Strong and vibrant neighborhoods are key elements for prosperous, resilient and sustainable cities; though how do you evaluate the strength and vibrancy of neighborhoods in ways that are impactful, quantifiable, actionable and measurable at a neighborhood scale? Furthermore, how can this information be used to inspire positive behavior change? This session will explore the processes and evaluation metrics for assessing and improving neighborhood resiliency through a number of key dimensions including social, physical, economic, safety, education and the environment. Nicole Storey of the City of Charlotte touches on the city’s experiences and lessons learned aroun community engagement, partnership, data collection, programing, goal setting and lessons learned.
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