Introduction to Health Communication

Zoom

Health communication is the practice of sharing effective, accurate, and actionable information with the community to empower well-informed health choices. Community-based organizations have a growing involvement in the creation and dissemination of health-related information that can impact lives. This workshop will cover the basic principles of health communication and the various ways to deliver health information. The workshop will be interactive and does not require prior health communication experience. Come ready to get creative!

Free

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

Equity Through Interconnection: Exploring a Systems Approach to Community Health and Social Change

Zoom

Systems thinking is a holistic approach that examines the relationships or connections between various factors in a system, which can help reveal the underlying causes of a problem. This interactive workshop will offer valuable perspectives, tools, and strategies to create better solutions for health equity by enabling a deeper understanding of organizational or community challenges. Prior systems thinking experience is not required. Participants can expect to gain a foundational understanding of systems theory, be able to create system maps, and access tools to create a framework that can help anticipate possible reactions to change.

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

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

Strategic Planning in A Rapidly Changing World

Zoom

Strategic planning is the process of developing an organization’s road map to achieve its goals. The author Lewis Carroll once shared, “If you don’t know where you’re going, any road will get you there”, which applies to any organization without a strategic plan in place. All organizations, no matter the size, would benefit from a strategic plan because it sets a direction to reach its goals. This workshop will provide an overview of strategic planning, includings its value, components, and process. Participants can expect to learn how to develop and implement their own strategic plan.

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

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
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