Priorities and Focus Areas
For there to be ONE Ferguson, children must be a main priority. Creating a safe environment that supports and educates our children is the goal. Actions will be implemented that specifically address and improve social and educational outcomes for Ferguson youth.
ONE Ferguson will focus on developing opportunities and creative ways to engage businesses and the residents of Ferguson in meaningful enterprises that foster possibilities, pride, ownership and opportunity.
Community is the essence of the action plan. Community based conversations are critical to establishing trusted working relationships among residents and allies, including law enforcement and key community groups. Listening sessions, relationship building and providing specifically designed actionable steps engaging allies will grow the opportunity for a more immediate culture shift toward inclusion. Actions will be made to engage the community in designing programs that promote an equitable and unbiased society.
Police & Court Reform
Providing reform to the justice system through refinement of local ordinances and coordinated efforts to restructure the process in which police and courts are presently operating in the region.
Community Relations & Development
Providing opportunities and formulating structured dialogues to encourage residents to openly discuss issues that divide us across racial, socio-economic, and political boundaries.
Formation of innovative ways to bring development to our community and region.
Citizenship Support & Progress
Improving opportunities for residents to be engaged in Ferguson and coordination of resources and grass roots efforts that improve the living conditions of all residents of our community.
Resident Education Advocacy
Expansion and promotion of youth programs, civic agencies, and educational programs that provide community education and training.