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mbeck mbeck
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Welcome to the Community Engagement Discussion Forum. #21

Welcome to the Community Engagement Discussion Forum.

Here you can post and discuss topics related to Community Engagement.

Community Goals:

Goal #6: The West End has a communication system in place to reach all residents in the neighborhood.

Goal #7: There are community-led, regular, sustainable events that bring the entire neighborhood together.

Goal #8: There are a variety of arts, culture, and agriculture activities and groups in the West End for everyone.

Partners:

  • Seven Hills Neighborhood Houses
  • Neighborhood youth
  • Neighborhood churches
  • Local schools
  • West End Community Council
  • Local businesses
  • OneTouchPoint
  • Robin Imaging
  • West End Faith Alliance
  • The WIZ
  • U.S. Post Office
  • Nehemiah Manufacturing Company
  • Kaiser Foods
  • Wegman Company
  • Cincinnati Public Radio and Television
  • Lindner YMCA
  • Lincoln Recreation Center
  • Avondale Youth Council
  • Food Truck Association
  • St. Vincent de Paul
  • Public Allies
  • Museum Center
  • Boys and Girls Club
  • Cincinnati Police and Fire Departments
  • Cincinnati Human Relations Commission



mbeck mbeck
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Welcome to the Employment Discussion Forum. #22

Welcome to the Employment  Discussion Forum.

Here you can post and discuss topics related to Employment 

Employment Goals:

Goal #9: The West End community knows what jobs are available in the West End, and knows the requirements needed to pursue them.

Goal #10: West End residents are supported in overcoming barriers to finding and keeping employment.

Partners

  • West End Community Council
  • City of Cincinnati Planning Department
  • West End businesses
  • Seven Hills Neighborhood Houses
  • Local schools
  • Neighborhood churches
  • Judges
  • Cincinnati Works
  • Recreation Centers
  • Job Corp
  • Cincinnati Metropolitan Housing Agency (CMHA)
  • Other successful West
  • End employment-related organizations
  • University of Cincinnati and other colleges
  • United Way
  • CityLink Center


mbeck mbeck
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Welcome to the Youth & Education Discussion Forum. #23

Welcome to the Youth & Education Discussion Forum.

Here you can post and discuss topics related to Youth & Education

Youth & Education Goals:

Goal #16: All children in the West End have access to all they need to improve their academic performance and excel in school.

Goal #17: Children and their families in the West End have access to resources that help them be healthy, happy children.

Goal #18: The West End has the kind of parent and family support network that helps parents be the best for their children and themselves.



mbeck mbeck
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Welcome to the Housing Discussion Forum. #24
Welcome to the Housing Discussion Forum.

Here you can post and discuss topics related to Housing

Housing Goals:

Goal #11: The West End builds upon its rich history and is recognized as a great community in which to live, work, and play.

Goal #12: The condition of all West End properties is improved.

Goal #13: The quality of affordable units in the West End is upgraded.

Goal #14: The West End supports the expansion of home ownership in the neighborhood.


mbeck mbeck
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Welcome to the Clean Discussion Forum. #25

Welcome to the Clean Discussion Forum.

Here you can post and discuss topics related to Clean

Clean Goals:

Goal #5: Keep it clean, and keep it going.

Partners:

  • All Residents
  • West End Stakeholders
  • West End Community Council
  • Non-profit organizations
  • Local schools
  • Businesses
  • Keep Cincinnati Beautiful
  • Community ToolBank
  • Youth service programs
  • Artists
  • Seven Hills Neighborhood Houses


mbeck mbeck
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  • Posted on: 2015/9/2 10:06
Welcome to the Business Discussion Forum. #26

Welcome to the Business Discussion Forum.

Here you can post and discuss topics related to Business 

Business Goals:

Goal #1: The West End has a sustainable business retention and recruitment strategic plan for recruiting and supporting businesses that the community needs.

Goal #2: The West End Business Association brings connectivity and a unified voice to business owners in the West End.

Goal #3: West End residents have the opportunity to own and operate their own businesses in the West End.

Goal #4: The West End Business District is inviting and open, and has thriving businesses that meet the needs of the community.

Partners:

  • West End Community Council
  • Small business owners operating in the West End
  • Other organizations operating in the community
  • City of Cincinnati Economic
  • Development Department
  • Seamless Printing
  • City of Cincinnati Planning Department
  • Cincinnati Metropolitan Housing Authority (CMHA)
  • The Community Builders (TCB)
  • West End Resident Associations – City West, Betts Longworth
  • Attorney
  • Artonomy
  • National Flag Co.
  • Nehemiah Manufacturing
  • Tri-State Beef
  • MORTAR



mbeck mbeck
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  • Posted on: 2015/9/2 10:05
Welcome to the Planning Process Discussion Forum. #27

Themes

These themes and priorities were developed by the West End community based on feedback from community conversations, surveys, and community meetings. Work Teams will come up with strategies for each theme in early 2016.

Businesses

▪ Business association (as a voice for small business issues)
▪ Opportunities for Black-owned businesses
▪ Service/consumer businesses (laundry, coffee shop, etc.)
▪ Better networking between the agencies in the community
▪ Safety focus throughout

Clean

▪ Garbage collection
▪ Education about recycling
▪ Community clean ups
▪ Beautification and care of empty lots
▪ Promotion of a green neighborhood

Community

▪ Finding how to get the word out (communication)
▪ Collaboration between the different community groups to solve problems together
▪ Finding the common link within a diverse community
▪ Active engagement of neighborhood
▪ Finding what incentives work to bring people together

Employment

▪ Removing barriers for formerly incarcerated
▪ Getting the information out (speak out)
▪ Job training and job preparation (including second chance job prep)
▪ Identifying local businesses to hire people with felonies
▪ Summer jobs for youth

Housing

▪ Homeownership
▪ Affordable housing
▪ Financing
▪ Community action/organizer
▪ Blight removal

Safety

▪ Less guns on the street
▪ Less hanging around the stores
▪ Vacant building maintenance or renovation
▪ Less crimes/clean and safe environment now
▪ Develop community/police relations
▪ Education and mentorship for our youth

Youth and Education

▪ Parent involvement
▪ Sex education
▪ Start young
▪ Communication and accountability
▪ Networking between programs



mbeck mbeck
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Welcome to the General Vision Discussion Forum #28
Welcome to the General Vision Discussion Forum.

Here you can post and discuss general topics that don't fit into other specific forums.


mbeck mbeck
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  • Posted on: 2014/12/10 1:14
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mbeck mbeck
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Hour of Code (Dec. 8-14, 2014) #30
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Join the Hour of Code December 8 - 14, 2014

The Hour of Code is a global movement reaching tens of millions of students in 180+ countries. Anyone, anywhere can organize an Hour of Code event. One-hour tutorials are available in over 30 languages. No experience needed. Ages 4 to 104.

Last year hundreds of organizations joined together to create fun introductions to programming for all to learn. This year the goal is to get 100 million participants from all across the globe.

Let's make sure that ALL West End children have the opportunity to have their "Hour of Code"

Check out the video showing President Obama participating in "Hour of Code"





For more info about "Hour of Code" check out www.code.org



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