Activity 1.4: Getting to know your community
Following are some key questions to answer as you get to know
the community your organisation serves. Completed this activity in
- General Character of the Community.
What is the general character of the community served by your organisation?
Urban, suburban, rural, national or international? How does this impact on
the services provided or products sold?
- Strengths and Weaknesses
What are the major strengths or assets of the community? What are the weaknesses
- Cultural makeup
What racial and ethnic groups are prevalent in the community? What special
challenges are presented by cultural diversity?
- Demographic Information
What relevant demographic information is available about the community
in which the organisation is located?