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Building Coalition Capacity and Infrastructure

June 22, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Presented by the Community Health Training Institute

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

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.

Learning Objectives

1. Describe activities, processes, and structures that build and sustain effective coalitions.
2. Identify strategies to communicate effectively, manage conflict, and recruit and sustain membership.
3. Reference examples of coalitions that put these tools into practice.

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

Training Archive


Building Coalition Capacity and Infrastructure 6-22-16 Slides

Additional Resources

8 Steps to Coalition Building

Act FRESH Campaign: The Coalition Members’ Working Agreement

Coalition Fact Sheet 1 – Before You Build Your Coalition

Coalition Fact Sheet 2 – Formation

Coalition Fact Sheet 3 – Implementation

Coalition Fact Sheet 4 – Maintenance

Coalition Fact Sheet 5 – Institutionalization

Coalition Meeting Check-Up

Coalition Roles and Job Descriptions

Coalition Bylaw Contents

Governance Doc Example: PCORI

Operations Guidelines Example: PCORI

MDPH Coalition Engagement Principles and Guidelines. Oct 2015

Coalition Quality Improvement Webinar

Article: 25 Things Awesome Board Members Do

Sustainability and Resource Planning (Training Archive & Resources)


June 22, 2016
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm