Tualatin Hills Park and Recreation District
Community Resources, Focus groups, Needs assessment, Strategic planning
The objective of the project was for the district to better understand the needs of the community it serves as well as to develop a plan for moving forward with the diversity and inclusion efforts of the district. The project also involved a review of practices and experiences from around the nation as well as a review of the composition of the community and perspectives of internal staff members. Specifically, the project had four components:
- Best Practices/Promising Practices Review
- Review of THPRD Programs
- Community Needs Assessment
- Examination of Existing Demographic and Quantitative Data
Portland State University. Hatfield School of Government. Center for Public Service; Nishishiba, Masami; Girard, Jillian; Durden, Lisa; and Alamillo, Cynthia, "Engaging and Serving Diverse Communities: Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District Inclusive Outreach and Diversity Development Project Report" (2014). Center for Public Service Publications and Reports. 8.