Sustaining Grassroots Coalitions: Examples from the Field

Effective coalition building is an increasingly important activity in the field of public health, where working with community partners is critical to achieving improved health outcomes. Drawing on her extensive experiences with building community coalitions, Pamela Valera, PhD, MSW, a faculty member at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, discussed basic information and best practices on beginning, building, and maintaining a coalition and described in-depth a case example of her work with the Bronx Reentry Working Group.

The webinar covered the following learning objectives:

  • Learn how to develop a solid infrastructure without external funding
  • Understand the principles of collaboration and volunteerism in influencing and maintaining coalition partners

Speaker: Pamela Valera, PhD, Assistant Professor of Sociomedical Sciences, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health
Date: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Time: 1:00-2:00pm

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If you are employed by NYS or a local health department in NYS, we recommend that you register for this course through the NYS Department of Health Learning Management System (DOH LMS).