Del Rey Well-Being Index Executive Summary
The Health and Wellness Committee serves to connect community members to neighborhood programs and institutions to promote health and wellness in Del Rey. It will actively involve Del Rey Neighborhood Council and community members in defining and implementing activities, connections, and programs that reduce barriers to fostering a healthy community and also improve access to healthy lifestyles and options for those who live, work, and play in Del Rey.
The BIG Mission Statement:
Increase citizen participation and make our government more responsible for local needs by measuring what matters to improve the quality of life for residents, business/property owners and stakeholders in Del Rey.
The Big Goals:
- Establish Del Rey as the first Neighborhood Council in Los Angeles to pilot the Health & Wellness initiatives for universal adoption for other NCs
- Conduct the Quality of Life assessment in Del Rey and generate an executive summary report to provide insights of our current state of well-being as guidelines for making informed decisions for future Neighborhood Council policies, programs and plans
- Declare Del Rey as a compassionate neighborhood and dedicate September 11th-21st as the Compassionate Action Week
HealthyPeople.gov – listed as an approved organization in the Healthy People 2020 Consortium, an organization to improve the health of all Americans
Let’s Move! – members of the Let’s Move! Campaign, a comprehensive initiative launched by the First Lady, Michelle Obama
Charter for Compassion – participants of the Compassionate Communities campaign to bring compassion-driven actions to Del Rey
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DEL REY WELL-BEING INDEX
In October 2014, we initiated the ‘Back to the Basics’ plan in Del Rey by developing the Del Rey Well-Being Index, a 8-10 minute online opt-in survey to measure our current state of well-being to identify our community’s strengths and needs. Take the assessment today by clicking on one of the Areas/Zonas below where you live, work or play in Del Rey and provide us your input!
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COMPASSIONATE DEL REY DIALOGUE
On 13th November 2014, the DRNC Board of Directors unanimously approved the Del Rey Charter for Compassion to commit to working together for Del Rey to become a compassionate neighborhood, where the needs of all the inhabitants are recognized and met, the well-being of the entire community is a priority, and where all people and living things are treated with respect. A neighborhood where compassion is fully alive is a thriving, resilient neighborhood whose members are moved by empathy to take compassionate action and able to confront crises with innovative solutions to confidently navigate through changes in the economy and the environment, and are resilient enough to bounce back readily from natural and made-made disasters.
Get involved by creating a 6 second Vine video “My Name is…Compassionate Del Rey is..” and share it using #CompassionateDelRey and join our monthly dialogue hour at the Del Rey Farmers’ Market, or coming to a Neighborhood Council meeting. By sharing your voice, we will be able to work together to create the neighborhood we want to live in – an environment that fosters creativity, compassion, health, and wellness.
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WALK [HAPPY] IN DEL REY
Want to create connections across Del Rey? Join us on our monthly healthy walks around the neighborhood. Routes vary from month-to-month as we develop partnerships between the Neighborhood Council and local businesses, and visiting local sporting events in Del Rey to connect with neighbors, share our work, and create opportunities for collaboration. Have an idea for a future route? Let us know where you want to see us and join our group!
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FOR MORE INFORMATION
Contact: Mika Kim, Mika.Kim@delreync.org
Meetings: 1st Thursdays of the month (6:30pm-8pm)
Location: Varies from Area-to-Area in Del Rey, see our Calendar for exact location
Facebook: Join as a member on our Facebook Group to continue the dialogue!