Community-Based Food Policy Development and Implementation in Oakland, CA<br />Food Policy From Neighborhood to Nation<br ...
Welcome and Introductions<br />
Sabrina Wu, HOPE Collaborative<br />sabrina@hopecollaborative.net<br />Alethea Harper, Oakland Food Policy Council<br />al...
Welcome and Introductions<br />Review agenda<br />Icebreaker<br />Community Action Model<br />Community-Based Planning<br ...
Icebreaker<br />1 challenge you face in community engagement <br />
Community Action Model<br />HOPE Collaborative<br />
Creating change by building community capacity<br />Asset based - focuses on the strengths or capacity of a community to c...
Train Participants<br />Define, Design, and Do a Community Diagnosis<br />Analyze Results and Prepare Findings<br />Select...
Community Ownership in Food Policy Council Development<br />Oakland Food Policy Council<br />
Formation of the Oakland Food Policy Council<br />Mission: Establish an equitable and sustainable food system in Oakland, ...
OFPC Membership<br />From every food system sector<br />From many “working communities”<br />Business<br />Labor<br />Comm...
OFPC Work Groups<br />Primary  (Content Areas)<br />Neighborhood<br />City<br />Regional<br />Public-Private Partnerships<...
Choosing Priorities<br />Steeped in both quantitative data and community process<br />
Choosing Priorities<br />
OFPC Listening Sessions<br />Designed to “check in” with the Oakland community on our draft priorities and recommendations...
Sample Listening Session Discussion Questions<br />Do you have community gardens in your neighborhood? <br />Do you have a...
Sample Listening Session Discussion Questions<br />Are the food trucks, produce trucks, and taco carts in your neighborhoo...
Voting on Priorities<br />
Community Engagement in Policy Implementation<br />HOPE Collaborative and Oakland Food Policy Council<br />
HOPE Collaborative<br />Mission<br />HOPE’s mission is to create community driven and sustainable environmental change tha...
Orientation, Intake, and Self-Assessment<br /> Training and Identifying Work Area <br />Post-Assessment and On-going Devel...
Forming Partnerships<br />Develop and advance a food policy agenda that supports both parties’ common goals<br />Increase ...
Training and skill development opportunities for community members to build knowledge and skills<br />Provide stipends or ...
Handle policy work around common policy priorities<br />Provide opportunities for community members to participate in food...
Training and Leadership Development<br />Introduction to Food Systems<br />Intro to Local Government<br />Advocating for L...
What is the GOAL of the policy?<br />Who makes DECISIONS on the issue?<br />Who can INFLUENCE the decision?<br />What LEVE...
Questions & Answers<br />
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  1. 1. Community-Based Food Policy Development and Implementation in Oakland, CA<br />Food Policy From Neighborhood to Nation<br />May 20, 2011<br />Portland, OR<br />From the Ground Up<br />
  2. 2. Welcome and Introductions<br />
  3. 3. Sabrina Wu, HOPE Collaborative<br />sabrina@hopecollaborative.net<br />Alethea Harper, Oakland Food Policy Council<br />alethea@oaklandfood.org<br />Virginia Hall, HOPE Collaborative <br />vkabst@yahoo.com<br />Presenters<br />
  4. 4. Welcome and Introductions<br />Review agenda<br />Icebreaker<br />Community Action Model<br />Community-Based Planning<br />Community ownership in food policy development<br />Community engagement in policy implementation<br />Q&A<br />Closing & Evaluations<br />Session Overview<br />
  5. 5. Icebreaker<br />1 challenge you face in community engagement <br />
  6. 6. Community Action Model<br />HOPE Collaborative<br />
  7. 7. Creating change by building community capacity<br />Asset based - focuses on the strengths or capacity of a community to create changes from within<br />Focus on environmental change to address economic and environmental inequalities<br />Community Action Model<br />
  8. 8. Train Participants<br />Define, Design, and Do a Community Diagnosis<br />Analyze Results and Prepare Findings<br />Select, Plan and Implement the Action and/or Activity<br />Enforce and Maintain the Action<br />Community Action Model<br />
