Identifying Community Assets

We are going to identify several assets within the community. This will help us progress projects, relations and events we might have within the community. Here is a list of assets to collect to help use see a bigger picture of Koreatown.

  • Historians
  • Networkers/Movers & Shakers
  • Participants
  • Influencers
  • Formal/Informal Leaders
  • Schools or Colleges
  • Hospitals
  • Places of worship
  • Libraries
  • Community-Based Organizations/ NPOs
  • Businesses
  • Recreational Centers
  • Civic Clubs
  • Open Spaces
  • City Hall/Municipal Buildings

Neighborhood Groups

  1. Identify a contact person for each group
  2. Identify the dates of regular meetings
  3. Request to meet with the contact person to establish a rapport
  4. Make a request to speak at next community meeting
  5. At the community meeting request a regular spot on the agenda to update group about our focus
  6. Distribute info regarding group
  7. Add contact info to communication list (ask to forward)
  8. Report progress info of working with the neighborhood groups

Schools

  1. Identify a contact person for each school
  2. Request to meet with the contact person to establish a rapport
  3. Request to meet with the Principal to establish a rapport
  4. Request to distribute flyers to all students on a regular basis
  5. Request to speak at Parent’s meetings on a regular basis
  6. Request to speak at PTA meetings on a regular basis
  7. Request to speak at school assemblies
  8. Request ability to place info in the school calendar, bulletin, newsletter on a regular basis
  9. Request to set up a table after school once a month
  10. Find out if the school has a youth leadership board group and request to meet with the youth. Work with the youth to see how they would like to participate in the process
  11. Add their contact info to the NC communication list and ask them to forward NC communications to their constituent base
  12. Report progress of working with the schools at each NC meeting

Faith Institutions

  1. Identify a contact person for each faith
  2. Request to meet with the contact person to establish a rapport
  3. Request to meet with the key leader to establish a rapport
  4. Request to distribute flyers at congregation members after service on a regular basis
  5. Request to speak to congregation during/after service quarterly or when appropriate
  6. Add their contact info to communication list (ask to forward contacts)
  7. Make sure contacts are updated regularly
  8. Report progress of working with the faith orgs

Businesses

  1. Identify a contact person for each business
  2. Request to meet with the contact person to establish a rapport
  3. Request to leave stack of flyers in a designated location in the business on regular basis
  4. Walk the area on rotational basis to touch basis with established contacts, deliver info, & continue to establish relationships as well.
  5. Request to set up a table outside or inside the business quarterly, when appropriate
  6. Add contact info to communication list (update regularly)
  7. Report progress of working with the business each month

Outreach Checklist

Meetings & Events

  • [ ] Script
  • [ ] Name plates
  • [ ] Business cards
  • [ ] Name tag
  • [ ] Info Sheet
  • [ ] Brochures
  • [ ] Flyers
  • [ ] Pens
  • [ ] Stickers
  • [ ] Magnets
  • [ ] Bookmarks
  • [ ] Folders
  • [ ] Bags

Events

  • [ ] Shirt
  • [ ] Canopy
  • [ ] Table
  • [ ] Table cloth
  • [ ] Stand alone banner

In The Neighborhood

  • [ ] Yard signs
  • [ ] Community bulletin board
  • [ ] “A” frame sign
  • [ ] Window poster
  • [ ] Street light pole banner
  • [ ] Bus bench ad
  • [ ] Bus shelter poster/ad
  • [ ] Sanitation trucks
  • [ ] Buses

Mail, Email & Social Media

  • [ ] Mail
  • [ ] Email
  • [ ] Newsletter
  • [ ] Virtual Phone
  • [ ] Website banner
  • [ ] Website calendar
  • [ ] Facebook post
  • [ ] Twitter post
  • [ ] Instagram post
  • [ ] YouTube video

Media

  • [ ] Local
  • [ ] Digital
  • [ ] Print Media
  • [ ] Radio
  • [ ] Press Releases

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