Organization Session Outcomes

Hosted at E-REP

Date: November 19, 2021

Total Participants

Group 1 Visions

  • Vibrant Downtown
  • Community pride with connectedness and fun
  • Music activity for all ages / ethnicity / Groups
  • Fair business practices
  • offer incentives to rehab spaces
  • more Arts/ mural activities
  • connected communities with walkability
  • Infrastructure
  • Arts
  • Kids community
  • New Businesses
  • Better business management
  • Healthcare
  • Better education
  • better care for elderly
  • Facilitate younger talent
  • Trader Joe’s
  • Top Golf
  • Trails
  • Biking
  • Hiking
  • Better housing
  • daycare for all

Group 2 Visions

  • Young diversified workforce
  • Diverse businesses / employees / owners
  • Safe Healthy activities
  • Low Obesity Rates
  • Clean Air / Water
  • Low Poverty
  • Modern infrastructure
  • high education results
  • Vibrant Downtown
  • trail connections
  • complete streets
  • Park diversity
  • Cleaned landscaped streets
  • Modern Nelson signage
  • Happy healthy and passionate residents
  • promote education
  • Elder and youth share experiences
  • respectful to all races
  • being together
  • Housing Diversity
  • both sides of rivers – connectivity
  • quality of place amenities
  • population control

Group 3 Visions

  • Better schools
  • More free and workspace daycares
  • better care for elderly
  • Youth and elder coming together to share experiences
  • connection- marketing where needs are everywhere
  • Volunteers – exposure for the need are everywhere
  • Welcome station – EPREP
  • Better learning activities to compete with outside world
  • Watch out for each other
  • each person connected with two people outside relation
  • online / inclass blended education system
  • learning from elderly
  • Vibrant town squares
  • public transport and trails connecting communities
  • Accessible and connected walkways
  • internet
  • daycare
  • diversity
  • inclusivity
  • Clean Air / Water
  • trails
  • Music activity for all ages / ethnicity / Groups
  • recycling

Group 4 Visions

  • mixed use
  • mixed income
  • mixed generational
  • Connected communities with activities for all
  • diversity is important and actively sought in all areas
  • education is accessible and history is thought accurately
  • elderly people are integrated in the education system
  • indoor/outdoor dog parks
  • schools hub of everything from birth to seniorhood–continued learning
  • trails around neighborhoods
  • local gardens
  • regional planning
  • energized downtown
  • YP Growth population
  • stronger communities
  • better green space
  • Regional events for generations
  • Easier commute
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