DIVERSITY OF PARTNERSHIP

Geographic Diversity

Key FindingThere is a diversity of geographic representation with urban, suburban, and statewide, but very limited representation from rural.

Sector Diversity

Key Finding: There is a diversity of sector in the network, with the highest level of engagement from the “Food Environment” sector.

Gender Diversity 

Key FindingThe network lacks diversity of gender, with the primary audience identifying as female

Key Findings
  • The network has a dense core - meaning that there is a large group of highly connected partners in the network

  • There is a diversity of sector in the network, with the highest level of engagement from the “Food Environment” sector.

  • The network lacks diversity of gender, which the primary audience identifying as female

  • We know MFAN lacks racial diversity. More than half of the people in the survey did not indicate their race, so almost everyone who indicated did so as white.

  • There is a diversity of roles in the network, with the highest level being from Program Staff (boots on the ground).

  • There is a diversity of geographic representation with urban, suburban, and statewide, but very limited representation from rural.

Racial Diversity 

Key Finding: We know MFAN lacks racial diversity. More than half of the people in the survey did not indicate their race, so almost everyone who indicated did so as white.

Role Diversity

Key Finding: There is a diversity of roles in the network, with the highest level being from Program Staff (boots on the ground).