Community Indicators for Your Community

Real, lasting community change is built around knowing where you are, where you want to be, and whether your efforts are making a difference. Indicators are a necessary ingredient for sustainable change. And the process of selecting community indicators -- who chooses, how they choose, what they choose -- is as important as the data you select.

The Jacksonville Community Council (JCCI) understands indicators and community change, with more than 25 years of producing the annual Quality of Life Progress Report for Jacksonville and the Northeast Florida region, and two decades of helping other communities develop their own sustainable indicators projects. JCCI consultants give you the information you need to measure progress, identify priorities for action, and assess results.

I'd like to talk with you personally about how we can help. E-mail me at
ben@jcci.org, call (904) 396-3052, or visit CommunityWorks for more information. From San Antonio to Siberia, we're ready and willing to assist.


Wednesday, October 10, 2007

Webinar: Getting the Public, the Press (and Public Officials) to Focus on Performance

Getting the Public, the Press (and Public Officials) to Focus on Performance: a Webinar
Join Governing's Jonathan Walters for a special Web seminar on this topic on Wednesday, October 17, at 2 p.m. ET / 11 a.m. PT. Joining Walters will be Bob Allers, health and human services commissioner in Dutchess County, N.Y.; Larisa Benson, director of Washington Governor Christine Gregoire's Government Management Accountability and Performance initiative; and Mary Lou Goeke of the United Way in Santa Cruz County, Calif.

They'll talk — and then they will answer your questions about how you can adapt their strategies to reach your goals. To register, click here.

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