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

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

Fundamentals of Equity-Focused Community-Based Program Evaluations

Zoom

As the demand for rigorous evaluation of policy and programming rises, it is important to build the capacity of community-serving organizations to carry out activities to test and communicate the effectiveness of community health programs and policies. This workshop will provide a practical and skills-focused introduction to process, impact, and outcome evaluation in community settings. You will be exposed to theory, concepts, and application of program evaluation techniques to strengthen your understanding of program evaluation methodology, data analysis, and dissemination of findings. Examples will emphasize equity-based approaches to evaluation and draw on best practices in the development of evaluation activities. The goal of this workshop is to provide attendees with the fundamental skills needed to participate in the evaluations of new and existing programs and policies.

Free
Recurring

Nevada Vaccine Equity Collaborative Monthly Meeting

Zoom

Join us every third Wednesday of the month at 11AM PST for the Nevada Vaccine Equity Collaborative meeting! The NVEC is a partnership comprised of diverse and interdisciplinary members of the public, as well as private, state, and community partners, co-led by Immunize Nevada and the Nevada Minority Health and Equity Coalition. Members of the...

Free

Grant Writing 101 for Non-Profits

Zoom

Grant writing is the process of applying for funding from either a private, corporate, or government funder. It is a vital skill for non-profit organizations to have since funding can be highly competitive. This workshop will provide an overview of best practices for grant writing, geared specifically for non-profit organizations. Participants will learn about funding sources, grant proposals, program narratives, as well as tips and strategies for grant writing.

Free

2022 NMHEC Impact Summit

Las Vegas City Hall 495 S. Main St., Las Vegas, NV

Our 4th Annual Impact Summit, organized by the Nevada Minority Health & Equity Coalition in collaboration with the UNLV School of Public Health, the City of Las Vegas, and the Nevada DHHS Office of Minority Health and Equity will focus on identifying health disparities in our state and highlighting the important roles that our community must play in ensuring equity for all through action, research, and engagement.

The Summit will be an open forum to share ideas, challenges, and lessons. This one day event will be a hybrid event, taking place both through the Zoom platform and at Las Vegas City Hall (495 S. Main St.) on November 18th.The day’s agenda will feature 9 breakout sessions on topics relevant to health equity in Nevada. Participants can choose between 3 distinct tracks: Policy & Advocacy, Research, or Capacity Building.

Grants Administration – Basics

Zoom

Grant administration encompasses the duties of designing and managing the grant from pre-award through post-award closeout. These duties begin as the grant proposal is written since the fiscal responsibilities and reporting requirements need to be taken into consideration before the grant is awarded. In this introductory level workshop, interested community agencies will learn the basics of successfully searching, applying, and managing grants.

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

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
Recurring

Nevada Vaccine Equity Collaborative Monthly Meeting

Zoom

Join us every third Wednesday of the month at 11AM PST for the Nevada Vaccine Equity Collaborative meeting! The NVEC is a partnership comprised of diverse and interdisciplinary members of the public, as well as private, state, and community partners, co-led by Immunize Nevada and the Nevada Minority Health and Equity Coalition. Members of the...

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