Community Coalition members and partners shall engage in local neighborhoods with residents most disproportionately impacted by poverty, race, class, violence and fewer resources. The Community Coalition will focus on building capacity, education and resources to ensure the voices are heard and responded to with a comprehensive approach and plan.
Leveraging collaboration and partnership to build a comprehensive public health approach to address
Focus on aligning, blending, coordinating and leveraging public resources to address disproportionately affected populations and neighborhoods.
Identify and coordinate activities that promote and address community issures to invest in human capital and needs.
Coordinate and support community based Walk as One events. Quarterly events will take place in identified neighborhoods and locations. Coalition partners will take the coordination lead for each event.
Community Based Trainings
Comprehensive training plan coordinated by CU Trauma and Resiliency Initiative on behalf of Community Coalition.
Introduction to trauma informed care
Building resiliency in youth
Best practices to address community violence
Peaceful communities summer intensive
Exploring implicit bias
Addressing school-based violence
argeted training for middle school African American males/females
Addressing Race, Race Relations and Social Justice
Coordinate and support activities of the Race Relations Subcommittee.
Use monthly Community Coalition meetings as a public space to facilitate community conversation on Race.
Support parent/family needs
Support initiatives that train/engage parents, caregivers for youth and their families.
Hosting of Community Forums
Promotion of neighborhood safety.
Community based event to share and receive education and resources.
Bring services directly to affected part of community.
Better promotion of existing programs and opportunities.
Increase involvement of the faith community.