Monthly CEN Meeting
September 27th, 2019 12:00pm-1:00pm
Udall Conference Room (Upstairs in the Udall Museum Resource Center), 725 Camino Lejo
In Attendance: Amanda Lee, SITE Santa Fe; Drew Ayotte, Meow Wolf; Emily McClintock, AmeriCorps VISTA/Opportunity Santa Fe; Kemely Gomez, Museum of International Folk Art; Leona Hillary, Santa Fe Children’s Museum; Leslie Fagre, Museum of International Folk Art; Mollie Parsons, Santa Fe Botanical Garden; Mollie Toll, Office of Archaeological Studies/Museum of New Mexico; Nadine Stafford, Consultant; Nick Kunz, NM MESA; Oriana Lee, Wise Fool NM; Patricio Pacheco, City Of Santa Fe Water Conservation; Penny Holcomb, AmeriCorps VISTA/Opportunity Santa Fe; Sarah Canelas, AmeriCorps VISTA/Opportunity Santa Fe; Sarah Cheney, Opportunity Santa Fe; Sarah Mandala, ARTsmart NM; Susan McIntosh, Santa Fe Science Initiative;
Welcome and Introductions
Guest Speaker: Estefany Carrasco-González, Program Officer for Education and Opportunity Santa Fe – Overview regarding Opportunity Santa Fe.
Opportunity Santa Fe is a collective impact initiative of the Santa Fe Community Foundation
It is supported by AmeriCorps VISTAs and Summer Associates, who are housed at the Community Foundation.
They support all fifteen collaborative working groups.
AmeriCorps is the domestic equivalent of the Peace Corps.
They do indirect work, such as capacity building.
Collective Impact is:
Common agenda, shared measurement, mutually reinforcing activities, continuous communication, backbone.
Just another term for what communities have been doing for centuries; community collaboration.
Opportunity Santa Fe shares a data person with the community.
Has constant communication, through monthly meetings, in order to create sustainable practices.
Focuses on Results Based Accountability.
Opportunity Santa Fe collaborates with the Mayor’s Youth Advisory Board.
Work needs to be done on disconnected youth and low birthrates.
Guest Speaker: Penny Holcomb, AmeriCorps VISTA with Opportunity Santa Fe – The Reading Group & Free Book Opportunity!
Water Fiesta Program is filled up! – There is a total of 22 presentations.
Next meeting: Friday, October 25th, at 12:00pm-1:00pm at SITE Santa Fe, 1606 Paseo De Peralta.