at the 4th Street-Friendship Seventh Day Adventist Church on Sunday, 03-26-2017: Age-Friendly DC community consultation

From: Age-Friendly DC <dcdocs@dc.gov>

Date: Mar 16, 2017 4:51 PM

Subject: Age-Friendly DC Community Consultations

Transforming DC Together Into an Even Better City in Which to Grow Up and Grow Older

Let your voice be heard! Tell us what needs to be addressed and prioritized to make DC a more livable city for all ages. Join friends and neighbors at a series of Community Consultations that will be held across the city to talk in small groups about policies and priorities for the next Age-Friendly DC Strategic Plan. Volunteer facilitators will lead discussions covering 12 overarching topic areas:

  1. Outdoor Spaces and Buildings
  2. Transportation
  3. Housing
  4. Social Participation
  5. Respect and Social Inclusion
  6. Civic Participation and Employment
  7. Communication and Information
  8. Community Support and Health Services
  9. Emergency Preparedness and Resilience
  10. Elder Abuse, Neglect, Fraud, and Other Legal Issues
  11. Food Security
  12. Caregiving

All attendees will have an opportunity to share their thoughts on each of the 12 topic areas in small group discussions so that every voice is heard.

RSVP to an upcoming consultation here.

Here is a list of scheduled consultations:

  • Tuesday, March 21, 2017, 12:30-2:30pm, West End Interim Library, 2522 Virginia Ave. NW
  • Thursday, March 23, 2017, 1:30-3:30pm, Southeast Neighborhood Library, 403 7th St SE
  • Friday, March 24, 2017, 1230-230pm, Tenley-Friendship Neighborhood Library, 4450 Wisconsin Ave NW
  • Sunday, March 26, 2017 12:30-2:30pm, Fourth Street Friendship Seventh-day Adventist Church, 1611 4th St. NW
  • Monday, March 27, 2017, 930-1130am, Southwest Neighborhood Library, 900 Wesley Pl SW
  • Wednesday, March 29, 2017, 930-1130am, Shepherd Park (Juanita E. Thornton) Library, 7420 Georgia Ave NW
  • Friday, March 31, 2017, 930-1130am, Shaw (Watha T. Daniel) Neighborhood Library, 1630 7th St NW
  • Friday, March 31, 2017, 1100am-200pm, Metro Headquarters Building, 600 5th Street, NW
  • Monday, April 3, 2017, 12:30-2:30pm, Dorothy I. Height Library, 3935 Benning Rd NE
  • Wednesday, April 05, 2017, 1230-230pm, Anacostia Neighborhood Library, 1800 Good Hope Rd SE
  • Friday, April 07, 2017, 930-1130am, Chevy Chase Neighborhood Library, 5625 Connecticut Ave NW
  • Monday, April 10, 2017, 1230-230pm, Woodridge Neighborhood Library, 1801 Hamlin St NE
  • Tuesday, April 11, 2017, 1-3pm, Northwest One Neighborhood Library, 155 L St NW
  • Wednesday, April 12, 2017, 1230-230pm, Francis A. Gregory Neighborhood Library, 3660 Alabama Ave SE
  • Friday, April 14, 2017, 930-1130am, Lamond-Riggs Neighborhood Library, 5401 South Dakota Ave NE
  • Tuesday, April 18, 2017, 930-1130am, Mt. Pleasant Neighborhood Library, 3160 16th St NW
  • Friday, April 21, 2017, 1230-230pm, Bellevue (William O. Lockridge) Neighborhood Library, 115 Atlantic St SW
  • Monday, April 24, 2017, 1-3pm, Georgetown Neighborhood Library, 3260 R St NW
  • Wednesday, April 26, 2017, 1230-230pm, Petworth Neighborhood Library, 4200 Kansas Ave NW
  • Thursday, April 27, 2017, 1-3pm, Forrest Hills of DC, 4901 Connecticut Ave. NW
  • Friday, April 28, 2017, 930-1130am, Northeast Neighborhood Library, 330 7th St NE

RSVP here.

We also invite those who are interested in doing so, to arrange their own Community Consultation. This can be done through any group or organization you are a part of, or simply by gathering a number of friends and neighbors together and going through the Consultation process. The ideal number of people to have in any one small group discussion is between 5-8 as one person will have to facilitate the discussion and one person will have to take notes of what is said. Consultations that are larger than this should plan to break into multiple small groups with facilitators and notetakers in each. If you are interested in hosting a Consultation and have not gone through our Community Consultation facilitator training, please email agefriendly@dc.gov or call 202-727-2736.

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