Click HERE for the Lets Talk Housing page and a complete library of all related materials.
Community Outreach Summary
- RHNA 6 Outreach Summary editable template that includes summaries of all countywide efforts, key takeaways, and instructions.
- Demographic Outreach Tool Template compare total outreach event attendence and polling results to your jurisdiction's most recent U.S. Census data and automatically generate tables and charts. Click to download then read Instructions tab.
Countywide Meeting and Webinar Summaries
Stakeholder Listening Sessions
- Session 1 Fair Housing Summary PDF Word
- Session 2 Housing Advocates Summary PDF Word
- Session 3 Developers/Builders Summary PDF Word
- Session 4 Service Providers Summary PDF Word
Creating an Affordable Future Webinar Series
Introducton to the Housing Element Countywide Meetings
- Jurisdiction Meeting Summaries and Appendices Folder
- Our Stories: Housing in San Mateo County PDF Word - Quotes collected by Let's Talk Housing about people's housing experiences.
Equity Advisory Group
See outreach summary above for description
Outreach Best Practices
These resources help you center equity and inclusion in all your outreach efforts.
HCD's Housing Element Public Participation Checklist to help you think through elements of crafting an outreach strategy, choosing proper outreach channels, and design outreach materials (February 2021).
Needs Assessment Checklist, a similar one page checklist produced by Cascadia Partners (May 2021).
Multilingual Meetings Best Practices (May 2021). ABAG produced one pager with vital tips.
Funding for Multi-lingual Outreach. ABAG has funding up to $1,000 for each jurisdiction for interpretation or translation services. More information here.
Engage How To! Introduction to Remote Engagement Webinar recording and slidedeck. A 2 hour webinar produced by ABAG covering the basics of online public outreach.
Tools and Tips
Zoom Interpretation Function Training video and slide deck - Quick training on the Zoom simultaneous interpretation function for multilingual meetings.
ABAG Zoom tips (May 2021).
- ABAG's Social Media Toolkit helps jurisdictions communicate with their residents about Housing Element updates (October 2021)
Tools for Online Meetings
Mentimeter is an online tool for creating word clouds.
Miro or Mural are tools for virtual whiteboards. Collect feedback and ideas from meeting participants in real time.
21 Elements Engagement Plan
Draft Community Engagement Plan for the 21 Elements collaborative (updated December 2020).