Summit: 09South Haven, MichiganVision <br />Friday, November 6, 2009<br />Randy Parry, President<br />
Vision<br />What do we want to:<br />Look Like<br />Be Like<br />3-5-10 years from now<br />Transformation vs. Revitalizat...
Kids spark community understanding<br />Leadership from within<br />Strategic community plan<br />Grassroots<br />
Inclusiveness Interviews<br />Everyone Is A Resource<br />Task Force and Committee Meetings<br />Over 300<br />Research an...
Placed Based Learning<br />What is this place we call Home?<br />Researching Data<br />Analyzing the Data<br />Grassroots ...
Students and Community coming together<br />Large group meetings<br />Small home group meetings<br />Discussed shared visi...
<ul><li>Demonstrate that every person’s ideas are valued and every person is a resource
Demonstrate that local people can change the financial outlook of their community
Facilitate strategic thinking, form new alliances and identify  emerging leadership
Determine decisions on the basis of facts rather than opinion or personal interest
Demonstrate that local people can provide the leadership to implement their community’s strategic objectives</li></ul>The ...
Multi-Dimensional Solutions<br />Creation of a Long-Term Strategic Plan<br />Do away with “Silo Mentality” Leadership<br /...
Economic <br />Development<br />Housing<br />People & Organizations<br />(capacitybuilding)<br />The Plan<br />
<ul><li>Improving & Communicating Access to credit
   Supporting & Facilitating Renewable Energy Industry Development
   Supporting & Enhancing Systems of Business Recruitment, </li></ul>      Expansion & Retention<br /><ul><li>   Developin...
   Creating & Providing Access to Systems of Affordable Quality </li></ul>      Childcare<br /><ul><li>   Facilitating Dev...
   Developing & Building Rural Learning Center</li></ul>Economic DevelopmentInvesting In & Supporting The Local Economy<br />
Developing & Rehabilitating Housing<br />Low-Income Housing<br />Housing for Seniors & Individuals with Disabilities<br />...
People & Organizations Working Together<br />Increasing Investment in Miner County<br />Managing Strategic Leadership Chan...
Industrial Park<br />
Industrial Park<br />
Committee/Advisory Role to Leadership Decision Making<br />222% Increase in New Leaders since 2000<br />170% Increase in G...
TRANSFORMATION<br />NOT JUST <br />BETTER<br />BUT DIFFERENT<br />
Energy Maintenance Service<br />
Knight & Carver<br />
Economic <br />Development<br />Housing<br />People & Organizations<br />(capacitybuilding)<br />The Plan<br />
Miner County Development Corporation (MCDC) dba<br />Whispering Winds Assisted Living<br />
Miner Homes Inc.<br />Independent Living<br />
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Creating Community Vision

  1. 1. Summit: 09South Haven, MichiganVision <br />Friday, November 6, 2009<br />Randy Parry, President<br />
  2. 2. Vision<br />What do we want to:<br />Look Like<br />Be Like<br />3-5-10 years from now<br />Transformation vs. Revitalization<br />
  3. 3. Kids spark community understanding<br />Leadership from within<br />Strategic community plan<br />Grassroots<br />
  4. 4. Inclusiveness Interviews<br />Everyone Is A Resource<br />Task Force and Committee Meetings<br />Over 300<br />Research and Analysis<br />County and Surrounding Counties<br />Strategic Planning Team<br />Networking<br />Coordination<br />Cooperation<br />Collaboration<br />Implementation of Living Plan<br />People Who Know It Best Call This Place Home<br />Diverse and Inclusive Collaborative <br />Planning for the Future<br />
  5. 5. Placed Based Learning<br />What is this place we call Home?<br />Researching Data<br />Analyzing the Data<br />Grassroots Input <br />Creating the Strategic Plan<br />Communicating the Plan<br />Leaders Making Informed Decisions on Analysis<br />Telling the Stories<br />
  6. 6. Students and Community coming together<br />Large group meetings<br />Small home group meetings<br />Discussed shared vision of the community<br />Read relevant articles on community development<br />Problem solving <br />Identifying the problems<br />Defining the underlying causes<br />Selecting Solutions<br />Description of Community Vision Meetings<br />
  7. 7. <ul><li>Demonstrate that every person’s ideas are valued and every person is a resource
  8. 8. Demonstrate that local people can change the financial outlook of their community
  9. 9. Facilitate strategic thinking, form new alliances and identify emerging leadership
