Action Plan updated January 2018

Foundational Principle

Strong communities need social, economic and environmental health.

 

Vision

Connected people and organizations improving the quality of life of citizens in the Comox Valley by impacting social issues.

 

Mission

The CVSPS provides information to individuals, organizations and policy makers to advocate for and guide the development of social planning strategies throughout the Comox Valley.

 

Priority Actions Who By When Status
1. Review CVSPS organizational processes and structures Review Membership List

 

 

Review membership letters and re-send

All Members

 

 

Bunny Shannon

Jan 2018

 

 

Jan 2018

 

 

 

 

 

2. Exploration of new funding sources (priority for any new funding to be on paid staff) Research Funding Sources

 

Submit application for CVRD Grant in Aid

TBD

 

Pam Munroe

Mar 2018

 

Jan 2018

 

 

 

 

3. Engage, or renew engagement, of CVRD, each municipality, SD #71 and the K’omoks Nation.  Introduce the idea that the CVSPS could act as a social planning advisory to local government(s) Send letters to K’omoks Nation inviting them to appoint a representative to CVSPS

 

Make presentations toCVRD, Courtenay, Comox, Cumberland, SD #71 and K’omoks Nation

Bunny Shannon

 

 

TBD

Jan 2018

 

 

 

Spring 2018

 

 

Priority Actions Who By When Status

 

4. Enhance Communication Strategy

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Add CVSP members to website

 

Add Living wage Information to website

 

Add CVCHN Forum Report; Vital Signs Report, PiT Count Report; Housing Forum Report and CV Coalition to End Homelessness 5 year plan to website

 

Add links to other SPC on island to website

 

Continue to raise profile of Facebook

Roger Albert

 

Roger Albert

 

 

Roger Albert

 

 

 

 

 

Roger Albert

 

 

Sheila

McDonnell

Ongoing

 

Jan 2018

 

 

Jan 2018

 

 

 

 

 

Jan 2018

 

 

Ongoing

 
5. Continue Inter-agency Update Brown Bag Lunches

 

Host Brown Bag Lunch All Members Oct 2017 Completed
6. Continue partnership in the Vital Signs project Participate on Vital Signs 2018 Committee Pam Munroe Sept 2017- April 2018

 

 
8. Connect with social planning groups/staff in other communities on the island

 

Meet with ED of Victoria SPC to explore ways of collaborating with other SPC

 

Attend island wide meeting of other SPC on island

 

 

Contact Port Alberni SPC to find out what they are doing

All members

 

 

 

Bunny Shannon; Betty Tate

 

Betty Tate

 

Sept. 13 2017

 

 

Oct 2017

 

 

 

Dec 2017

 

Completed

 

 

 

Completed

Priority Actions Who By When Status

 

8. Connect with social planning groups/staff in other communities on the island (con’t)

 

Develop list of projects/ways to collaborate

 

 

Plan Island wide meeting of SPCs o0r fall 2018

All members

 

 

 

All members

Spring 2018

 

 

June 2018

 
9. Collaborate with emerging Community Health Network Attend Mapping meeting and Public forum

 

 

 

 

Explore possibility of leading action on an appropriate priority as determined by community

Chair for mapping meeting

All members for forum

 

All members

Sept 19, 2017

 

November 16

 

Spring 2018

 
9. Engage in municipal elections in Oct 2018 Host All Candidates meeting on social issues All Members Sept. 2018  

 

Action Plan

CVSPC Action Plan 2016-2017 Nov 1 2016

Foundational Principle

Strong communities need social, economic and environmental health.

 

Vision

Connected people and organizations improving the quality of life of citizens in the Comox Valley by impacting social issues.

 

Mission

The CVSPS provides information to individuals, organizations and policy makers to advocate for and guide the development of social planning strategies throughout the Comox Valley.

 

Priority Actions Who is Responsible By When Status
1. Review CVSPS organizational processes and structures.  This could be done in conjunction with the requirements of the new Societies act. Specific review of membership structure (including idea of membership fee) Discussion and decisions regarding new By-Laws of CVSPC –adopt generic by-laws

Draft non -fee membership letter for discussion by group

Final document completed for approval at AGM and submission to government

Pam Munroe

 

Betty Tate

 

Pam Munroe

Nov 2016

 

Jan 2016

 

May 2 2017

Done

 

 

 

 

2. Exploration of new funding sources (priority for any new funding to be on paid staff) TBD TBD TBD

 

 
Priority Actions Who is Responsible By When Status
3. Engage, or renew engagement, of CVRD, each municipality, SD #71 and the K’omoks Nation.  Introduce the idea that the CVSPS could act as a social planning advisory to local government(s). Send letters to CVRD, Comox, Cumberland, SD #71 and K’omoks Nation inviting them to appoint a representative to CVSPS

Send letter to Courtenay thanking them for Doug Hillian’s participation in the CVSPS

Make presentations/meet with CVRD, Courtenay, Comox, Cumberland, SD #71 and K’omoks Nation to inform them about work of CVSPS

Bunny Shannon

 

Bunny Shannon

 

TBD

Oct 2016

 

 

Oct 2016

 

Jan, Feb, Mar 2017

Done

 

 

Done

4. Enhance Communication Strategy

 

Continue to develop website

Continue to raise profile of Facebook

Public Forums on issues in Vital Signs Report (see #6 below)

Plan a media campaign on Living Wage in Comox Valley once it is determined (see # 7 below)

Roger Albert

Roger Albert

 

All Members

 

All Members

Ongoing

Ongoing

 

Jan, Feb, Mar 2017

Jan 2017

 
Priority Actions Who is Responsible By When Status
5. Continue Inter-agency Update Brown Bag Lunches

 

Host Brown Bag Lunch Oct 11 All Members Oct 2016 Done
6. Continue partnership in the Vital Signs project.  Plan public forums on specific themes from the report to increase community engagement and awareness Write proposal for funding for forums from CVCF Grants

Choose topics for forums and decide on format for forums

Organize Venues, advertise forums and host forums

Joanne Schroeder

TBD

 

Mar, April, May 2017

Oct 26 2016

Nov 2016

Done
7. Undertake a Living Wage analysis for the Comox Valley. Research Living Wage initiatives on Vancouver Island and determine Living Wage for Comox Valley Roger Albert Jan 2016  
8. Connect with social planning groups/staff in other communities on the island.

 

Contact other social planning groups/staff on island and suggest a joint meeting to find out about one another and share ideas, resources

Island wide meeting to be organized and held

TBD

 

 

TBD

Jan 2016

 

 

Feb 2017