Active Living Alliance for Canadians with a Disability: Strategic Planning
In celebration of its 25th Anniversary, ALACD is undergoing a strategic planning process with the assistance of Dina Bell-Laroche, a partner with the Sport Law & Strategy Group.
As part of its comprehensive strategic planning process, the Active Living Alliance for Canadians with a Disability (ALACD) developed a national engagement strategy to solicit opinions from Canadians on issues affecting physical activity, sport and recreation for people with a disability. There are 4 specific components of the engagement strategy as follow;
Partners and individuals were asked to complete an online survey and provided their opinions on a variety of issues.
Read the Survey Report (.pdf, 1.3 MB)
Next, specifically identified individuals were invited to participate in online webinars where a strategic partnership scenario was presented and discussed as a possible way forward for the ALACD.
Read the Focus Group Webinar report. (.pdf, 140 KB)
Other individuals were interviewed to look deeper into the strategic future of the ALACD. These efforts surfaced a number of themes which will be investigated in more depth at an upcoming strategic planning workshop.
Read the Interviews Report. (.pdf, 135 KB)
Strategic Planning Meeting
Selected leaders from the active living, sport, recreation will attend a full day meeting in Ottawa, May 16. Over the course of the day, we will uncover what our network has told us and provide participants with the opportunity to share their thoughts on the strategies required to enhance the quality of physical activity, sport and recreation for Canadians with a disability. The outcome of the meeting will help the Strategic Planning Committee finalize the ALACD’s strategic plan.
ALACD Strategic Planning Workshop - May 2014 REPORT
A strategic planning workshop was held May 16, 2014 with approximately 35 individuals representing partners and supporters of the ALACD. Included in the workshop was discussion on the reports produced after an extensive consultation process since the Fall of 2013. This workshop is part of an ongoing process with continued input over the summer and the final plan ready for the fall.
Download the Report (.doc, 2.5MB)
What We Are Doing
April 2014 - In preparation for the upcoming Strategic Planning meeting, and to let our members know more about what the Alliance is doing, we have created the attached summary to highlight a number of the important initiatives and activities that the ALACD is involved with. These range from our long standing and successful programs like Moving to Inclusion, to participation in policy development and other advocacy and outreach activities with numerous other organizations. Please read more... (.doc)