PLACERSUSTAIN CORE FUNCTIONS
Promote Healthy Community, Economy, and Environment, including Sustainable Living Education by Connecting People, Sharing Information, and Supporting Collaborative Action.
Connect people and organizations to resources.
Support Grass Roots Leaders and Entrepreneurs
Provide a Forum for Telling Your Story
Steward a Peer to Peer Communication Hub
I. Stewarding a Sustainable Communities Network—A Collaborative Platform
A. Sharing Information about what people and organizations are doing, would like to do, and why—Telling the Story.
B. Peer to Peer information and Learning Network hub that helps us learn from each other.
C. Providing Open Access to information and expertise from all available sources and making that information available locally.
D. Attracting New Resources in the form of committed local Citizens and organizational partners.
E. Event Coordination and Development
F. Accessing Resources Through Connecting People and organizations, including across organizational and subject matter silos.
G. Facilitating Strategic Collaboration, including in and across organizational and subject matter silos.
II. Incubator of Ideas, Networking Hubs, and Working Action Alliances and Groups.
A. Engaging the Community through a continuing dialogue about Possibilities and Opportunities to work together.
B. Facilitation of the formation of networking alliances, community groups, and action oriented Working Groups.
C. Supporting new Working Partnerships between people and organizations to cooperate on specific actions and programs.
III. Community Action Groups Support.
A. Meeting co-hosting and facilitation.
B. Assistance in developmental steps for new groups.
C. Training in use of PlacerSustain collaborative platform web and direct communication services.
D. Non-profit fiscal agent for working groups.
E. Program support for activities and functions of working groups that require help from formal corporate and / or non-profit status.
F. Fund raising assistance.
IV. Public Education.
A. Open Forum Sessions
C. Panel Presentations
D. Educational Publications and Newsletter