Capacity Primer: Building Membership, Structure and Leadership

This primer provides clear guidelines to help your coalition build the capacity needed to develop and carry out a comprehensive community plan to reduce substance abuse rates. It describes the components of a coherent plan related to your coalition’s strategies and priorities for capacity building.

 

 

 

 

The CADCA Community is a members-only forum designed specifically to provide unique networking opportunities, share resource and learn from another.

This week, CADCA launched a job board to assist coalition leaders looking for their next opportunity. Anyone can view the job board, but only members can post new jobs.

You can access the job board here and if you would like to be a member of CADCA, email membership@cadca.org.

Learn how to ‘Accentuate the Positive – Conflict Management for Coalition Leaders’ at CADCA’s Mid-Year Training Institute next month. CADCA’s Special Assistant to the Chairman and CEO, Dr. John L. Harrison, Sr., will share his decades of military experience and leadership expertise in this unique course offered for a full work day as individual sessions Aug. 4-5.

Mark your calendar for this one-hour broadcast about transforming communities by mobilization and civic action. Understanding Your Influence. will provide you with helpful hints on how to educate local, state and national decision makers.  We’ll cover just how you can appropriately and effectively work for the changes you want to see, from local ordinances to national legislation.   Join Sue Thau, CADCA’s Public Policy consultant and other experts and learn how to become visible, vocal and, perhaps most importantly, valuable as you build relationships with policymakers.

Think of it as an hour filled with the answers to the questions you’ve always wanted to ask about coalitions,  but haven’t. We’re going back to the basics, the fundamentals of what makes coalitions perfect vehicles for community-level change, what we need to know to be a meaningful partner of a coalition, and how we can make our coalition even more effective.

Esta Guía brindará lineamientos claros para ayudar a las coaliciones a lograr el reforzamiento institucional necesario para desarrollar e implementar un plan comunitario integral para la reducción del consumo de drogas ilícitas. Este documento describe los componentes de un plan coherente relacionado con las estrategias y prioridades para reforzar las habilidades de su coalición.