Including local organizations and blogs in the Board’s maling list, means that all the announcements the Board shares via email can reach a bigger audience. Every email the Board sends out about calendar items, project updates etc. can potentially be forwarded to the followers of the organizations and blogs. This is a an efficient method for Boards to share information with people they cannot reach otherwise.
Community Boards find local organizations through their ongoing relationship with stakeholders in the neighborhood. In their work related to planning projects and municipal services, it is important for Boards to maintain a good understanding of the local landscape. However, finding the relevant organizations to include in the Board’s mailing list is not a simple task. A Local Org Directory can assist Boards to do so.