Place Matters Cds Conference Presentation July 2009
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5
×
 

Place Matters Cds Conference Presentation July 2009

on

  • 975 views

Updated place matters presentation

Updated place matters presentation

Statistics

Views

Total Views
975
Views on SlideShare
975
Embed Views
0

Actions

Likes
0
Downloads
2
Comments
0

0 Embeds 0

No embeds

Accessibility

Upload Details

Uploaded via as Microsoft PowerPoint

Usage Rights

© All Rights Reserved

Report content

Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

Cancel
  • Full Name Full Name Comment goes here.
    Are you sure you want to
    Your message goes here
    Processing…
Post Comment
Edit your comment
  • Tip: Add your own speaker notes here.
  • Tip: Add your own speaker notes here.

Place Matters Cds Conference Presentation July 2009 Place Matters Cds Conference Presentation July 2009 Presentation Transcript

  • place matters Presented by the Community Building Institute Liz Blume, AICP & Beth Nagy, Ed.D.
    • The CBI team
    • Community planning & organizing
    • Public policy
    • Non-profit & government administration
    • Geographic Information Systems
    • Journalism
    • Social Work
    • Community relations
    Who We Are 7/27/2009
  • The CBI Approach Collaborative action: residents, institutions, agencies, and businesses Asset-Based  Community Development 7/27/2009
  • Asset-Based Community Development Jody Kretzman and John McKnight Asset Based Community Development Institute Northwestern University Focus on what’s working Comprehensive Resident-driven 7/27/2009
  • place matters is:
    • A place-based investment pilot
    • A Comprehensive Community Initiative in three neighborhoods; Avondale, Covington and Price Hill
    • A funders’ collaborative of major regional philanthropic and business investors;
    • An ongoing partnership between the funders’ and neighborhoods;
    7/27/2009
  • Comprehensive Community Initiatives (CCIs) are:
    • Strategy-level initiatives to bring about measurable community change;
    • Initiatives that bring together evidence-based human services and proven community development strategies in an integrated pattern of work;
    • Community change based on cooperation among resident-led civic groups, social service agencies, community development entities, faith-based organizations, schools, the police, and businesses and units of government active in the community.
    7/27/2009
  • place matters Neighborhoods
    • Avondale , Neighborhood in the Uptown area of Cincinnati long been majority African-American with many large institutions (universities, hospitals, Zoo);
    • Covington, Kentucky , historic Ohio River city, county seat of Kenton County, encompassing a variety of relatively small neighborhoods ranging from affluent to very low-income, that has lost population over the last few decades;
    • Price Hill , historic neighborhood undergoing rapid demographic change, with working class Catholic families (many of German stock) being replaced by African-Americans, Hispanics and Appalachians – comprised of distinct “sub-neighborhoods.”
    7/27/2009
  • place matters Investors
    • United Way
    • Greater Cincinnati Foundation
    • SC Ministry Foundation
    • Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC)
    • NeighborWorks America
    • PNC Bank
    • Chase Bank
    • US Bank
    7/27/2009
  • Community Capacity Building: the Five Levers of Change
    • 1. Ensure resident involvement
    • 2. Create collaboration among stakeholders
    • 3. Implement best practices; focus resources on what works
    • 4. Promote public policy change
    • 5. Create and support sustainable structures
    7/27/2009
  • Focusing on Organizational Capacity Building
      • Establish meaningful community partnerships
      • Leverage financial resources
      • Develop, coordinate and evaluate programs of scale
    7/27/2009
  • Community Partnerships
    • Strong Neighborhood Support Organizations
      • Conveners and facilitators
      • Center for Great Neighborhoods in Covington
      • Santa Maria and Price Hill Will in Price Hill
    • Collaborative Networks
      • Achieve multiple outcomes over time as issues and needs change
      • Youth and Housing Collaboratives in Price Hill
    • Organizational Partners
      • Optimize resources
      • City of Covington and Covington School District
    • Program Partners
      • Create and administer programs
      • Center for Closing the Health Gap and Every Child Succeeds
    7/27/2009
  • Financial Leveraging
    • $3 million
      • LISC investment in neighborhoods
    • $1.6 million
      • Outside investment (leveraged funds) in neighborhoods
    • $9.7 million
      • Total investment
    7/27/2009
  • Program Development
    • Price Hill
      • Comprehensive housing strategy
      • Early childhood and parent support networks
      • Prosperity center development
    • Covington
      • Neighborhood mini-grants program
      • Housing development (new construction)
      • Community schools
    • Avondale
      • Health initiative
      • Early childhood and youth support networks
      • Employment network
    7/27/2009
  • Key Measures to Track Neighborhood Impact
    • Housing
      • Foreclosures
      • Construction activity
      • Median home values
    • Youth Development
      • Kindergarten Readiness
      • Elementary Math & Reading Proficiency
      • School performance index
      • Community Learning Centers
    • Financial Stability
      • Median income
      • Economically Disadvantaged Children
      • EITC filings
    • Community Engagement
      • Partnerships
      • Resident involvement
      • Safety Statistics
    7/27/2009
  • How We Are Doing
    • Covington
      • Covington Police Department reports a 15% reduction in crime over a 5 year period
      • This includes a significant collaboration between the Police and the community and much more aggressive reporting of criminal activity
    • Avondale
      • KRA-L scores at Rockdale have improved from 13.9 in 2006 to 15.7 in 2008
    • Price Hill
      • The number of foreclosures has declined by 26% since 2006 while it continues to rise in many other neighborhoods (as reported by WIN)
      • KRA-L scores at Whittier/Rees E Price, Roberts increased over one full point
    7/27/2009
  • Lessons Learned
    • Alignment with regional initiatives makes local work more impactful
        • Community Impact Agenda, Strive, Vision 2015, Community Learning Centers/Community Schools, Agenda 360, Greater Cincinnati Workforce Network, UW Financial Stability Network, NSP Program
    • The collaborative work of Neighborhood Support Organizations is critical
    • Plan for meaningful and long-term evaluation
    • The significant value of embedded funders
    7/27/2009
  • Develop Your Community’s CCI
      • The goal of this activity is to provide you with a practical CCI approach to consider for your community. You develop the model, we provide the peer review and together we discuss the assets and challenges of this approach.
      • Volunteers needed…
    7/27/2009
  • Activity Framework
        • Describe your neighborhood (10-15 mins)
          • Demographics, physical environment, political atmosphere, community assets and achievements
        • Define the Vision (10-15 mins)
          • What do we want for our neighborhood?
        • Decide the Partners (10-15 mins)
          • Who needs to be a part of this process?
        • Formulate the Strategies (10-15 mins)
          • What is needed to move toward our vision?
        • Present your plans and discuss the strengths and challenges of a CCI approach in your neighborhood
    7/27/2009
  • Contact Us!
    • place matters
    • www.place-matters.org
    • The Community Building Institute (CBI)
    • www.xavier.edu/cbi
    • Liz Blume [email_address]
    • Beth Nagy [email_address]
    7/27/2009