Session 6


Community Connections

A Template for Session 6: Customize It

Session 6 Introduction

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(Proposed three hour meeting - adjust times to fit your schedule)

2:00 pm to 2:35 pm

Report in on Action Item assigned in Session 5 - Photo Voice Exercise

You will need a projector and screen to share and view the Photos and narratives collected.

2:35 pm to 3:30 pm Activity: "Where do I find this Information" -- market and demographic research

You will need to have access to computers and the internet

Supplies: Listing of websites for information gathering (Click here for PDF of proposed websites)
3:30 pm to 3:50 pm Gather information into group spreadsheet
3:50 pm to 4:00 pm Break
4:00 pm to 4:50 pm Activity: Action Plan (Click here for PDF)
Fillable Action Plan (Click here for PDF)

Discussion questions to Consider (Click here for PDF)

Divide group by business idea or if it is a group project, into Groups of 4-5. Have each group draw the Action Plan Template on flip chart paper with one central box and the four lines forming quadrants as indicated in the handout above.

Supplies: Flip chart paper and markers
4:50 pm to 5:00 pm Discuss Action Items for next session



Action Items:

Gather Action Plan information from teams above into one master document per business or community activity. All participating be prepared to give "group" presentation on Business or Community Action plan above. Use media as needed - be prepared to answer questions based on your research. Presentation should be approximately ½ hour in length with questions following.

Invite special guests from the community to attend the presentation.

For additional research for your presentation, read ESI Unit 3 Chapter 3. Do activities 1 - 3. Incorporate your findings into your presentation.

Read ESI Unit 3 Chapter 4. Do activities 1-3. Incorporate your findings into your presentation.

Read and discuss ESI Unit 3, Chapter 5.

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