DFC Goal One: Increase community collaboration

Objective 1: By 9/01/2016 increase coalition membership by 25%, from 75 to 94 members, measured by meeting minutes and CIAs.

Strategy 1: Increase membership through outreach to the 12 sectors

Activity Who is responsible? By when?
Conduct outreach by direct calls, emails or scheduling meetings to increase participation from all 12 sectors. Coalition Chair,Steering Committee 6/15/15
Make presentations to key community organizations across the 12 sectors. Coalition Chair,Steering Committee 9/01/15

 

Strategy 2: Enhance coalition leadership

Activity Who is responsible? By when?
Invite potential leaders to lead committees, present to the coalition, or conduct an assessment task. Steering Committee, Coordinator 6/15/2016
Conduct 2 Steering Committee Leadership retreats. Coordinator, Chair 7/30/2016
Invite potential leaders to participate in BIG VILLAGE hosted or CADCA training on Strategic Prevention Framework principles. Steering Committee, Sector Reps 7/30/2016
Hold volunteer recognition event where coalition leaders are specifically recognized. Event Planning Committee 9/30/2016

 

Objective 2: By 09/1/2016 increase membership representation of schools by 100%, from 8 members to 16 members, as measured by CIAs and meeting attendance.

Strategy 1: Conduct outreach to schools

Activity Who is responsible? By when?
Conduct process with Big Village members to glean school contacts and leads. Leverage existing school principals and other staff relationships. Schools Sector Reps., Schools Liaison 1/30/2016
Conduct one-on-one meetings with school administrators, student services staff, teachers and school health professionals to better understand each school’s risk and protective factors and find opportunities for collaboration. Schools Liaison, Schools Sector Reps. 2/15/2016
Attend community fairs and school events to promote Big Village’s mission and goals and glean information. Schools Liaison 6/30/2016

 

Objective 3: By 09/1/2016 increase awareness of Big Village Coalition by increasing website visits by 50% (from average of 500 per month to 750 per month); and increasing participation in community events by 50%, from average 50 to 75 persons.

Strategy 1: Increase online presence

Activity Who is responsible? By when?
Improve the usability of Big Village’s website to make it more interactive and to promote initiatives and events. Media Sector, Youth Sector Reps. 1/30/2016
Increase social networking presence by increasing posts on Facebook and other social networking sites. Media Sector, Youth Sector Reps. 7/30/2016

 

Strategy 2: Conduct strategic community outreach

Activity Who is responsible? By when?
Attend community events and arrange individual meetings to promote BIG VILLAGE’s mission and goals. Coalition Members, Chair 6/15/2016
Present Big Village’s goals and initiatives at community meetings across the 12 sectors, seeking organizations that may not be aware of Big Village’s work. Steering Committee, Coordinator 7/30/2016

 

Objective 4: By 9/1/2016 increase sustainability by garnering and recording 100% match and increasing the budget by 25%, from $125,000 to $156,250, through grants and donations.

Strategy 1: Form a Sustainability Committee

Activity Who is responsible? By when?
Work with Steering Committee to establish Sustainability Goals and recruit Work Group members. Steering Committee 1/30/2016
Research and pursue new grants for Coalition’s work. Sustainability Committee 9/30/2016
Develop a sustainability plan. Sustainability Committee 9/30/2016

 

DFC Goal Two: Reduce youth substance use

Objective 1: By 09/1/2016 increase enforcement by increasing MIP citations by 100%, from 35 minors under 18 cited in 2013/14 to 70 MIPs cited in 2014/15, as measured by PPB records.

