CommunityMatters: Newport, VermontCommunity Workshop Postcard Commitments
Connecting Community, Activating Change On February 4, 2013 community members gathered at the Goodrich Memorial Library in...
I will do a better job communicating and documenting progress andchallenges on a continuum.
I will volunteer to organize a neighborhood group.
I will work with other like-minded people to head up anoutreach effort to inform my community about theimportance of our s...
I will look into the café commons idea for opendiscussion on Newport issues.
I will organize a citizen group to help with Prouty Beachand Gardner Park visions and improvements.
I will bring this information to CWS Group.
I will engage more citizens.
I will follow up with NCRC Board on ensuring Town Hallmeetings occur and stay in touch with City Manager.
I will be a steward and guide in the process ofcommunication with people I meet and interact within the Newport region. En...
I will work more on community involvement.
I will keep talking with peer groups about issues discussedtoday. Listen…openly. Engage…commit.
I will spread the word to my friends and peers the power ofvolunteering in growing our community. One step. One effort.Sma...
I will commit to continue finding the voices that are notbeing heard. (Ambassador) Thanks!
I will continue to become more active in communitydevelopment organizations.
I will take more of a place-based approach in my daily workwith Design, PC, garden, and work.
I will be more proactive in my recruitment of volunteers. Bemore intentional with the things in which I am involved.
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  1. 1. CommunityMatters: Newport, VermontCommunity Workshop Postcard Commitments
  2. 2. Connecting Community, Activating Change On February 4, 2013 community members gathered at the Goodrich Memorial Library in Newport, Vermont for a workshop convened by CommunityMatters and Newport City Renaissance Corporation. The day-long workshop focused on discussing concrete tools and ideas for strengthening Newport’s ability to solve problems, make decisions, and build a resilient city. These photos represent the commitments of attendees to take action following the workshop. CommunityMatters is a national partnership of seven organizations that share the belief that people have the power to solve their community’s problems and direct future growth and change. Learn more at communitymatters.org.
  3. 3. I will do a better job communicating and documenting progress andchallenges on a continuum.
  4. 4. I will volunteer to organize a neighborhood group.
  5. 5. I will work with other like-minded people to head up anoutreach effort to inform my community about theimportance of our schools.
  6. 6. I will look into the café commons idea for opendiscussion on Newport issues.
  7. 7. I will organize a citizen group to help with Prouty Beachand Gardner Park visions and improvements.
  8. 8. I will bring this information to CWS Group.
  9. 9. I will engage more citizens.
  10. 10. I will follow up with NCRC Board on ensuring Town Hallmeetings occur and stay in touch with City Manager.
  11. 11. I will be a steward and guide in the process ofcommunication with people I meet and interact within the Newport region. Engage!
  12. 12. I will work more on community involvement.
  13. 13. I will keep talking with peer groups about issues discussedtoday. Listen…openly. Engage…commit.
  14. 14. I will spread the word to my friends and peers the power ofvolunteering in growing our community. One step. One effort.Small steps for a great community.
  15. 15. I will commit to continue finding the voices that are notbeing heard. (Ambassador) Thanks!
  16. 16. I will continue to become more active in communitydevelopment organizations.
  17. 17. I will take more of a place-based approach in my daily workwith Design, PC, garden, and work.
  18. 18. I will be more proactive in my recruitment of volunteers. Bemore intentional with the things in which I am involved.

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