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Knoxville Regional
Transportation Planning Organization

400 Main St, Suite 403
Knoxville, TN 37902

phone: (865) 215-2500
fax: (865) 215-2068

Regional Outreach Series 1:  Strengths and Challenges

Meeting in a Box

Outreach Series 1 Meeting in Box focused on the strengths and challenges of the East Tennessee Region and on specific community the participants reside in. Over 200 people from 20 organizations participated in this first round of input gathering via a Meeting in Box.

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Regional Outreach Series 1 Meeting in a Box Results

Meeting Date: 1/18/2012
Host: Hispanic Chamber of Commerce at National College
Group: Table 2
Facilitator: Silvia Calzadilla
Community Strengths:
  1. Neighborhood
  2. Interest of organizations in the Hispanic Community
  3. Neighborhood/Good neighbors
Regional Strengths:
  1. Hospitality
  2. People are open and listen to your story
  3. People are willing to progress
Notes on Strengths: Other Regional Strengths: • Public service and safety • It is a clean location • The mountains - Nature
Community Challenges:
  1. Need to improve public transportation
  2. Educational programs to understand the different cultures that live here
  3. Hospitals
Regional Challenges:
  1. Celebrating different cultures
  2. Preserve pro-community activist groups
  3. Maintain roads that are in good shape
Notes on Challenges: Other Community Challenges: • More affordable health services, accessible to the entire community • Clinics that do not require appointments and that are affordable Other Regional Challenges: • Preserve different cultures. Do not pass laws against the cultures • Nature - environment

Changed at: 4/23/2012 11:13 AM Changed by: Sherith Colverson
Created at: 4/23/2012 11:13 AM Created by: Sherith Colverson
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