Putting the Engage Back in Engagement




Stuck in a rut? Scrambling for time? Wondering what's next? Are your requests for volunteers met with crickets? One of the biggest struggles that organizations have in this busy culture is to attract and retain volunteers and staff, in addition to garnering the support of the community in their efforts as well. Attend this session to learn from over 20 years of experience engaging the community, recruiting volunteers, and making connections to support that sustainability of your coalition to make the most out of your valuable time…and theirs!



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

  • Describe best practices in engagement of volunteers, key stakeholders, and the community
  • Implement strategies to maximize and generate resources in their community to achieve their mission
  • Use resources and the tools from the webinar to increase engagement in their prevention efforts



Melissa Moore 

Melissa Moore has worked in Public Health for over 20 years, leading substance abuse prevention and coalition efforts in multiple diverse communities. Emphasizing the need to go beyond education to address the factors that contribute to substance abuse, Ms. Moore has helped lead assessment, planning, implementation and grant writing efforts to transform the way communities tackle this daunting burden. An expert in engagement and communication, Ms. Moore is always looking for opportunities to take great ideas and move them into tangible actions answering the age-old question...We recognize this is an issue, now what can we do about it?

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