Re: Visioning Workshop
From: Jerry McIntire (jerry.mcintiregmail.com)
Date: Mon, 31 Aug 2015 07:03:30 -0700 (PDT)
Alice, if you can eat a light dinner and have a discussion in just one
hour, you are an efficient group!

Jerry

On Sun, Aug 30, 2015 at 8:09 AM, Alice Alexander <alicecohous [at] gmail.com>
wrote:

>
> Kudos to Touchstone Cohousing for revisiting mission/vision at the 10 year
> mark!
>
> At Durham Coho, we are embarking on a visioning process to provide a road
> map for long term health and wellness; which for one, will help inform what
> and how we invest our funds and time. Below is our summary agenda, which
> outlines the first part of what is a year long process. This approach may
> be suitable to new communities.
> Alice Alexander, Coho/US Executive Director and member of Durham Coho
>
> Community Visioning at Durham Coho
>
> "If you don't know where you are going - you might end up someplace else."
> Yogi
> Berra
>
>
> What future do we want at Durham Coho and what will be necessary to achieve
> this vision? Let’s gather to capture what members most value about our
> community, and create a shared image of what we want our community to
> become. Change is inevitable; this process will enable us to be proactive
> in how we want to approach and mold this change.
>
>
> Potential questions to whet your appetite:
>
>    -
>
>    Whom do we want to attract to live here in 10 years? in 20?
>    -
>
>    How do we consider and address climate change?
>    -
>
>    How are we a caring community as opposed to a health care community?
>    -
>
>    What is our role in shaping Durham development that affects us?
>
>
> Who’s invited? All Durham Coho members
>
> Is this required? Participation is optional and encouraged
>
> When? Five one-hour meetings, Tuesdays at 7:00 pm (late Sept through early
> Feb)
>
> How can I get to the meeting and still eat dinner? Pizza and other snacks
> provided!
>
>
> 7:00 pm Tuesday, Sept 29
>
> Session 1 - Orientation
>
>
> 7:00 pm Tuesday, Oct 27
>
> Session 2 - Vectors
>
> Identifying internal and external vectors that will cause change in our
> community, such as a community member leaving (internal vector) or the
> neighborhood changing (external)
>
>
> 7:00 pm Tuesday, Dec 1
>
> Session 3 - Mapping the Vectors
>
> Which vectors are most important to us as a community; which are likely to
> have the greatest impact; what is the time frame (near term 2-5 years, mid
> range 5-10 years; long range 10-15 years). Groups will assess how these
> vectors align with our values and what are the priorities.
>
>
> 7:00 pm Tuesday, Jan 5
>
> Session 4 - Consensus on our Road Map
>
> Priority areas to be adopted by members to consider how we transform our
> vision into reality
>
>
> 7:00 pm Tuesday, Feb 2
>
> Session 5 - Transforming our Vision into Reality
>
> Creating a plan and set of options
>
> On Sat, Aug 29, 2015 at 7:59 PM, Jill Dimond <jpdimond [at] gmail.com> wrote:
>
> >
> > Hi all --
> >
> > We at Touchstone Cohousing in Ann Arbor are looking to revisit our
> mission
> > statement/vision after ten years. I was wondering if anyone had any
> sample
> > agendas for visioning workshops. We are researching types of activities
> and
> > artifacts that have resulted from such workshops.
> >
> > Thank you!
> > Jill
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>
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> Executive Director
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