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Describe a desired outcome from your intervention and how you would go about trying to reach it.
Our desired outcome is a restorative climate in the neighbourhood and we adopt the following position overview:
To nurture neighbourhoods that adopt a restorative problem-solving approach toward young offenders and families with multiple problems. Residents will identify problems and take ownership of initiatives to address them in cooperation with volunteers and other stakeholders such as grassroots organizations, the police, schools and so forth.
Success is the ability to keep both the local and larger communities inspired in supporting their vulnerable members and in addressing the issues affecting this group.
Our focus areas are:
To cultivate support among residents for restorative problem solving so that social issues and problems can be identified early and resolved within the community without the need for interventions from the authorities where possible and appropriate.
Mobilising cooperation around a problem To rally support among and enable residents, friends and volunteers to address the concerns arising from the issue at hand and to neutralise the underlying causes. To reiterate that this cooperation is an important effort in putting things right, repairing relationships and community building.
To enable good intentions and aspirations to translate into meaningful initiatives that benefit young people and contribute towards a restorative climate in the neighbourhood.
Project management loosely follows the following process:
The Community Life Competence Process
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