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Creating Space for Strength - Interim final report (April 25, 2013)
Creating Space for Strength - Interim final report (April 25, 2013)
Creating Space for Strength - Interim final report (April 25, 2013)
Creating Space for Strength - Interim final report (April 25, 2013)
Creating Space for Strength - Interim final report (April 25, 2013)
Creating Space for Strength - Interim final report (April 25, 2013)
Creating Space for Strength - Interim final report (April 25, 2013)
Creating Space for Strength - Interim final report (April 25, 2013)
Creating Space for Strength - Interim final report (April 25, 2013)
Creating Space for Strength - Interim final report (April 25, 2013)
Creating Space for Strength - Interim final report (April 25, 2013)
Creating Space for Strength - Interim final report (April 25, 2013)
Creating Space for Strength - Interim final report (April 25, 2013)
Creating Space for Strength - Interim final report (April 25, 2013)
Creating Space for Strength - Interim final report (April 25, 2013)
Creating Space for Strength - Interim final report (April 25, 2013)
Creating Space for Strength - Interim final report (April 25, 2013)
Creating Space for Strength - Interim final report (April 25, 2013)
Creating Space for Strength - Interim final report (April 25, 2013)
Creating Space for Strength - Interim final report (April 25, 2013)
Creating Space for Strength - Interim final report (April 25, 2013)
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Creating Space for Strength - Interim final report (April 25, 2013)

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Interim final report for Creating Space for Strength: An Asset-Based Community Development (ABCD) and Research Project for Calgary's North Central Communities

Interim final report for Creating Space for Strength: An Asset-Based Community Development (ABCD) and Research Project for Calgary's North Central Communities