Strategy 1: Change consequences: Conduct MIP enforcement

Activity Who is responsible? By when?
With Police and OLCC enforcement, identify MIP “hot spots” and determine an enforcement schedule with incentives for police to patrol “hot spots”. Law Enforcement Sector (PPB and OLCC) , MIP Committee 1/30/2016
Conduct pre and post enforcement observation assessments of “hot spots”, conduct youth focus groups and survey to measure youth perceptions of getting caught by police. MIP Committee Pre and Post: 5/01/20168/31/2016
Establish concentrated enforcement around identified “hot spots” at parks and locations downtown. Post signage at the “hot spot” emphasizing MIP Laws. Law Enforcement Sector (PPB and OLCC) 8/31/2016

 

Strategy 2: Change policy and consequences: Advocate for Juvenile Courts to prosecute MIPs with a strong intervention/diversion component.

Activity Who is responsible? By when?
Assess opportunities and challenges for changing MIP prosecution policy to include some positive intervention/consequence for 1st and 2nd time offenders. MIP Work Group 3/1/2016
Research and present best practice models in other jurisdictions and illustrate effectiveness with data and share with Juvenile Court and community. MIP Work Group 3/1/2016
Garner school, parent and youth support to change policy. MIP Work Group 5/30/2016
Propose a pilot project with Juvenile Court to adjust court policies related to prosecution of MIP citations with a strong assessment and intervention component to be implemented May-July to coincide with increased enforcement. MIP Work Group 8/31/2016

           

Objective 1: By 9/1/2016 reduce youth social access to alcohol by 11% from 20% of 11th graders who report getting alcohol at parties to 18%; and by 9% (1.5 use-rate percentage points) from 17.5% of 11th graders who report getting from a friend over 21 to 16% as measured by student surveys.

Strategy 1: Change consequences: Establish party dispersal enforcement strategies

Activity Who is responsible? By when?
Train PPB officers in party patrol and party dispersal techniques. MIP Work Group and PPB and OLCC 8/31/2016
Work with PPB and OLCC to streamline party detection and dispersal policies and processes, including removing barriers for enforcement by addressing where minors can be detained after they have been cited. MIP Work Group and PPB and OLCC 8/31/2016
Support law enforcement efforts to conduct patrols to break up parties. MIP Work Group and PPB and OLCC 8/31/2016

 

Strategy 2: Change policy and change consequences: Pass a Social Host Ordinance

Activity Who is responsible? By when?
Research Social Host Ordinances (SHOs), including garnering resources from CADCA and discussing with other communities who have passed SHOs. Underage Drinking Work Group 1/01/2016
Meet with law enforcement, city council members and the city attorney to determine the SHO language and process for proposing. Underage Drinking Work Group, Law Enforcement, ONI 3/01/2016
Craft and deliver messaging to community stakeholders and the media on the need for the ordinance and educate council members on benefits of SHO. Underage Drinking Work Group, Media Partners 7/01/2016

 

Objective 2: By 9/1/2016 increase 11th graders perception that adults in their community think it is wrong for a minor to drink alcohol by 9% (5 percentage points), from 55% to 60%, as measured by student surveys.

Strategy 1: Reduce barriers and provide support: Develop a multi-bureau events office that will facilitate public safety and neighborhood input on community event applications, approve event licenses and support event organizers to reduce promotion, over-service and service to minors.

Activity Who is responsible? By when?
Meet with current bureau representatives involved in event coordination: Parks, Fire, Transportation, the Revenue Bureau, the City, and Police to create a comprehensive, holistic process that includes safety and livability protections. Underage Drinking Work Group, City of Portland Partners 4/1/2016
Craft and deliver messaging to garner support for the new office. Media/Communications Partners 6/1/2016
Draft a proposal for policy changes and budget for the new office and propose to city council. Underage Drinking Work Group 9/1/2016

 

Strategy 2: Change physical environment and change policy: Establish policies and practices to regulate alcohol advertisement

