Creative Capacity Building for Coalitions. Program Sharing October 13, 2010 MN Regional Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drug (ATOD) Prevention Coordinators. We cannot do this work alone.
October 13, 2010
MN Regional Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drug (ATOD) Prevention Coordinators
Our most successful efforts come from the combined strengths of coalitions members, partners, and supporters.
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Tools, ideas, and strategies to build capacity and create sustainability within a coalition.
When you’re operating out of LOVE and truly reaching out to the world, trying new things, living up to your potential – that’s when you’re most likely to get stuck, because you’re deeply challenging the status quo. - UnStuck by Keith Yamashita and Sandra Spataro
Effective coalition leadership requires a collection of person qualities and skill that are typically not found in one individual, but rather in a group of committed leaders who have grassroots community support.
-John Quincy Adams
What are they?
“At its fundamentally flawed core, the aim of almost any learning program is to help us become who we are not…From cradle to cubicle, we devote more time to our shortcomings than to our strengths,” (Rath, 3).
“Across the board, having the opportunity to develop our strengths is more important to success than our role, our title, or even our pay,” (Rath, 11)….
Rath, pg. 20
The problem is that most people don’t get the opportunity to focus on their strengths!
Strength-Based Leadership, Rath & Cochie, 2008
Although individual leaders may not have strengths in all of these domains, strong teams should leverage contributions from all four domains.
Think about something you want in your life, who you want to be, or a goal you want to accomplish.
Create a nametag to describe you: “Transformational Woman Laura ” or “Globetrottin’ Diane” or “Urban Farmer Andy”
A picture is worth a thousand words! Pryckistulin
Funding for prevention efforts can be very important.
“True sustainability does not come from a grant application every few years-it grows from a strategic orientation to your coalition’s work and ongoing attention to the building blocks that make up our coalition’s vitality and viability.” –CADCA
309 people are connecting to the coalition via facebook!
‘Mutual Aid Agreement’
Great Meetings, Great Results : A practical guide for facilitating successful, productive meetings
By Dee Kesley and Pam Plumb
UnStuck By Keith Yamashita and Sandra Spataro
Community Anti-Drug Coalition of America www.cadca.org
The Tipping Point by Malcolm Gladwell