Main Street Economic Vitality Resources

Resources for the 2023-2024 Main Street Economic Vitality Hub training and technical assistance program.

Workshop 1: Economic Vitality 101
March 22, 10:00-11:30 am

Link to Recording: https://youtu.be/3EcbEwFRENg 

Session Slides: Click here for slides

Homework: Collect and review existing reports, plans, or studies that relate to your downtown district.
–  Hubs: Please email these reports to Alison Cassin at acassin@rdiinc.org
–  Spokes: Please review your reports as a team

Stakeholder Mapping Worksheet
Hubs & Spokes: Please complete the Stakeholder Mapping Worksheet. Fill in the worksheet with people and organizations who are connected to or should be connected to your economic vitality work. We’ll discuss this worksheet with the Hub communities at our Technical Assistance site visits in May.

Session Evaluation: If you haven’t already taken it, please click the following link to fill out the brief survey about the Economic Vitality 101 workshop. Your feedback is appreciated! www.surveymonkey.com/r/23MS1

Workshop 2: From Numbers to Action
April 26, 10:00-11:30 am

Link to Recording: https://youtu.be/3U6EQl7gN18

Session Slides: Click here for slides

Homework: 
Fieldwork Data
Main Street Data Sources 

Data Snapshots: 
Bandon/Coos County
Cave Junction/Josephine County
Coquille/Coos County
Reedsport/Douglas County

Session Evaluation: If you haven’t already taken it, please click the following link to fill out the brief survey about the From Numbers to Action workshop. Your feedback is appreciated! www.surveymonkey.com/r/2023MS2

Workshop 3: Main Street Business & Community Outreach
June 20, 10:00-11:30 am

Link to Recording: https://youtu.be/xPxV-hBVtjc

Session Slides: Click here for slides

Homework: 
Stakeholder Outreach Handout
Sample Engagement Questions

Main Street America Resources
Survey for Small Businesses
Focus Group Questions for Small Businesses
Focus Group Questions for Stakeholders

Session Evaluation: If you haven’t already taken it, please click the following link to fill out the brief survey about the Business and Community Outreach workshop. Your feedback is appreciated! www.surveymonkey.com/r/2023MS3

NEW Workshop 4: Key Mindsets for Inclusive Engagement July 12, 11:00 am-12 noon

Link to Recording: https://youtu.be/tpH8xY1gdls

Session Slides: Click here for slides

Session Evaluation: If you haven’t already taken it, please click the following link to fill out the brief survey about the Key Mindsets for Inclusive Engagement workshop. Your feedback is appreciated! www.surveymonkey.com/r/23MSkey

Workshop 5: Place-Based Economy Building

Link to Recording: https://youtu.be/PEALLLWFsLo

Session Slides: Click here for slides

Handouts:
Strengthening Business Clusters
Wealth Building Framework

Session Evaluation: If you haven’t already taken it, please click the following link to fill out the brief survey about the Place-Based Economy Building workshop. Your feedback is appreciated! https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/2023MS3b

Workshop 6: Innovation in Rural with Brad Attig, Foundry Collective

Link to Recording: https://youtu.be/wys4hAnx7o8?si=W15jzft9GgCzHcPp

Session Slides: Click here for slides

Session Evaluation: If you haven’t already taken it, please click the following link to fill out the brief survey about the workshop focused on innovation in rural. Your feedback is appreciated! https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/8FXGKQG

Workshop 7: Entrepreneurship in Rural with Brad Attig, Foundry Collective

Link to Recording: https://youtu.be/wys4hAnx7o8?si=W15jzft9GgCzHcPp

Session Slides: Click here for slides

Session Evaluation: If you haven’t already taken it, please click the following link to fill out the brief survey about the workshop focused on innovation in rural. Your feedback is appreciated! https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/8FXGKQG

Workshop 8: Energy Efficiency & Historic Preservation with John Goodenberger & Lucien Swerdloff, Clatsop Community College Historic Preservation & Restoration

Link to Recording:  https://youtu.be/6rUw1lywhck?si=y6nmhvoCQY1Ve0j0

Session Slides: Click here for slides

Resources: Click here for the Historic Preservation and Energy Efficiency Guide for Historic Commercial Buildings, from Clatsop Community College, Pacific Power, Oregon Main Street, and Energy Trust of Oregon.

Click here for resources and contact information from John Goodenberger and Lucien Swerdloff.

Click here for a list of historic preservation grant opportunities.

Restore Oregon Resources:

Session Evaluation: If you haven’t already taken it, please click the following link to fill out the brief survey about the workshop focused on Energy Efficiency & Historic Preservation. Your feedback is appreciated! https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/24MS1

Workshop 9: Resiliency on Main: To be held on March 22, 10:00-11:30 am

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