Activity Who is responsible? By when?
Provide City of Portland crime prevention coordinators with a model Good Neighbor Agreement to reduce alcohol advertisements. Underage Drinking Work Group, City of Portland Partners 4/1/2016
Emphasize advertisement restrictions in Good Neighbor Agreements (GNAs) between convenience stores and the City and increase enforcement of plans. Underage Drinking Work Group, City of Portland Partners 5/31/2016
Change current laws to expand drug-free zones to include banning advertising within 1000 feet of a school. Underage Drinking Work Group, Law Enforcement 5/31/2016
With Bureau of Development Services, review sign ordinance and adopt new policies. Underage Drinking Work Group 8/31/2016

 

Strategy 3: Reduce access and change policies: Limit alcohol outlet density through policy and zoning changes

Activity Who is responsible? By when?
Petition OLCC for rulemaking to establish “high alcohol outlet density” as grounds for denying a liquor license application. Policy Committee 5/30/2016
Establish a standardized server policy and provide training and recognition to bars and restaurants in high density/high incident neighborhoods that adopt safe serving policies and practices. Policy Committee, Business Sector (Bar Owners Partners) 5/30/2016
Work with City of Portland to establish policies for an “Entertainment License” for bars/clubs in high density neighborhoods to establish high expectations and incentivize responsible bar owners. Policy Committee, Business Sector (Bar Owners Partners) 9/1/2016

 

Objective 3: By 9/1/2016 increase 11th graders perception that adults in their community think it is wrong for youth to use marijuana by 8% (5 percentage points) from 64% of 11th graders to 69% as measured by student surveys.

Strategy 1: Change physical environment: regulate marijuana advertisement

Activity Who is responsible? By when?
Join prevention advocates across the state to advocate for regulating marijuana advertisements at and for medical marijuana dispensaries, to limit the size and number of visible ads and to ban ads that appeal to youth. Marijuana Work Group, Chair and Vice-Chair 8/01/2016
Provide City of Portland crime prevention coordinators with a model Good Neighbor Agreement to reduce marijuana advertisements. Marijuana Work Group, City of Portland Partners 4/1/2016
Emphasize advertisement restrictions in Good Neighbor Agreements (GNAs) between convenience stores and the City and increase enforcement of plans. Marijuana Work Group, City of Portland Partners 5/31/2016
Change current policy to expand drug-free zones to include a ban on advertising within 1000 feet of a school. Marijuana Work Group 5/31/2016
With Bureau of Development services, review sign ordinances and change policies to limit signs. Marijuana Work Group 8/31/2016

 

Strategy 2: Change physical environment: Reduce public smoking of marijuana downtown

Activity Who is responsible? By when?
With Portland Clean and Safe and City Park Rangers, develop and enforce clear policies around public smoking. City Partners, Marijuana Work Group 4/1/2016
With the Tobacco Prevention Coalition, include marijuana in policy, enforcement and education in the discussion and implementation of Clean Air Policies. Marijuana Work, Public Health Partners 4/1/2016

 

Objective 4: By 9/1/2016 decrease 11th graders perception of access by 4% (3 percentage points) from 71% who say it is easy or very easy to get marijuana to 68% as measured by student surveys.

Strategy 1: Change Policies and Provide Support: Reduce presence of marijuana at Schools

Activity Who is responsible? By when?
Train teachers/coaches and staff to recognize marijuana use and to enforce policy. Marijuana Work Group Schools Partners 1/30/2016
Engage Portland Public Schools, SROs and community partners to ensure policies are enforced and include appropriate consequences and effective interventions. Schools Partners 4/30/2016
Support the implementation of SBIRT (Screening Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment) in High School Health centers to address “low perception of harm.” Schools Partners, Health Partners 9/1/2016

 

Strategy 2: Increase barriers and provide support: to reduce youth access to marijuana from Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

Activity Who is responsible? By when?
Educate and provide support and training to retailers to prevent service to minors. Marijuana Work Group 12/30/2014
Publicize rules that restrict youth access and provide signage with clear description of rules. Marijuana Work Group Media Sector 12/20/2014
Advocate for zoning to reduce impact of dispensaries (i.e. limit saturation, limit distance from schools). Marijuana Work Group, City Partners 9/20/2014