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GOAL: Safe and Secure Community

Sources: CC Meeting

Expand police presence

  • ACTION STEPS: Advocate for increased police patrols, including bike patrols and identifying locations for officers to complete paperwork

COORDINATION

Community: Magnolia Park/Manchester NST | Role: Advocate

City: Houston Police Department | Role: Support

Community Connectors: East End District | Role: Support


Increase participation in HPD’s Positive Interaction Program

  • ACTION STEPS: Advocate for increased participation in the East Side Division’s Positive Interaction Program as a means to strengthen the relationship between residents and the police

COORDINATION

Community: Magnolia Park/Manchester NST | Role: Advocate, Outreach

City: Houston Police Department | Role: Support

Community Connectors: Area Civic Organizations | Role: Advocate, Outreach


Improve communication between the community and law enforcement agencies

  • ACTION STEPS: Work in partnership with HPD, Harris County Constable Office Precinct 2, and other law enforcement agencies to distribute bilingual information and outreach materials on how to report suspicious activity and non-emergency requests

COORDINATION

Community: Magnolia Park/Manchester NST | Role: Advocate, Outreach

City: Houston Police Department | Role: Support

Community Connectors: Harris County Sheriff’s Office, Harris County Constable Precinct 2


GOAL: Caring Community

Sources: NST/CC Meeting

Expand action against drugs and human trafficking

  • ACTION STEPS: Advocate for the Houston Police Department’s Vice Unit and United Against Human Trafficking to address the challenges of drug activities and human trafficking, particularly along Harrisburg from 75th Street to 78th Street and at Navigation Blvd, as well as at area parks including Woodruff, De Zavala, and Mason Parks

COORDINATION

Community: Magnolia Park/Manchester NST | Role: Advocate, Outreach

City: Houston Police Department, Mayor’s Office of Anti-Human Trafficking | Role: Support, Outreach

Community Connectors: United Against Human Trafficking


Increase awareness of programs and services for the victims of human trafficking

  • ACTION STEPS: Improve outreach, information, and service delivery for the victims of human trafficking, including information on the national human trafficking hotline (888-373-7888); Continue developing service delivery strategies for victims; Advocate for HPD’s “no arrest” program to protect sex workers in need of services

COORDINATION

Community: Magnolia Park/Manchester NST | Role: Support

City: Houston Police Department, Mayor’s Office of Anti-Human Trafficking | Role: Support, Outreach

Community Connectors: Houston Area Women’s Center, United Against Human Trafficking, Harris Health, YMCA, Ben Taub Hospital | Role: Support, Outreach


Advocate for policies that reduce human trafficking, such as “hot sheet” ordinances

  • ACTION STEPS: Advocate for additional citywide policies that reduce human trafficking, such as hot sheet ordinances that prohibit hourly rates at motels

COORDINATION

Community: Magnolia Park/Manchester NST | Role: Advocate

City: Houston Police Department, Mayor’s Office of Anti-Human Trafficking, District I | Role: Support, Advocate

Community Connectors: United Against Human Trafficking | Role: Support, Advocate


Advocate for resources and housing for the homeless

  • ACTION STEPS: Advocate for additional resources and affordable housing alternatives to reduce homelessness in the neighborhood and the city at large

COORDINATION

Community: Magnolia Park/Manchester NST | Role: Advocate

City: Mayor’s Office for Homeless Initiatives, Mayor’s Office of Veterans and Military Affairs, Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities, Housing and Community Development Department, District I | Role: Support, Advocate

Community Connectors: Coalition for the Homeless, The Way Home Houston | Role: Support


Increase awareness and service delivery for the victims of domestic violence

  • ACTION STEPS: Advocate for increased awareness and service delivery for the victims of domestic violence, including connecting victims to services and resources, and educating school age youth

COORDINATION

Community: Magnolia Park/Manchester NST | Role: Advocate

City: Houston Police Department | Role: Support, Advocate

Community Connectors: Houston Area Women’s Center, Harris County Domestic Violence Coordinating Council | Role: Support, Advocate


