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Organizing Your Coalition for a Social Host Ordinance Campaign

Date/Time: Friday, December 11, 2020 from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM HST via Zoom

Cost: Free
Certificate: 2.5 continuing education hours for Certified Prevention Specialist and Certified Substance Abuse Counselor (pending ADAD approval).

Training Overview:
This training will focus on organizing your coalition to plan and pass a social host ordinance in your community. This interactive training will focus on equipping coalitions with the necessary skills and tools to build an effective advocacy structure to plan and implement a social host ordinance campaign in their community. This training will enable coalitions to think differently about coalition membership makeup and what role members can play in the campaign. Coalitions will identify which groups are missing and what roles require filling within the coalition structure. The training will also take participants through the initial action steps necessary to begin the implementation of their social host ordinance campaign.

This training is being offered to coalition members of Community Works 96744 and other interested community coalitions on O‘ahu.

Coalitions are encouraged to send a minimum of two attendees to the training. Ideally (not required), one or more participants will be a non-paid volunteer coalition representative and/or an interested community member.

Participant Learning Objectives:

By the end of the training, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the characteristics of an action-oriented coalition structure and process.
  • Understand and be able to articulate the need for a legal basis for your policy
  • Identify Coalition’s strengths and challenges related to effectively changing policy
  • Identify the 10 Policy Action Steps
  • Create an initial structure your campaign
  • Identify the action steps the coalition can take to implement a social host ordinance campaign.
  • Be ready and able to engage in the initial action steps to begin the social host ordinance campaign.