Strategic Planning in A Rapidly Changing World

Zoom

Author Lewis Carroll once shared, “If you don’t know where you’re going, any road will get you there.” The same applies to organizations without a strategic direction or plan. Regardless of your organization’s size, every organization benefits from setting some directional compass points to help you reach your end goal. This workshop will provide an overview of the value of strategic planning and components of the strategic planning process so attendees leave prepared to develop and implement their own strategic plans in the future.

Free

Survey Development Workshop

Zoom

Surveys are a great tool to gather information about a community or a specific topic of interest. Good surveys that deliver credible and meaningful results take time and careful planning to design because the questions need to be asked in a way that will accurately measure the opinions, experiences, and behaviors of the community. In this workshop, participants can expect to learn the basics of how to design an effective survey that is clear, engaging, and asks useful questions that avoid unintentional bias.

Free

Use Your Voice: Advocate to Change Your Community

Zoom

Advocacy can amplify a community’s voice in an effort to increase health equity. This workshop will explore different forms of policy, Nevada’s state legislative process, and the differences between advocacy and lobbying. Workshop attendees will learn how to communicate ideas and concerns to policymakers, as well as ways to engage with them. Additionally, this workshop will build on participants’ experiences to find what will work best to mobilize change within their networks.

Free

How to Write a Technical Report

Zoom

Technical reports provide an in-depth description of the process, progress, or results of a project or program. Technical report writing is often a requirement at the end of a project or for grant writing. It is a skill that is used to clearly communicate a possible solution to a problem, recommend action, or aid decision making. This workshop will cover the unique skill and art of conveying research information in a clear, concise, effective, and objective manner.

Free

Community-Based Participatory Research and the Roles of Power, Trust, and Culture Part 1

Zoom

Community-Based Participatory Research (CBPR) is the combination of research and partnership building when assessing a community priority. Partnerships are diverse, often including individuals from specific communities, organizations, academic institutions, and/or coalitions. The CBPR approach strives for shared decision making and involvement of partners and community members during all phases of the process. This two-part workshop will introduce CBPR, its principles, critical points in partnership development and issues throughout the research and partnership processes. Issues related to power dynamics, trust, and culture will be highlighted in the workshop sessions. This workshop is inclusive for anyone interested in research and assessment. Each session will incorporate education for organizations implementing and evaluating community programs.

Free

Building Community Power to Impact Change: Foundations of Community Organizing

Zoom

Community Organizing is the methodology by which people come together to build collective power to solve social problems.  Non-violent community organizing has and continues to shape much of our daily lives. In this workshop we will review introductory concepts of community organizing through short case studies and explore tools to apply organizing methodologies to your daily practice.  This workshop is designed for people unfamiliar with the basics of community organizing, but open to all.

Free

Building Data Capacity To Tell Your Story Workshop

Zoom

Data is a powerful tool that can shape and inform efforts at the community level. It can help pin-point areas of focus to maximize efforts when there are limited resources. This workshop will cover the value of data collection, how to store and manage data, and identify data resources. Participants will learn strategies to implement, collect, and analyze data in a way that will help increase functionality and stability of their organization, as well as learn the basics of transforming data into a storytelling format that fits their day-to-day work.

Free

Community-Based Participatory Research and the Roles of Power, Trust, and Culture Part 2

Zoom

Community-Based Participatory Research (CBPR) is the combination of research and partnership building when assessing a community priority. Partnerships are diverse, often including individuals from specific communities, organizations, academic institutions, and/or coalitions. The CBPR approach strives for shared decision making and involvement of partners and community members during all phases of the process. This two-part workshop will introduce CBPR, its principles, critical points in partnership development and issues throughout the research and partnership processes. Issues related to power dynamics, trust, and culture will be highlighted in the workshop sessions. This workshop is inclusive for anyone interested in research and assessment. Each session will incorporate education for organizations implementing and evaluating community programs.

Free

Strategic Planning in A Rapidly Changing World

Zoom

Author Lewis Carroll once shared, “If you don’t know where you’re going, any road will get you there.” The same applies to organizations without a strategic direction or plan. Regardless of your organization’s size, every organization benefits from setting some directional compass points to help you reach your end goal. This workshop will provide an overview of the value of strategic planning and components of the strategic planning process so attendees leave prepared to develop and implement their own strategic plans in the future.

Free