  9. 9. Community Ownership in Food Policy Council Development<br />Oakland Food Policy Council<br />
  10. 10. Formation of the Oakland Food Policy Council<br />Mission: Establish an equitable and sustainable food system in Oakland, CA<br />Goals:<br />Healthy food<br />Healthy local economy<br />Healthy environment<br />Healthy choices<br />
  11. 11. OFPC Membership<br />From every food system sector<br />From many “working communities”<br />Business<br />Labor<br />Community orgs<br />Residents<br />Health<br />Education<br />Local governance<br />
  12. 12. OFPC Work Groups<br />Primary (Content Areas)<br />Neighborhood<br />City<br />Regional<br />Public-Private Partnerships<br />Supporting<br />Outreach + Recruitment<br />Fundraising + Financing<br />Data Management + Research<br />
  13. 13. Choosing Priorities<br />Steeped in both quantitative data and community process<br />
  14. 14. Choosing Priorities<br />
  15. 15. OFPC Listening Sessions<br />Designed to “check in” with the Oakland community on our draft priorities and recommendations<br />Photo: OaklandLocal<br />
  16. 16. Sample Listening Session Discussion Questions<br />Do you have community gardens in your neighborhood? <br />Do you have all the fresh fruits, vegetables, meat, and milk/dairy that you want for you and your family available in your neighborhood?<br />Have you heard of “GMO” in the food supply?<br />Photo: OaklandLocal<br />
  17. 17. Sample Listening Session Discussion Questions<br />Are the food trucks, produce trucks, and taco carts in your neighborhood a good source of food?<br />Do you, or a friend or neighbor, want to open a business selling food? Would you need help with funds to do this?<br />Photo: OaklandLocal<br />
  18. 18. Voting on Priorities<br />
  19. 19. Community Engagement in Policy Implementation<br />HOPE Collaborative and Oakland Food Policy Council<br />
  20. 20. HOPE Collaborative<br />Mission<br />HOPE’s mission is to create community driven and sustainable environmental change that will significantly improve the health and wellness of Oakland’s flatland residents most impacted by social inequities<br />
  21. 21. Orientation, Intake, and Self-Assessment<br /> Training and Identifying Work Area <br />Post-Assessment and On-going Development <br />Engaging the Community<br />
  22. 22. Forming Partnerships<br />Develop and advance a food policy agenda that supports both parties’ common goals<br />Increase collective impact through the strengths and opportunities both parties bring<br />Can be formalized in an MOU<br />
  23. 23. Training and skill development opportunities for community members to build knowledge and skills<br />Provide stipends or other resources to community residents <br />Outreach to community members about FPC’s meetings and events<br />Coordinate listening, reportback or other sessions in the community <br />Representative may serve on FPC to reinforce lines of communication<br />Role of Community Engagement Partner<br />
  24. 24. Handle policy work around common policy priorities<br />Provide opportunities for community members to participate in food policy advocacy<br />Food Policy Council representative participates in the community organization’s work<br />Role of Food Policy Council<br />
  25. 25. Training and Leadership Development<br />Introduction to Food Systems<br />Intro to Local Government<br />Advocating for Local Food Policies<br />Leadership Institute <br />
  26. 26. What is the GOAL of the policy?<br />Who makes DECISIONS on the issue?<br />Who can INFLUENCE the decision?<br />What LEVERAGE might you have?<br />Who might your SUPPORTERS be?<br />Who might be in OPPOSITION?<br />What FINANCIAL COMMITMENT would be required, if any?<br />What are some SPECIFIC NEXT STEPS to take?<br />Activity: Developing an Advocacy Plan<br />
  27. 27. Questions & Answers<br />
  28. 28. Thank you! <br />Please fill out an evaluation form before you leave.<br />

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