Introduction to Clear Vision Eau Claire 2012

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Clear Vision Eau Claire is a county-wide initiative to develop a collaborative vision for Eau Claire. Our mission is to engage all citizens to reach a common goal and purpose.

Learn more about us at www.clearvisioneauclaire.org

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Introduction to Clear Vision Eau Claire 2012

  1. 1. Engaging Our Community for the Common Good
  2. 2. “Americans concerned about civic renewal anddemocracy are watching Eau Claire, which is alreadyregarded as a leader in constructive civic work. ClearVision Eau Claire is an impressive next step that will setthe standard for other American cities. ” Peter Levine Director of CIRCLE, Tufts University Boston, Massachusetts
  3. 3. A fundamental challenge long confronting Eau Claire and many US communities is the lack of political will to confront and address their most pressing fiscal, social and political issues. The current issues facing the Eau Claire area extend beyond the capabilities of any single organization or purpose.Fiscal Issues Social Issues Political Issues
  4. 4. Clear Vision was founded on principles based on the belief that active and meaningful citizen involvement in planning the future of our community will result in acommitment to make the desired, envisioned future a reality.
  5. 5. Clear Vision Eau Claire Successes
  6. 6. “Staff at The Community Table callsCommunity Day, Miracle Day! Guests notonly receive a meal but thanks to ClearVision they have had the opportunity tolearn about over forty communityresources available to them. Thanks toClear Vision for their work in making EauClaire a healthy, caring community.” Rachel Keniston, Executive Director at the Community Table
  7. 7. “I attended a Clear Vision meeting in2008. I heard a variety of local citizensdescribe their vision for our community with more free activities, more art, more connection to our downtown, collaboration with non-profits, private businesses, and our city.” Sherry Mohr Sculpture Tour Eau Claire Board
  8. 8. Some communitiesallow the future to happen to them
  9. 9. Others create it!
  10. 10. Now is the time for Eau Claire
  11. 11. Clear Vision is the opportunity! ClearVisionEauClaire @CVEauClaire

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