  10. 10. Determine decisions on the basis of facts rather than opinion or personal interest
  11. 11. Demonstrate that local people can provide the leadership to implement their community’s strategic objectives</li></ul>The Effects<br />
  12. 12. Multi-Dimensional Solutions<br />Creation of a Long-Term Strategic Plan<br />Do away with “Silo Mentality” Leadership<br />Broad-based Informed Decision Making<br />Develop Regional Collaborations<br />Invest & Support Local<br />Develop a New Economy--Economic Engines <br />Create Life-Cycle Housing<br />
  13. 13. Economic <br />Development<br />Housing<br />People & Organizations<br />(capacitybuilding)<br />The Plan<br />
  14. 14. <ul><li>Improving & Communicating Access to credit
  15. 15. Supporting & Facilitating Renewable Energy Industry Development
  16. 16. Supporting & Enhancing Systems of Business Recruitment, </li></ul> Expansion & Retention<br /><ul><li> Developing & Implementing Community Beautification Programs
  17. 17. Creating & Providing Access to Systems of Affordable Quality </li></ul> Childcare<br /><ul><li> Facilitating Development & Promotion of Local Tourism
  18. 18. Developing & Building Rural Learning Center</li></ul>Economic DevelopmentInvesting In & Supporting The Local Economy<br />
  19. 19. Developing & Rehabilitating Housing<br />Low-Income Housing<br />Housing for Seniors & Individuals with Disabilities<br />Housing<br />
  20. 20. People & Organizations Working Together<br />Increasing Investment in Miner County<br />Managing Strategic Leadership Change<br />Managing Strategic Organizational Change<br />
  21. 21. Industrial Park<br />
  22. 22. Industrial Park<br />
  23. 23. Committee/Advisory Role to Leadership Decision Making<br />222% Increase in New Leaders since 2000<br />170% Increase in Groups Working to Implement Plan<br />Intentional Leadership Development For Positive Systemic Change<br />
  24. 24. TRANSFORMATION<br />NOT JUST <br />BETTER<br />BUT DIFFERENT<br />
  25. 25. Energy Maintenance Service<br />
  26. 26. Knight & Carver<br />
  27. 27. Economic <br />Development<br />Housing<br />People & Organizations<br />(capacitybuilding)<br />The Plan<br />
  28. 28. Miner County Development Corporation (MCDC) dba<br />Whispering Winds Assisted Living<br />
  29. 29. Miner Homes Inc.<br />Independent Living<br />
  30. 30. Housing<br />Creating and maintaining affordable life-cycle housing through:<br /> housing construction and<br /> rehabilitation of property.<br />
  31. 31. Economic <br />Development<br />Housing<br />People & Organizations<br />(capacitybuilding)<br />The Plan<br />
  32. 32. Building Capacity<br />Communities that invest in themselves are successful<br />Financial Capital -- $$$<br />Human Capital -- education, health, attitudes <br />Environmental Capital -- natural resources<br />Social Capital -- relationships of trust and exchange<br />Courtesy of Daryl Hobbs<br />
  33. 33. <ul><li>Miner County Christian Alliance
  34. 34. Miner County Awareness & Assistance
  35. 35. Carthage Improvement Association
  36. 36. Miner County Historical Society
  37. 37. Miner County Art & Culture
  38. 38. Miner County Mentoring
  39. 39. Children’s Care Corner
  40. 40. Miner County Heritage Fund
  41. 41. CORELLL
  42. 42. Miner County Development Corporation
  43. 43. Rural Learning Center
  44. 44. Fedora Volunteer Firemen</li></ul>Formed Organizations<br />
  45. 45. Vision Statement<br />The Miner County Economy will<br />meet basic consumer needs<br />will be driven by attracting, involving, and retaining talented and progressive individuals. <br />We will create an attractive environment with amenities and a quality of life necessary to attract and retain talented, progressive individuals. <br />Organizations will collaborate<br />
  46. 46. We have seen the future…<br />
  47. 47. <ul><li>Value All People
  48. 48. Help Residents Improve Their “Hometown Economy”
  49. 49. Build Leadership, Strategic Thinking, and Alliances
  50. 50. Base Decisions on Facts
  51. 51. Be Sure Local People Lead
  52. 52. Use Grassroots Discussion to Create Commitment
  53. 53. Continually Foster Relationships and Resources
  54. 54. Seek Broad-Based, Informed and Dedicated Leadership
  55. 55. Commit to the Long-Term
  56. 56. Share the Stories</li></ul>Miner County Lessons Learned<br />MinerCoLessons.org<br />
  57. 57. Thank You!<br />Let us ReImagine Rural and become the Architects of Change<br />
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