GOAL: Safe Environment

Sources: NST/CC Meeting

Manage stray animals

  • ACTION STEPS: Advocate for resources and services, including those provided by non-profit animal welfare organizations, to reduce stray dogs and cats, including expanding outreach efforts to educate and inform residents of spay and neuter resources available

COORDINATION

Community: Magnolia Park/Manchester NST | Role: Outreach, Advocate

City: Bureau of Animal Regulation and Control | Role: Support, Advocate

Community Connectors: Barrio Dogs, Emancipet, Houston Humane Society | Role: Support, Advocate


GOAL: Resilient and Prepared Community

Sources: CIP/CC Meeting

Improve disaster preparedness and outreach

  • ACTION STEPS: Develop a bilingual outreach strategy and campaign to ensure residents are aware of and signed up for disaster notification systems at the city and county level, including flood warning systems, hurricane and weather notifications, environmental risks and hazard notifications; Organize a smoke alarm distribution program in the community

COORDINATION

Community: Magnolia Park/Manchester NST | Role: Outreach, Advocate

City: City of Houston Office of Emergency Management, Houston Fire Department | Role: Support, Outreach, Implement

Community Connectors: Area Civic Organizations, Harris County Office of Emergency Management, Harris County Flood Control District, TEJAS | Role: Support, Outreach


Prepare for a disaster through Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training

  • ACTION STEPS: Train and prepare residents for a disaster through Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training, focus on sheltering in place emergencies

COORDINATION

Community: Magnolia Park/Manchester NST | Role: Outreach, Implement

City: City of Houston Community Emergency Response Team | Role: Support

Community Connectors: Area Civic Organizations | Role: Outreach, Implement

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GOAL: Safe and Secure Community

Sources: CC Meeting

Expand police presence

  • ACTION STEPS: Advocate for increased police patrols, including bike patrols and identifying locations for officers to complete paperwork

COORDINATION

Community: Magnolia Park/Manchester NST | Role: Advocate

City: Houston Police Department | Role: Support

Community Connectors: East End District | Role: Support


Increase participation in HPD’s Positive Interaction Program

  • ACTION STEPS: Advocate for increased participation in the East Side Division’s Positive Interaction Program as a means to strengthen the relationship between residents and the police

COORDINATION

Community: Magnolia Park/Manchester NST | Role: Advocate, Outreach

City: Houston Police Department | Role: Support

Community Connectors: Area Civic Organizations | Role: Advocate, Outreach


Improve communication between the community and law enforcement agencies

  • ACTION STEPS: Work in partnership with HPD, Harris County Constable Office Precinct 2, and other law enforcement agencies to distribute bilingual information and outreach materials on how to report suspicious activity and non-emergency requests

COORDINATION

Community: Magnolia Park/Manchester NST | Role: Advocate, Outreach

City: Houston Police Department | Role: Support

Community Connectors: Harris County Sheriff’s Office, Harris County Constable Precinct 2


GOAL: Caring Community

Sources: NST/CC Meeting

Expand action against drugs and human trafficking

  • ACTION STEPS: Advocate for the Houston Police Department’s Vice Unit and United Against Human Trafficking to address the challenges of drug activities and human trafficking, particularly along Harrisburg from 75th Street to 78th Street and at Navigation Blvd, as well as at area parks including Woodruff, De Zavala, and Mason Parks

COORDINATION

Community: Magnolia Park/Manchester NST | Role: Advocate, Outreach

City: Houston Police Department, Mayor’s Office of Anti-Human Trafficking | Role: Support, Outreach

Community Connectors: United Against Human Trafficking


Increase awareness of programs and services for the victims of human trafficking

  • ACTION STEPS: Improve outreach, information, and service delivery for the victims of human trafficking, including information on the national human trafficking hotline (888-373-7888); Continue developing service delivery strategies for victims; Advocate for HPD’s “no arrest” program to protect sex workers in need of services

COORDINATION

Community: Magnolia Park/Manchester NST | Role: Support

City: Houston Police Department, Mayor’s Office of Anti-Human Trafficking | Role: Support, Outreach

