Community is at the center of everything we do. Frederiksted Voices is our plan to engage with residents and businesses to collaboratively design and deliver sustainable projects/programs that will improve all stakeholders' wellbeing in the Frederiksted historic district. If we are successful, we will have:
Encourage informed participation by consistently providing reliable and relevant information, establishing a trusted dialogue with the community, and empowering the public to engage more confidently and get involved.
A solid understanding of the public’s values and ideas.
Demonstrated the value of Clean Sweep Frederiksted as an active, collaborative, and supportive community partner on joint ventures and collaborative projects that respond to community-driven issues and priorities.
Improved decision-making and actions. The community adds an important dimension to our decision-making process. They add a crucial perspective to enrich our thinking and planning. This knowledge, integrated into local decision-making, helps ensure that the decisions we make are optimal for the community and best fit current conditions and needs.
Higher rates of community participation and leadership development by offering a variety of and meaningful opportunities for people to take part in the changes within their community,
Built more trust in each other by making community engagement a priority and identifying opportunities to integrate community feedback in our processes. Solving problems together.
Stimulated a vibrant community, retained residents, attracted and retained businesses, and improved our standing in the community. A positive city image draws visitors, residents, businesses, and employees to a community, which ultimately strengthens our community.
These outcomes will help us facilitate our vision of the Frederiksted historic district to be recognized as a vibrant, desirable, and sustainable community with a small-town atmosphere to live, work, learn, shop, play, and visit.
Our goal is to partner with community stakeholders to design and deliver projects and programs that will improve the well-being of all residents, business owners, and visitors that live, work, learn, shop, and play in the Frederiksted Historic District.
PhotoVoice is a community engagement process that uses photography to document, reflect upon, and communicate issues of concern, while stimulating social change.