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2016 Impact Summit - XIIth International Conference of the Community Indicators Consortium
GPS for Well-being: Navigating Data for Sustainable, Equitable Communities 
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Monday, September 26 • 10:00am - 10:50am
Using participatory methods to develop measures of well-being

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Population level improvements in well-being can be achieved through a wide array of strategies from developing housing and healthy neighborhoods, to community engagement, to the provision of services that improve access to transit and community engagement. These strategies and changes are dynamic and non-linear. Developing measures to assess resulting changes in well-being requires collaborative development of frameworks and metrics that account for a wide spectrum of activities. This panel will offer substantive discussion of three participatory approaches used to develop measures to evaluate changes in well-being at the intersection of community development and health. Each panelist will highlight their experience selecting metrics with key stakeholders, including key decisions involved in how the measures were selected and shaped. The panel will include Success Measures, The Conservation Law Foundation, and Stewards for Affordable Housing for the Future. Taken together, these indicators provide a set of metrics that offer a holistic measure of the impact of changes in place on population health and provide important insights into how we invest in and build healthy places.

Moderator
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Chantal Stevens

Executive Director, Community Indicators Consortium
Chantal Stevens joined the Community Indicators Consortium as an early Board Member, 2005-2008, then again in 2012 and has been CIC's Executive Director since 2013.  She's an experienced nonprofit manager who was formerly the Executive Director of Sustainable Seattle, a pioneer in... Read More →

Speakers
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Vedette Gavin

Director of Research and Partnerships, The Conservation Law Foundation
Vedette Gavin is the CLF Ventures Director of Research for a two-year grant, funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, to assess the health impact of smart growth on low income communities where innovative, mixed-use real estate development aims to positively transform lives... Read More →
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Maggie Grieve

Vice President, Success Measures, NeighborWorks America
Maggie Grieve directs Success Measures®, a leading outcome evaluation resource for the community development field. Operating as a social enterprise at NeighborWorks® America, Success Measures has provided evaluation consulting, technical assistance and technology services to more... Read More →
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Julianna Stuart

Project Manager, Stewards of Affordable Housing for the Future
I manage the Resident Services Outcomes Initiative, SAHF’s multidisciplinary effort to demonstrate the social impact of service-enriched rental housing. In this role, I work with SAHF member organizations to improve improve the availability and effectiveness of services, build support... Read More →


Monday September 26, 2016 10:00am - 10:50am EDT
Balcony D upstairs on 9th Fl