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Community division report april 2010 (1)


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Community division report april 2010 (1)

  1. 1. PresenTense Community Division Report April 2010
  2. 2. Results from PresenTense Community Survey: 5 Lessons Learned <ul><li>The PresenTense Community provides a community of peers </li></ul><ul><li>Individual Relationships are important </li></ul><ul><li>Importance of feeling part of the collective </li></ul>
  3. 3. Community Survey <ul><li>2) PresenTense provides professionally significant opportunities </li></ul><ul><li>Networking: Getting to know ideas and people important in one’s field </li></ul>
  4. 4. Community Survey <ul><li>3) PresenTense provides a unique and stimulating environment </li></ul><ul><li>Where volunteers are appreciated </li></ul><ul><li>Positive energy and good vibe </li></ul>
  5. 5. Community Survey <ul><li>4) PresenTense provides quality programming </li></ul><ul><li>Whether it’s an event or magazine process, PT provides impressive methodologies </li></ul><ul><li>All with a sense of a higher purpose </li></ul>
  6. 6. Community Survey <ul><li>5) PT provides different perspectives on topics that matter – those particular to our generation </li></ul><ul><li>New voices </li></ul><ul><li>Our generation’s approach to Judaism </li></ul>
  7. 7. Program Content: What we’re seeking to achieve <ul><li>To generate an ongoing conversation through the quarterly Magazine and online conversations </li></ul><ul><li>To facilitate connections between innovators in the same field and foster action through taskforce steering committees </li></ul><ul><li>To sustain city activities (target cities: New York, Chicago, Boston, and Tel Aviv) that relate to the magazine (brainstorming, launch parties, etc.) and are driven by the magazine steering committees </li></ul>
  8. 8. 1. Metric: City Stats : In how many cities is PT active? Projected: 5 Cities (New York, Chicago, Jerusalem, Boston, Tel Aviv) Actual: 4 Cities (New York, Chicago, Jerusalem, Tel Aviv) Planned vs. Actual Programming Projected: 10 events 6 Launch events 1 FutureTense 1 social event 2 Circles How many events take place? Actual: 8 events 2 launch events (NY, Jerusalem) 1 FutureTense (NY) 1 PT in NY event (NY) 2 Circles (Tel Aviv held 2) 2 Brainstorms (Chicago, NY)
  9. 9. Metric: Networking Stats: Goal: To launch 2 mentorship groups (New York and Jerusalem), of 10 mentors and mentees each To engage the 15 members of the Digital Committee in the production and launch of PT10, to continue to engage the 12 members of the Philanthropy Committee in networking opportunities <ul><li>Status: The mentorship program is currently under reevalutation. We currently are engaging a Steering Committee of 8 members for the Heroes issue, and are creating opportunities to continue operations of previous steering committees. </li></ul><ul><li>We are also creating a New York-based network for Jewish nonprofit professionals </li></ul>Planned vs. Actual Programming
  10. 10. Metric: Conversation Stats : How many people have been involved in PT Conversations, either in-print or online? How many people are following our conversations? <ul><li>PT11 is projected to engage 78 contributors including: </li></ul><ul><li>8 Steering Committee members </li></ul><ul><li>10 artists and PT photographers </li></ul><ul><li>21 writers with pitched ideas </li></ul><ul><li>18 editors </li></ul><ul><li>15 attendees of brainstorms (not otherwise contributing to the issue) </li></ul><ul><li>6 interviewees </li></ul>Planned vs. Actual Programming
  11. 11. Metric: Pioneering Planned vs. Actual Programming <ul><li>We have engaged: </li></ul><ul><li>2 fellows in Yazam events </li></ul><ul><li>5 past fellows plus all Boston fellows in magazine insert </li></ul><ul><li>2 fellows in Magazine production </li></ul><ul><li>2 fellows in PT in NY community </li></ul><ul><li>Need more of a focus on recruiting fellows and Yazam fund </li></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>Areas which need to be reexamined in expanding PT programming: </li></ul><ul><li>Demand for involvement - a need to reexamine the target market of PT programming, and to ensure that members of that target market are those who attend city programming </li></ul><ul><li>Interest in growing into leadership roles How to cultivate city leadership </li></ul><ul><li>Flow of participants from participants in events to becoming active in PT in other ways to participating again in the community </li></ul><ul><li>What tools and resources are we providing which are valuable to local innovators </li></ul><ul><li>Sustaining the infrastructure and programming remotely – challenges with Circles </li></ul>Challenges in City Operations
  13. 13. <ul><li>City: </li></ul><ul><li>To run Magazine Launch and Brainstorming events in 5 cities (New York, Chicago, Boston, Tel Aviv, Jerusalem) </li></ul><ul><li>Networking: </li></ul><ul><li>To engage the 8 members of the Heroes Committee in the production and launch of PT11, to continue to engage the 12 members of the Philanthropy Committee and 15 members of the Digital Committee in networking opportunities </li></ul><ul><li>To create SCs for different fields (Jewish nonprofit, environmental, etc.) </li></ul><ul><li>Conversation: </li></ul><ul><li>To engage 80 contributors in the Heroes issue </li></ul><ul><li>To engage 150 users in our online space as a result of the Heroes Issue </li></ul><ul><li>Pioneering: </li></ul><ul><li>To engage 10 past fellows in the Heroes Issue </li></ul><ul><li>To engage 10 past fellows in the Yazam Fund activities </li></ul><ul><li>To recruit 2 fellows to the Fellowship from the PT Community. </li></ul>Future Plans:
  14. 14. Budget <ul><li>Yazam Fund/ City Events: $1500 ($150 per event for 10 events) Last quarter: 2 events ($300) </li></ul>