Next, wed like to know in what ways, if any, you are involved in the community.
Participated in a community, resident, or tenant association
Volunteered to help others in the community
Participated in a community improvement project, such as a clean-up, community gardening, or other beautification effort
Supported local business events, such as a sidewalk sale or shop local day
Participated in an organized community social event, such as a festival, block party, or other celebration
Supported a local political organization, candidate, or ballot initiative
Participated in an advocacy group, such as a school parent-teacher association, environmental organization, or labor union
Personally took action to improve the community, such as reporting a hazard or contacting authorities about an incident
There are several NeighborWorks organizations in MN, IA and WI. Southwest Minnesota Housing Partnership is probably closest to you (http://nw.org/network/Utilities/NWOlookup.asp). They all have done community impact measurement survey and community observation work in this past year. Here are a couple more questions recommended by NeighborWorks America to measure empowerment related impact.
Hi Connie -
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