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San Francisco Bay Fish Project Highlights. Stakeholder Advisory Group Meeting Dec. 5, 2012. Project Highlights. Stakeholder Advisory Group (SAG) evaluation Funded group evaluations Educational materials Recommendations Next steps.
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San Francisco Bay Fish Project HighlightsStakeholder Advisory Group MeetingDec. 5, 2012Project Highlights
  • Stakeholder Advisory Group (SAG) evaluation
  • Funded group evaluations
  • Educational materials
  • Recommendations
  • Next steps
  • Has your participation in the SAG contributed to new activities in your organization? (or contributed to change and/or improvement of current activities)SAG EvaluationQuestion not asked at the December 2010 the September 2011 meetingsComments indicated a desire to further expand community outreach (e.g., “need to reach even more people” and “total numbers of people communicated with was <1000 vs. 7 million Bay Area residents.”Funded GroupsResearch to identify the most at-risk Asian/Pacific Islander groups
  • Outreach and educational through community partners, and at community events, fishing locations, clinics, etc.
  • Conducted bilingual workshops on fish contamination issues to at-risk groups
  • Waiting room survey and educational intervention at Native American Health Center, Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) clinic in Oakland
  • Trained WIC clinic staff on fish contamination issues
  • Developed and delivered “Making Healthy Fish Choices” curriculum over a 5 month period for WIC clients
  • Interviewed and educated anglers at fishing locations in Bayview Hunters-Point (San Francisco)
  • Community presentations (churches, community events)
  • Workshops with women of childbearing age at health clinics and hospitals
  • Photo: Winnie Seto - Aqua Vista PierPhoto: Winnie Seto - Fishers at Pier 30Delivered safe Bay fish lessons to 6 elementary school classes
  • Trained 6 classes give safe Bay fish presentations to family members and school peers
  • Trained and assisted students in interviewing and delivering SF Bay fish advisory information to anglers fishing on SF Bay piers
  • Sustainability
  • APA
  • Continuing to distribute advisory brochures and the leftover incentive materials at events and activities
  • Continuing to integrate the fish information into programs such as health workshops and parenting classes (partner organizations, too) 
  • CIEA
  • Received a $3,000 grant from the Center for Environmental Health to implement curriculum “Making Healthy Fish Choices” at other locations
  • WIC clinic providing fish information through regular nutritional counseling 
  • Greenaction
  • Planning to have website links and their project materials on their website
  • Continuing to be a resource for their community and provide information about the safe consumption practices and the advisory 
  • KftB
  • Implementing the Safe Bay Food Consumption Project curriculum into four classes this fall as part of their Watershed Action Program
  • Educational Materials
  • Warning signs
  • Developed 4 panel advisory brochures with 2 covers (26,000 copies)
  • “Kiosk” version
  • Translation to 11 languages:
  • English
  • Spanish
  • Chinese
  • Tagalog
  • Vietnamese
  • Cambodian
  • Kids coloring book
  • Educational video
  • Media activity
  • Advisory brochure
  • Laotian
  • Samoan
  • Tongan
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Warning sign“Kiosk” versionRecommendations
  • Strong support for continuing current activities (SAG, grants, educational materials/actv., training/technical assistance)
  • Many ideas for new educational materials/activities
  • Integrate fish contamination information into mercury reduction programs
  • tip card or sticker/ruler with advice for anglers
  • educational videos, audio messages, and social media projects
  • educational curriculum (include online option)
  • Develop www.sfbayfish.orgwebsite (the website and QR code on the signs)
  • Recommendations
  • Further research
  • Characterize subsistence anglers
  • Determine effectiveness of messages, materials, and activities
  • Small grant program
  • More funding
  • More in-depth training to increase technical knowledge
  • Increase evaluation support
  • Promote collaboration/sharing among groups
  • Project Next Steps
  • Continue with sign posting and materials distribution
  • Delta needs assessment
  • Future funding is still uncertain
  • Keep SAG updated by email
  • Related Search
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