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Not necessarily. It’s more important to be organized with a specific vision and an idea regarding action steps and key stakeholders. Capture Teams are awarded funds based on a given team’s level of organization around a given project.
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The Capture Teams have experienced great success through recent accomplishments like: Revitalization of the Inclined Plane trail system and the James Wolfe Sculptures and Rolling Mine historic trail. Highlighted our downtown area through various projects to accelerate the potential for economic growth. Supported and inspired gardeners and churches to share produce, instruction and recipes with [...]
There are smaller subdivisions of Vision Together called Capture Teams. These groups are comprised of passionate people working together to achieve a specific goal in support of Vision and its strategic plan. Capture Team categories are: Bikes and Trails, Central Park Square, Community Gardens, Greenspace, Rivers, Re-energize Johnstown and United Neighborhoods. Each capture team has [...]
It will take an extraordinary collaboration of private, public, non-profit, education and faith-based stakeholders to accomplish the nine goals by 2025. Community visioning is an on-going and adaptive process. There is no end point, per se, but projects and priorities have been identified, funded, and finished along the way, and there are plenty more in [...]
Vision Together 2025 – The Johnstown Strategy has nine collaborative goals related to our people and our economy. People Priorities Mentor and invest in our Youth to ensure success now and in the future Develop our current and future leaders Improve health and wellness Economic Priorities Modernize infrastructure Remediate blight, redevelop properties, and address housing [...]
This is a community-based effort centered around the vision of building a better community through a strategic focus on three core components: a vibrant local economy, life-sustaining landscapes, and a strong sense of community.
In 2014, a project team conducted a survey through the Johnstown-Tribune Democrat and interviewed local community leaders and members mainly asking the question, “What can we do collectively to move Johnstown forward?” From those interviews and discussions, Carnegie Mellon University developed a strategic plan for our city in 2015. Read the Full Plan [...]