Community Engagement Series 4: How to Start Engaging in the Community

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“In some cases, advocating for changes or joining with an existing projects might be the best way in achieving your goals rather than starting a new project.”

What is the presentation about?

Start a community group and improve your neighborhood. See what it takes for an individual or group to go from an idea to action.

Here are the suggested steps to start engaging in your community:

Step 1 – Idea

Step 2 – Research

Step 3 – Recruit your team

Step 4 – Consider some details

Step 5 – Identify location or venue

Step 6 – Assess risks

Step 7 – Develop and implement promotion and marketing

Step 8 – Train volunteers

Step 9 – Evaluate

Step 10 – Consider more information

To do the tasks below and accomplish the learning outcomes, please watch this video presentation or watch via YouTube.

What are your tasks and the learning outcomes?

  1. On Your Own: To construct your own personal engagement steps
  2. With a Team: To create a community engagement metaphor (e.g. mountain, road, DNA, river, etc.) and plot the steps that would work for your community
  3. With Your Community: To plan, market, and organize a volunteer training event for literacy tutors (or any engagement of your choice) and use this hashtag #pylpvolunteers in your marketing