Transcript of "Planning 101 - Mission Statement to meet and contact planning"
PlanCheckNCEmpowerment through EducationPlanCheckNC is a unique grassroots networking of Neighborhood Councils to promote morestakeholder participation in planning and land use issues and make government more responsiveto local community needs. It is the purpose of PlanCheckNC to help Neighborhood Councils andtheir stakeholders to have the knowledge and tools to develop a vision reflective of the values ofneighborhood residents and to develop and implement a land use framework that enables allstakeholders to feel that they are a part of the community, supported and valued by the communityand safe in the community.PlanCheckNC works to implement this mission As the Oversight Committee for the Planning Pilot Program between the Planning Department and Neighborhood Councils, PlanCheckNC serves as an additional conduit for communications between the Neighborhood Councils and the Planning Department. Through Educational Programming PlanCheckNC acts as a resource clearing house and training arm for developing and implementing educational programs and training modules to provide the tools for stakeholders to implement their community vision, celebrating diversity with mutual respect, to take actions that both improve and enhance each community. PlanCheckNC Issues Forums support NCs in developing resource independence and fostering a sense of community by emphasizing cooperation, objective discussion, and synergistic sharing of information and resources.PlanCheckNC programs are on the second Saturday of the month at 10:00 am atThe Community Exchange, 114 W 5th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90013For additional information about PlanCheckNC visit our website at www.PlanCheckNCLA.com orcontact Maggi Fajnor, Chair maggi4F@gmail.com Challis Macpherson, Steering Committe email@example.com Sharon Commins, Steering Committee firstname.lastname@example.org Cindy Cleghorn, Communications & Outreach PlanCheckNCLA@gmail.com Russell Brown, Education Programs PlanCheckNCLA@gmail.comAlso sign up to receive automatic email updates on Planning and Land Use issues asposted to "IN THE NEWS" page of our website.2011june