Joel has both led and overseen multiple authentic and genuine outreach and engagement efforts. These efforts are characterized by the combination of their breadth and depth. Joel believes in finding stakeholders where they are using the media and tools that they prefer and are comfortable with. Each of the engagement processes that Joel executed led to meaningful impact based on the thoughtfulness of the effort and the commitment to authentically involve people and not just go through the motions of multiple meaningless meetings.
For community organizations that advocate for change, one of the most challenging tasks is seeking feedback from a diverse range of stakeholders that may not be in agreement. Through an authentic and strategic outreach effort, an organization can gain “buy-in” of its needs to move forward.
JRCP’s, community outreach efforts for any public institution always include:
Our community outreach efforts leverage processes. When thoughtful and strategic process is designed into listening and feedback efforts, outreach becomes scalable, true understanding happens, and new ideas are integrated into any given public project.
JRCP’s process features:
The end result is outreach efforts that successfully engage with a broad range of stakeholders including communities that are too often ignored and left behind.
Community Outreach Effort to Listen To A Breadth of Community Voices about Climate Action Planning