Community and Relationship Mapping to focus Community Engagement
Welcome and IntroductionsNCO Staff: Erika Monroe-Kane Community Engagement Manager firstname.lastname@example.org Barrett Dowell Technology & Data Manager email@example.comParticipants: Please introduce yourselves: name, station, responsibilities related to community engagement
Thinking About Your CommunityConsider factors such as:• People & Population Groups– socioeconomics and demographics, health status and risk profiles, cultural and ethnic characteristics• Location – geographic and neighborhood boundaries• Connections – affiliations, partnerships, shared interests, values, motivating forces• Stakeholders & Leaders – formal and informal leaders, community authorities, influentials and those most likely to be touched
Building Your Database• Identify your assets: Who do you know? – strong advocates or champions, existing connections, partners, alliances or relationships• Identify opportunities: Who should you know? – potential partners, connected organizations, existing networks, movers & shakers, organizations of strength or authenticity• Identify Networks: Where are the resources? – How can you get more bang for your buck, better build your lists?
Mapping Resources (Delicious)For a listing of resources and tools used for this presentation visit:http://delicious.com/ncoengage/map
Before and After• Excel spreadsheet – organizations and street addresses• Loaded Google Earth Map – showing organizations, connections and opportunities
Step by Step• Google Earth• Applying it to Communities• Making Your Own Map