The Walker Close Community Centre Priorities
Understanding the community
Understanding the community is entail understanding it in a number of ways
It is important to understand the specific community we’re with.
We have to get to know our people…. Their culture, their concerns, and relationships----- and to develop own relationship as well.
Know the physical characteristics:
Get a map of the community and drive and/or workaround
Gather information as much as possible
Describe the characteristics of
Taking the time and effort to understand your community well before embarking on a community effort will pay off in the long term.
A good way to accomplish that is to create a community description:
A record of your exploration and findings it is good to gain a comprehensive overview of the community….
What is now, what it’s been in the past, and what it could be in the future?