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WCCC Summit Power Point 10-23-07


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WCCC Summit Power Point 10-23-07

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WCCC Summit Power Point 10-23-07

  1. 1. October 23, 2007 “ We are stronger when we work together.” The Watsonville Community Connections Collaborative Presents: Community Connections II: Strengthening Services for Families in Watsonville
  2. 2. Platinum Sponsors <ul><li>S.H. Cowell Foundation </li></ul><ul><li>The Community Foundation of Santa Cruz County </li></ul><ul><li>Cruzio Internet </li></ul><ul><li>City of Watsonville </li></ul><ul><li>Pajaro Valley Unified School District </li></ul>
  3. 3. Gold Sponsors <ul><li>La Manzana Community Resources </li></ul><ul><li>Cabrillo College – Watsonville Digital Bridge Academy </li></ul><ul><li>Slaughter Consulting </li></ul>
  4. 4. Silver Sponsors <ul><li>First 5 Santa Cruz County </li></ul><ul><li>Mid-Peninsula Housing Coalition </li></ul><ul><li>June Padilla Ponce & Rogelio Ponce </li></ul>
  5. 5. WCCC Mission <ul><li>To create a vibrant, economically viable community where differences are embraced and members are self-sufficient and thriving. </li></ul>
  6. 6. WCCC Members <ul><li>Cabrillo College – Watsonville Digital Bridge </li></ul><ul><li>Academy </li></ul><ul><li>Mid-Peninsula Housing Coalition </li></ul><ul><li>California Rural Legal Assistance </li></ul><ul><li>Pajaro Valley Shelter </li></ul><ul><li>City of Watsonville, Parks & Community Services </li></ul><ul><li>Pajaro Valley Unified School District </li></ul><ul><li>El P ájaro CDC </li></ul><ul><li>Santa Cruz Community Credit Union </li></ul><ul><li>First 5 Santa Cruz County </li></ul><ul><li>South County Housing </li></ul><ul><li>Go Kids, Inc. </li></ul><ul><li>Watsonville Law Center </li></ul><ul><li>Hospice Caring Project </li></ul><ul><li>Women’s Crisis Support ~ Defensa de Mujeres </li></ul><ul><li>La Manzana Community Resources </li></ul>
  7. 7. WCCC Accomplishments <ul><li>WCCC web site </li></ul><ul><li>Helped facilitate “merger” between HelpSCC and Community Information Database </li></ul><ul><li>WCCC Blog </li></ul><ul><li>Community Calendar </li></ul><ul><li>Service Map </li></ul><ul><li>Resource Fair </li></ul><ul><li>Education on indigenous Oaxacan communities </li></ul>
  8. 8. Summit Agenda <ul><li>Welcoming Remarks and Review of WCCC Accomplishments </li></ul><ul><li>Keynote Speaker: Diego Navarro </li></ul><ul><li>Break </li></ul><ul><li>Small-Group Discussions </li></ul><ul><li>Call to Action </li></ul><ul><li>Closing Remarks and Evaluation </li></ul>
  9. 9. Watsonville Community Connections Collaborative <ul><li>We are stronger when we work together. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Creating Paradigm Shifts <ul><li>Event </li></ul>+ Response = Outcome
  11. 11. Creating Paradigm Shifts <ul><li>+ Response </li></ul><ul><li>+ Provide </li></ul><ul><ul><li>services, in silos, “the way it’s always been done” </li></ul></ul>= Outcome = ?? Challenge <ul><ul><li>Common problems, needs of families </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. Creating Paradigm Shifts <ul><li>The Outcome we want : individuals and families in Watsonville are thriving in all areas of their lives </li></ul><ul><li>The Outcome we get : individuals and families slipping through the cracks, agencies competing for resources, treating symptoms of Challenges vs causes, barriers to accessing services… </li></ul>
  13. 13. Creating Paradigm Shifts Challenge Response Outcome
  14. 14. Creating Paradigm Shifts <ul><li>Challenge </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Problems, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>needs </li></ul></ul><ul><li>+ Response </li></ul><ul><li>+ ?? </li></ul><ul><li>= Outcome </li></ul><ul><li>= Individuals & </li></ul><ul><ul><li>families in Watsonville are thriving </li></ul></ul>
  15. 15. Small Group Discussions <ul><li>Answer these questions about the Challenge assigned to your group: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>How does “the system” of organizations in Watsonville currently Respond to this Challenge? </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Do you think “the system’s” Response is effective at solving this Challenge? Or does it contribute to the Challenge reoccurring? </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>List at least three ways “the system” can Respond differently so that individuals and families in Watsonville are thriving. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Choose the Response that you think is most important for the WCCC to focus on in the coming year and circle it. </li></ul></ul></ul>
  16. 16. Call to Action <ul><li>Hear small groups’ new Responses. </li></ul><ul><li>Select top two priorities. </li></ul><ul><li>Form Action Groups. </li></ul>
  17. 17. Next Steps <ul><li>WCCC discuss and clarify priorities further </li></ul><ul><li>Convene Action Groups </li></ul><ul><li>Develop action plans </li></ul><ul><li>Implement action plans </li></ul><ul><li>Monthly WCCC meetings </li></ul>
  18. 18. <ul><li>Thank You! </li></ul><ul><li>Please remember to turn in your Evaluation Form and Interest Card before you leave. </li></ul>