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  • 1. Creating Space for Strength: An Asset-Based CommunityDevelopment and Research Project Focused onCalgary’s North Central Communities25 April 2013Creating Space for Strength - Eaton International Consulting Inc.
  • 2.   Asset-Based Community Development (ABCD)◦  Strength-based◦  Appreciative Enquiry  Participatory Action Research (PAR)◦  Steering Committee involvement  Community Consultation  Youth ConsultationCreating Space for Strength - Eaton International Consulting Inc.
  • 3.   Demographic Report  Interviews’ Report  Survey of Spaces and Services  Seniors’ Consultation Report  Community Consultation Report  Models Report  Youth Consultation  Online Survey (extra)  Action Plan  Final ReportCreating Space for Strength - Eaton International Consulting Inc.
  • 4. Creating Space for Strength - Eaton International Consulting Inc.  Demographic information  Survey of Spaces and Services  Information on possible models formulti-purpose spaces/places
  • 5. Creating Space for Strength - Eaton International Consulting Inc.  Information from interviews, consultationsand informal online survey  Collected information on assets; challenges;ideas for improvement
  • 6.   27 Interviews  December 2012 – January 2013  Good representation of communities  More women than men (67-33)  Good visible minority (72-28)  More highly educated  More married  All owners; no renters  Fewer 45-54 age rangeCreating Space for Strength - Eaton International Consulting Inc.
  • 7.   Seniors’ consult - Tuesday, January 22, 2013◦  ~17 seniors  Community Consultation – Thursday,February 21, 2013◦  ~ 36 participants  Youth consultation – Saturday, April 20, 2013◦  ~ 33 youthCreating Space for Strength - Eaton International Consulting Inc.
  • 8.   Created by Darren Way, President of MacSand CA  Same four questions on Survey Monkey  Over 100 responses:◦  16 Coventry Hills◦  1 Country Hills◦  7 Creekside/Evanston◦  2 Harvest Hills◦  44 Hidden Valley◦  16 MacEwan Glen◦  4 Panorama Hills◦  14 Sandstone ValleyCreating Space for Strength - Eaton International Consulting Inc.
  • 9. Creating Space for Strength - Eaton International Consulting Inc.Priority  CommunityAssociationAchievements Citizen-ledAchievements Services/Programs  Working well  AvailableSpaces Three BestThings What MakesCommunityVibrant    Assets  Assets  Assets  Assets  Assets  Assets  Assets First   Newsletter  Lobbying forschools CA events/programs CACommunications CardelPlace Safety;Security;Low crime People Second  SportsPrograms Ice rink renos  Cardel Place  Safecommunities PanoramaE-Centre Amenities  Sense ofconnection  Third  Communitygarden Lobbying fortrafficsolutions CA sportsprograms  Commercialamenities Churches  TrafficAccessibility Activitiesand events 
  • 10. Creating Space for Strength - Eaton International Consulting Inc.Not priorityrated Q1: What is goodand strong in ourcommunity? Q2: What could bebetter? Q3: What do we wantto see happen in fiveyears? Q4: How do we getthere? Questionnaire -Top Priorities    Assets  Improvements  Goals  Actions  Priorities    NHCA  Affordableprogramming Prioritizing goals  Lobby politicians  Space for seniorsto meet    Commercialamenities Meeting space forseniors Increase affordableprogramming forseniors Advocate for moreaffordable seniors’programs Diagnostic/Emergency Healthservices    Natural spaces  Improved publictransportation Improved publictransit Advocate forimproved publictransit Communitygathering space    Quality of Life  Medical services  Increasedparticipation andcommunityengagement Directory ofhandymen andvolunteers to helpwith odd jobs         Seniors’ housingand LTC Improved medicalservices               Help with odd jobsaround the house      
  • 11. Creating Space for Strength - Eaton International Consulting Inc.Area ofConcern Q1: What isgood andstrong in ourcommunity? Q2: What couldbe better? Q3: What do wewant to see happenin five years? Q4: How do weget there? Questionnaire    Assets  Improvements  Goals  Actions  Priorities #1  CommunitySpirit Traffic/Transit  Sports/Recreation/Leisure Communication/Engagement Communitygathering space #2  CommunityServices Social Services/health care Health care/Social services Funding  Emergency healthservices #3  TransportationInfrastructure Outdoor Spaces  TransportationInfrastructure CommunityAdvocacy andLeadership Recreation services 
  • 12.   TBD – Report back on May 25, 2013Creating Space for Strength - Eaton International Consulting Inc.
  • 13.   Raw data received; not analyzed yet as notpart of contract deliverables  Decision point: To be analyzed? By whom?Creating Space for Strength - Eaton International Consulting Inc.
  • 14.   Community Spirit  Strong Community Associations (greatnewsletters and sports programs)  Traffic Access (Easy access to majorthoroughfares)  Commercial amenities (retail and restaurantsclose by).  Feeling safe and secure.  Green spaces and walking paths.Creating Space for Strength - Eaton International Consulting Inc.
  • 15.   Cardel Place  Panorama E-Centre  Churches  SchoolsCreating Space for Strength - Eaton International Consulting Inc.
  • 16.   Traffic/Transit  Social Services/Health care  Outdoor Spaces  Affordable programming  Meeting spaceCreating Space for Strength - Eaton International Consulting Inc.
  • 17.   Sports/Recreation/Leisure  Health Care/Social Services  Transportation Infrastructure  Increased participation and communityengagement  Prioritizing goalsCreating Space for Strength - Eaton International Consulting Inc.
  • 18.   Communication/Engagement  Funding  Community Advocacy and Leadership  Lobby Politicians and AdvocateCreating Space for Strength - Eaton International Consulting Inc.
  • 19.   Community Gathering Space (with space forseniors)  Emergency Health Services  Recreation ServicesCreating Space for Strength - Eaton International Consulting Inc.
  • 20.   People  Sense of Connection  Activities and EventsCreating Space for Strength - Eaton International Consulting Inc.
  • 21.   Action Plan  Final Report – communications document  Dissemination to community  Call to Action – community event?  Implement Next StepsCreating Space for Strength - Eaton International Consulting Inc.

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