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Building Coalition Capacity and Infrastructure

November 19, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Presented by the Community Health Training Institute

andreaphoto 0001Trainer: Andrea Freeman (left), MA Public Health Association

Guest: Eric Rodriguez, United Neighbors of Fitchburg, read bio.

Topics: Organizational structure/governance; roles/responsibilities; decision-making structures; conflict resolution; membership recruitment, engagement, and retention, facilitation.

Description: Learn the

 keys to coalition development and sustaining momentum through this half-day training. Participants will learn about activities, processes, and structures that build and sustain effective coalitions. Participants will also discover tips for running effective meetings, communicating, managing conflict, and recruiting and sustaining engaged participants. Local coalition leaders will present on-the-ground challenges and practical solutions related to facilitation and communications.

Training Objectives:
Participants completing the training will be able to

  1. Describe activities, processes, and structures that build and sustain effective coalitions.
  2. Identify and use strategies to facilitate meetings, communicate effectively, manage conflict, and recruit and sustain membership.

Coalition leaders and members, teams, and partners working towards community health.

(Training to be repeated in May, 2016)

NETWORKING LUNCH: There will be an optional brown bag lunch following this training session for the participants from both the morning and afternoon trainings. Please remember to bring your own lunch if you choose to participate.

Morning session (optional): Sustainability and Resource Planning (9 am Р12 noon)

ACCOMMODATION: If you are in need of accommodation of any kind, please feel welcome to discuss with Maia Rodriguez-Semp by 11-4-15. She may be reached at [email protected] or 617-279-2228.






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November 19, 2015
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm