Take the OCM to the street
Now you have put together a group, prepared the website and organized yourselves to manage the enquiries. It’s time to make the services of your OCM known to the population of your municipality. Although it’s important to keep increasing your working team, it’s critical for the citizenship to know it and use it. There’s no use having a great organized structure if nobody uses it. We ourselves as citizens can also use it, but remember that our purpose as OCM motivators is for it to be used by the greatest number of people possible.
In spite of the possibilities of the project, it’s success may not be immediate: Trust is won over time. The public administrations (politicians and civil servants) have no culture of transparency, but in general the citizenship doesn’t either. Be patient.
There are many ways to do it, and the decision on how to do it is yours. For example, you may: