class citizens so that our young people and communities thrive.<br />Carroll County United<br />
  11. 11. Teams & Goals<br />Team 3<br />Individual & Family Economic Stability<br />Carroll County becomes one of the top three counties in NH by supporting the achievement of individual and family economic security.<br /> <br />Team 4 - Balancing Economic Development & Environmental Stewardship<br />Community members steward both a vibrant economy and our human and natural resources so that all generations thrive.<br /> <br /> Team 5<br />Carroll County leads NH in supporting its citizens to pursue and achieve balanced health.<br />Carroll County United<br />
  12. 12. Team 5<br />Health & Wellness<br />Carroll County leads NH in supporting its citizens to pursue and achieve balanced health.<br />Teams & Goals<br />Carroll County United<br />
  13. 13. Why is broad community involvement the key?<br />Broad input is essential to having a clear, shared goal.<br />No one sector has the solutions<br />No one group can achieve these results alone <br />Carroll County United<br />
  14. 14. What will YOUchoose to do . . .<br />YOU<br />Working together <br />to make Carroll County <br />a place where all generations <br />can live, work & thrive.<br /> . . . to help make this future REAL?<br />REAL<br />Aspiration<br />

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