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Gayle Ozanne's HCD 2011-12 End of Year Presentation on The Works CDC


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Gayle Ozanne's presentation on her year with The Works CDC in Memphis for the HCD Fellowship program. …

Gayle Ozanne's presentation on her year with The Works CDC in Memphis for the HCD Fellowship program.

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  • 1. The Works, Inc.2011-2012FellowshipSummaryBy: Gayle Ozanne Anthropology M.A. Candidate, May 2013
  • 2. Overview Overview: The Works. Inc. HCD Fellowship Objectives Placement Role Accomplishments Connection to Courses Conclusion
  • 3. Overview: The Works, Inc.  Our mission is to work to rebuild, restore and renew our community’s families, and the environments in which they live through housing, economic development, and social services.  Goals: 1. Increasing the availability of affordable housing. 2. Delivering programs and services related to affordable housing and neighborhood revitalization. 3. Providing the social services, advocacy, and support requisite for families’ holistic, healthful, socioeconomic success.
  • 4. Fellowship Objectives Develop an understanding of how anthropology applies to community development projects Explore the relationship between community development efforts and healthy communities Explore the role that improved food access can play in neighborhood health, economic development, and quality of life Hone business plan writing, research, and data analysis skills Improve networking and advocacy skills
  • 5. Placement Role Participation in ongoing South Memphis Farmers Market research, including instrument design, data collection, analysis, and dissemination Developing a business plan for the new South Memphis Farmer’s Market building Create a central online database and templates for correspondence Participation in South Memphis Farmers Market planning activities Assisting with grant writing related to programming and funding for the South Memphis Farmers Market
  • 6. Accomplishments Fall 2011 • South Memphis Farmers Market (SMFM) instrument design, data collection and analysis • Directory of services available in the South Memphis Community • Research for SMFM permanent structure business plan Spring 2012 • Assist in grant writing related to food access and training in the South Memphis community • Continued developing a business plan for SMFM and best practices research • Create a central online database and templates for SMFM and South Memphis Revitalization Action Plan (SoMe RAP) correspondence
  • 7. Connection to Courses Data Analysis • Survey data results Medical Anthropology • Relationship between access and health Research Methods • Survey design, interviewing, participant observation
  • 8. Special Thanks To…Agency Supervisor: Curtis Thomas, Deputy Executive Director, The Works, Inc.Faculty Mentors: Dr. Lambert-Pennington, Anthropology (Fall ’11) Dr. Hicks, Anthropology (Spring ‘12)