Navigation of Resources emerged as a Smarter Communities topic area at The People’s Roadmap Workshop – Queens Edition (November 9, 2017). Use this thread to continue that discussion!
Community thoughts about Current State
- Small business - it’s all about loans, where are the grants?
- NYC Civic Service Design Studio’s reach in the city (its new)
- We are trying to find jobs when we can start them…
- Problem of too many choices for advancing career or reentering workforce
- Silo’d resources and understanding of social service opportunities
- Subway ad campaigns for unequal pay
Community thoughts about Desired Future State
- Resource navigation clearinghouse (w/ good UX)
- Well designed experience to help job search
- Small business grants!
- Better bike lanes to encourage more green transportation
- Program reach out to people to help them start businesses