Including all voices in the conversation to make our work equitable and sustainable.
Community Engagement is our Backbone
An ongoing focus of Building Our Future is engaging our partners work. In 2018, we launched a project focusing on better understanding specific neighborhoods and localities within the county. The goal is to gather better data about the area including basic demographics, different issues facing the residents assets, and potential partners to work with. The program will be piloted in two neighborhoods in the city of Kenosha: Lincoln Park and Wilson.
Why Community Engagement as an Outcome?
From the onset of Building Our Future, the Kenosha County community considered it critically important to focus on engaging the people from a variety of sectors.
In 2018, we will focus on smaller areas in the county. Here is how:
Potential Core Indicators
Community engagement indicators will be determined during strategy discussions in 2018.
"Kenosha may be the biggest small town you can live in. As such, our community desires to be engaged and connected. We are thrilled to have their collective input."
"The Building Our Future Initiative is a great opportunity to change the trajectory, in a positive way, of each child's education in Kenosha because success is every child's need, especially for our most vulnerable children."