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Urban Environmental Program in New England

UEP Five Year Report: "Agents of Change: Making the Vision A Reality"

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Report Cover and Table of Contents (PDF) (3 pp, 488 K)

Executive Summary (PDF) (3 pp, 393 K)

UEP History And Overview Of Program Elements (PDF) (4 pp, 398 K)

  • Urban Communities in New England Before the UEP
  • Program Element 1: Focused Mission & Objectives
  • Program Element 2: Community-Based Decision Making & Setting Priorities in Urban Neighborhoods
  • Program Element 3: UEP Program Staff
  • Program Element 4: Dedicated Funding Resources

UEP Community Development Pyramid (PDF) (2 pp, 153 K)

  • Phase 1: Understanding the Problems & Identifying Stakeholders
  • Phase 2: Building Community Capacity & Developing Local Partnerships
  • Phase 3: Leveraging Public Resources To Improve Public Health & The Environment
  • Phase 4: Effective Partnerships
  • Phase 5: Healthy Communities

Measurable Results (PDF) (10 pp, 1.39 MB)

Lessons Learned (PDF) (4 pp, 158 K)

  • Lesson 1: Build Credibility & Redefine Roles and Responsibilities
  • Lesson 2: All Stakeholders Must Be Engaged & Invested
  • Lesson 3: Recruit Staff With the Right Skills, Passion & Creativity
  • Lesson 4: Funding Must Be Stable, Used Effectively & Leveraged
  • Lesson 5: Start Small & Leverage Successes
  • Lesson 6: Empower Urban Communities With New Skills & Information
  • Lesson 7: Urban Communities Have Environments & People Worth Protecting

Conclusion/Glossary/Credits (PDF) (10 pp, 838 K)

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