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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

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

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

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
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

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

Fundamentals of Equity-Focused Community-Based Program Evaluations

Zoom

Program evaluation is the formal assessment of a program or policy’s value and impact within a community, and it is becoming increasingly necessary for community-serving organizations to carry out this skill as the demand for rigorous evaluation rises. This workshop will provide a practical, skills-focused introduction to the different types of evaluation, concepts and techniques, equity-based approaches, and best practices of program evaluation. Participants can expect to learn the fundamental skills needed to participate in the evaluation of a new or existing program or policy.

Free

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

Zoom

Community-Based Participatory Research (CBPR) is a collaborative research approach where both the researcher and community share decision making and are equitably engaged through all phases of the process. The use of a CBPR approach supports the development of culturally responsive interventions that meet the needs of the community. Participants can expect to be introduced to CBPR, its principles, critical points in partnership development, and common challenges that can occur throughout the process. More specifically, the challenges of power dynamics, trust, and culture will be highlighted. Each session will also incorporate information about implementing and evaluating community programs. This workshop is inclusive for anyone interested in research and assessment.

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