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Summary of Russell Transformation Plan Goals:
A. IMPROVE EDUCATIONAL OUTCOMES
Goal A.1: Russell children enter kindergarten ready to learn.
Goal A.2: Russell school age children are proficient in core academic subjects, and graduate high school college or career ready.
B. IMPROVE HEALTH AND SAFETY
Goal B.1: Residents enjoy good health and strong sense of well-being.
Goal B.2: Russell’s built environment supports health and safety.
C. CREATE STRONG RETAIL/SERVICE CENTERS AND EXPAND ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY FOR ALL
Goal C.1: Russell residents are financially secure.
Goal C.2: Existing Russell businesses are encouraged to stay and grow, and new commercial activities are drawn to the area to further stimulate growth.
D. INCREASE THE AVAILABILITY OF HIGH QUALITY, MIXED-INCOME HOUSING
Goal D.1: Beecher Terrace replacement housing is located in vibrant, sustainable, mixed-income communities that serve as catalysts for new investment.
Goal D.2: Russell offers a variety of high-quality, affordable and market-rate homeownership and rental housing opportunities.
E. IMPROVE COMMUNITY CONNECTIVITY
Goal E.1: Russell residents are engaged in their community, civic life, and connected to resources.
Goal E.2: Residents have safe and convenient multi-modal transportation options to access services, amenities and jobs.
Goal E.3: Russell residents have the skills, tools, and ability to access and use modern technology and the internet.