Community Connectors: Houston Area Women’s Center, United Against Human Trafficking, Harris Health, YMCA, Ben Taub Hospital | Role: Support, Outreach


Advocate for policies that reduce human trafficking, such as “hot sheet” ordinances

  • ACTION STEPS: Advocate for additional citywide policies that reduce human trafficking, such as hot sheet ordinances that prohibit hourly rates at motels

COORDINATION

Community: Magnolia Park/Manchester NST | Role: Advocate

City: Houston Police Department, Mayor’s Office of Anti-Human Trafficking, District I | Role: Support, Advocate

Community Connectors: United Against Human Trafficking | Role: Support, Advocate


Advocate for resources and housing for the homeless

  • ACTION STEPS: Advocate for additional resources and affordable housing alternatives to reduce homelessness in the neighborhood and the city at large

COORDINATION

Community: Magnolia Park/Manchester NST | Role: Advocate

City: Mayor’s Office for Homeless Initiatives, Mayor’s Office of Veterans and Military Affairs, Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities, Housing and Community Development Department, District I | Role: Support, Advocate

Community Connectors: Coalition for the Homeless, The Way Home Houston | Role: Support


Increase awareness and service delivery for the victims of domestic violence

  • ACTION STEPS: Advocate for increased awareness and service delivery for the victims of domestic violence, including connecting victims to services and resources, and educating school age youth

COORDINATION

Community: Magnolia Park/Manchester NST | Role: Advocate

City: Houston Police Department | Role: Support, Advocate

Community Connectors: Houston Area Women’s Center, Harris County Domestic Violence Coordinating Council | Role: Support, Advocate


GOAL: Safe Environment

Sources: NST/CC Meeting

Manage stray animals

  • ACTION STEPS: Advocate for resources and services, including those provided by non-profit animal welfare organizations, to reduce stray dogs and cats, including expanding outreach efforts to educate and inform residents of spay and neuter resources available

COORDINATION

Community: Magnolia Park/Manchester NST | Role: Outreach, Advocate

City: Bureau of Animal Regulation and Control | Role: Support, Advocate

Community Connectors: Barrio Dogs, Emancipet, Houston Humane Society | Role: Support, Advocate


GOAL: Resilient and Prepared Community

Sources: CIP/CC Meeting

Improve disaster preparedness and outreach

  • ACTION STEPS: Develop a bilingual outreach strategy and campaign to ensure residents are aware of and signed up for disaster notification systems at the city and county level, including flood warning systems, hurricane and weather notifications, environmental risks and hazard notifications; Organize a smoke alarm distribution program in the community

COORDINATION

Community: Magnolia Park/Manchester NST | Role: Outreach, Advocate

City: City of Houston Office of Emergency Management, Houston Fire Department | Role: Support, Outreach, Implement

Community Connectors: Area Civic Organizations, Harris County Office of Emergency Management, Harris County Flood Control District, TEJAS | Role: Support, Outreach


Prepare for a disaster through Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training

  • ACTION STEPS: Train and prepare residents for a disaster through Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training, focus on sheltering in place emergencies

COORDINATION

Community: Magnolia Park/Manchester NST | Role: Outreach, Implement

City: City of Houston Community Emergency Response Team | Role: Support

Community Connectors: Area Civic Organizations | Role: Outreach, Implement

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    GOAL: Safe and Secure Community

    • Expand police presence
    • Increase participation in HPD’s Positive Interaction Program 
    • Improve communication between the community and law enforcement agencies 


    GOAL: Caring Community 

    • Expand action against drugs and human trafficking
    • Increase awareness of programs and services for the victims of human trafficking 
    • Advocate for policies that reduce human trafficking, such as “hot sheet” ordinances
    • Advocate for resources and housing for the homeless 
    • Increase awareness and service delivery for the victims of domestic violence


    GOAL: Safe Environment

    • Manage stray animals


    GOAL: Resilient and Prepared Community 

    • Improve disaster preparedness and outreach
    • Prepare for a disaster through Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training 


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