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Services

 Planning
& Policy 

We focus on planning for change and ensuring our clients maximize their resources, opportunities, and staff while meeting their organization’s goals and mission. 

 

  • Strategic Planning

  • Master Planning

  • Needs Assessment

  • Market & Demographic Analysis

  • Feasibility Analysis & Studies

  • Policy Development

Consensus Building
& Facilitation

We provide expert facilitation and process design capabilities to ensure that complex projects and initiatives are viable and establish buy in and broad support.

 

  • Facilitation & Meeting Design

  • Stakeholder Engagement 

  • Outreach Planning

  • Graphic Notetaking

  • Stakeholder Management 

  • Retreats, Development & Training

 

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Strategic
Communications

We work closely with clients to understand their goals, audience, and needs in order to develop successful and targeted communication and education programs. We excel in translating technical information into easily understood materials. 

 

  • Project & Organization
    Communications

  • Compelling Graphics

  • Presentation Training

  • Website Development

 

Experience

Resilience,
Climate Adaptation 

BluePoint works with local governments, federal and state agencies, non-profits, and industry to develop strategies, policies, and programs to meet aggressive climate change goals and build community resilience.

Parks &
Recreation

BluePoint offers extensive experience in parks, recreation, and community master planning, and feasibility planning, including revenue, operations, and maintenance analysis for recreation facilities and programs.

Community 
Colleges

BluePoint provides educational master planning, facilities visioning and strategy, college engagement,
and support to Community Colleges. We work effectively with faculty, staff, and administration stakeholders. 

Zero Net Energy
& Carbon Districts

BluePoint is spearheading an effort to develop community and district scale solutions for greenhouse gas reductions, water conservation, and alternative transportation.

 
 

Project Examples

Regional Resilience Toolkit Cover

FEMA/EPA Regional Resilience Toolkit: Communications, Facilitation & Development

BayREN Website

BayREN Communications and Business Plan Development

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ZNE Commercial Buildings Action Plan, CPUC, California. Draft Now Available for review.

Half Moon Bay Parks Master Plan, Half Moon Bay, CA. Plan available on website.

Energy Upgrade Website 2010

Statewide Marketing and Outreach; Working Group Facilitation for the Energy Upgrade California Home Upgrade Program, 2009 - present, CEC, CPUC

Strategic Plan Solutions

California Workforce, Education & Training Strategic Plan, California Investor Owned Utilities, Lead Consultant

Monterey Recreation Trail

Monterey Parks and Recreation Master Plan, Monterey, CA, Lead Consultant

New Residential ZNE Action Plan

California New Residential Zero Net Energy Action Plan, California, CPUC, Lead Consultant

Visioning Exercise

Mendocino Community College District Strategic Planning

PCC Facility Visioning Workshop

Pasadena Community College Facilities Visioning & Support, Pasadena CA, Lead Consultant

Loch Lomond Recreation Area Study

Loch Lomond Recreation Area Study, Santa Cruz County, CA, Lead Consultant

RCPA SP Framework

Regional Climate Protection Authority Strategic Plan Framework, Implementation

Corte Madera Adaptation Kickoff

Corte Madera Climate Adaptation Plan, Strategy & Outreach Services

Peralta Sustainability Plan Website

Peralta Community College District Sustainability Plan

Group exercises

West Valley Community College School of Design, Strategic Planning Retreat

About BluePoint Planning

BluePoint assists public agencies, local governments, organizations, and non-profits to better achieve their vision and mission through comprehensive strategic and policy planning services grounded in financial feasibility and market realities. We specialize in complex, multi-stakeholder planning processes, providing facilitative leadership to reach our clients' goals. 
 
BluePoint Planning was founded by Mindy Craig in 2011. BluePoint Planning is based in Oakland, California and is a certified California small, women-owned business. 
Mindy Craig
Owner/Principal

Mindy Craig is the owner of BluePoint Planning and has over 25 years of experience working with government agencies, non-profits, and other organizations. Mindy provides policy and strategic planning, facilitation, communications, and financial feasibility consulting services throughout California and the United States. She is a frequent speaker at conferences.

 

Mindy partners with a wide range of firms and professionals and provides technical planning capabilities with extensive community and stakeholder engagement skills. Mindy is dedicated to working on projects that she cares about and that she believes will result in a better community and environment. 

 

Mindy is the Board President of ReScape California and founder of the RAPID Climate Action Network.

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Kris Meek
Associate

Kris provides a range of support services for BluePoint’s clients, including managing stakeholder engagement processes and logistics, retreat management, and notetaking. Projects range from the EPA's Building Resilience Toolkit outreach and the City of Monterey’s Parks and Recreation Plan to managing the CPUC Energy Upgrade California Working Group and the Zero Net Energy Residential Action Plan stakeholder efforts.

 

This support includes managing and providing notes for monthly meetings, logistics of meeting arrangements, document review, data management of mailing lists and committee groups. 

Yeymi Rivas Reyes
Associate

Yeymi is a former CivicSpark 

Climate Fellow who worked for the City of Berkeley’s Planning Department- Office of Energy & Sustainable Development. While at Berkeley, Yeymi 

managed monthly Electric Vehicles 101 workshops throughout the East Bay; translated and presented first Spanish-language Electric Vehicle 101 workshop; host informational tables at community events on sustainability topics; and interviewed community stakeholders on transportation needs findings to be included in the 2020 Berkeley Electric Mobility Roadmap. 

 

Yeymi is a founding member of EV Gals, a new electric vehicle strategy coalition engaged in promoting clean transportation around the Bay. 

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PCC Facility Visioning Workshop

Pasadena Community College Facilities Visioning & Support, Pasadena CA, Lead Consultant