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1 PUBLIC VALUE STATEMENTS Summary Less work time lost Less food insecurity Increase financial stability Increased job stability Decreased unemployment Improved academic scores Reduced poverty Decreased juvenile delinquency and crime (increase family well being) Decrease absenteeism Increase effectiveness of public funds Decrease teen pregnancy Decrease in gang activity, delinquency Reduce health care costs (unemployment and taxpayer) Fewer low birth rate babies Less chronic disease Increase quality of life (workforce preparation) Reduced need for public food assistance Decrease in demand for human services Decrease in insurance costs Public Value Group Work Page 1 Decrease health care costs keeps youth off the streets Academic success better citizens o Test score improvement and breakfast programs/summer feeding programs Improve family relations and medical o Decrease in risky behaviors Job basic skills increase confidence to interview Improve parenting skills Increase schooling and job success Improve food preparation skills Food Security Page 2 Family infra structure social relationships around food Increase social and human capital 1

2 Improve self sufficiency Increase consumption of local foods = economic impact Decrease in health care costs Reduction in obesity (child and adult) Prevention of crimes/gangs (by after school programs, sense of community) Skill set development employment economic development Top Three Community and economic development Food security Increase positive health and well being outcomes Page 3 Better decision makers Reduce overall healthcare costs Decrease risk behaviors Embracing the value of diversity* Page 4 Improved test scores* Reduced dependence of public assistance Increased food security Reduced health care costs Increased sales of fruit and vegetables o Increased farm diversity. o Increased sale for markets Enhanced sense of community o Decrease crime o Increase feeling of safety Reduced number of youth in juvenile justice system* Increased number of minorities in health professions Decrease in LBW babies (decreased health care costs)* Less work time lost/better worker productivity Decrease costs related to food borne illness Improved parenting skills decrease youth in social services Improved child care quality Page 5 Savings on healthcare cost Reduce juvenile delinquency Empower economics 2

3 Page 6 Better parenting skills Improve money management skills Increase parenting skills *Increase health decrease healthcare costs* Increase self esteem Increase sense of community Increase work attendance, productivity* builds advocacy and leadership* Improve test scores Improve attendance Increase self esteem and confidence Family meals = increased literacy, decreased delinquency Increase sense of community, engagement Page 7 Short Term 1. Increase FV(Future Value?) Healthy society Decrease sick days Decrease health care dollars 2. Decrease red meat 3. Decrease juvenile delinquency* (lesson + activity) Mid Term 1. Decrease food dollars, increase nutrition 2. Decrease fe def anemia 3. Decrease teen pregnancy* 4. Increase high school graduation 5. Decrease food poisoning 6. Decrease drug/substance abuse* 7. Empowerment of women* (e.g. increase self sufficiency) Long Term 1. Decrease insurance cost 2. Decrease poverty rate 3. Decrease dependence on welfare programs 4. Decrease obesity 5. Increase academic performance* 3

4 Page 8 6. Decrease bankruptcy 1. Increase self suffiency 2. Increase food security, decrease demand of emergency food services. 3. Better nourished families a. Leads to lower public health cost.(public insurance) b. Improve attendance in school i. Wak ii. Increase test scores 4. Higher test scores = higher educational achievement among students no child left behind. 5. Lower drop out rates (eating healthier, being healthy) 6. Behavioral skill could improve family relationships kids delinquency. 7. Reduce obesity and their health related consequences (chronic diseases) = quality of life. 8. Improve community involvement! a. Cohesion Page 9 Economic advantage o Hiring paraprofessionals o Healthier workforce Chronic Disease Prevention o Complimentary of other organizations o Herd immunity Population Improving Food Security o Access to food, program referrals, savings Community Safety Net o Working with high risk groups Page Healthier Workforce* 2. Reduce healthcare costs 3. Improve dietary quality of community members 4. Improve food budgets* 5. Improved academic performance 6. Improved productivity* Page 11 4

5 1. Reduction of poverty a. Decrease dependence on emergency foods b. Decrease food insecurity i. More effective use of resources 2. Reducing healthcare costs a. Decrease use of emergency healthcare b. Increase prenatal healthcare c. Increase dental health d. Decrease Chronic disease risk i. Obesity ii. Diabetes iii. Hypertension iv. CVD 3. Increase family well being a. Eating together b. Preparing meals together c. Enhanced early childhood development Page Reduce unemployment 2. Build confidence a. Cost benefit with shopping 3. Reduce health care costs 4. Reduce drop out rates 5. Increase demands for local shopping/food purchases 6. Reduce frequency of low birth rate and infant mortality 7. Reduce obesity* 8. Enhance demand for Agriculture in the state (Gardening, Farmer s Market) 9. Increase demand for healthier foods in Grocery Stores 10. Creates opportunities to keep youth off the streets. 11. Curriculum/Physical Activity enhanced in schools 12. Increased Quality of Life & Policy Applications 13. Building & maximizing strategic partnerships/improving communities overall Page Improved academics/test scores* 2. Better work/school a. Improved productivity 3. less reliance on emergency food system* 4. reduced risk of obesity* a. Decreased healthcare costs 5

6 5. Individual financial stability helps improve economy, particularly with mortgage crisis. Page 14 Increase academic achievement Decrease juvenile delinquency/crime Decrease healthcare costs Increase job attainment Increase public appropriations Increase public application of research Increase efficient & effective use of public dollars Decrease poverty Increase public leadership Increase family friendly policy Decrease family hunger Decrease food borne illness Page 15 Reduce need for public food assistance Reduces public healthcare costs Improved academics /test scores Reduced risk of obesity o Reduced healthcare costs Less reliance on emergency food system. Page 16 Families are more food secure Reduced reliance on food banks & food pantries o no public need for food donations or commodities Families or individuals are able to find or hold jobs* o reduced poverty & need for public assistance EFNEP employees are paid by federal funds that are spend in local communities EFNEP employees feel empowered* o They complete education o Their children pursue higher education Increase self sufficiency Impact on local use of specific healthful foods o Increase fruits & vegetables Grocers, farmers markets, etc. Improved health of families & individuals* 6

7 o Reduced healthcare costs Decrease in healthcare costs due to fewer food borne illnesses. * Page 17 Improved outcomes from health issues Decrease incidence of chronic disease Women find voices Motivations to improve education *Improve choices for spending money* o Increased financial stability for food and beyond Program Assistants gain personal skills for role in community/advocacy *Cost/benefit of health, food safety* Food security from food insecurity Neighborhoods can change, cultural shift when work in small groups over time in neighborhoods safety, social network Increase quality of life using EFNEP certificate to acquire job work force preparation Page 18 Reduced dependence on Public Assistance Reduced health care costs Less work time lost/increase worker productivity Fewer low birth weight babies Less food insecurity Less chronic disease 7

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