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Transportation Planning Organization

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Knoxville, TN 37902

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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

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Meeting Date: 1/18/2012
Host: Hispanic Chamber of Commerce at National College
Group: Table 4
Facilitator: Samantha Pulido
Community Strengths:
  1. There is a Latino population
  2. People help each other
  3. People are friendly/nice
Regional Strengths:
  1. Nature
  2. Four seasons
  3. Neatness and order
Notes on Strengths: Other Community Strengths: • It is peaceful • Nearby services/ stores, supermarket • Trusting people • Meetings/ friendly people • Latinos are appreciated • Safety • Open-mindedness in their community • Respect Other Regional Strengths: • Progress: it is growing very much over time • Better knowledge of USA • Respect on the roads (when driving)
Community Challenges:
  1. Sidewalks
  2. Transportation
  3. Traffic lights at some corners
Regional Challenges:
  1. Education
  2. Preserve nature
  3. Maintain respect
Notes on Challenges: Other Community Strengths: • There are not enough utilities for homes (electricity, water) • Sports/recreation areas • Touristic locations • More cultural events Other Regional Strengths: • Foster development/ Jobs • Combat poverty • Communication and participation

Changed at: 4/23/2012 11:38 AM Changed by: Sherith Colverson
Created at: 4/23/2012 11:38 AM Created by: Sherith Colverson
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