Tue, Nov 10|
Online Zoom Event
Virtual Workshop: “Staying Connected with Constituents during COVID-19”
Learn practical strategies to engage and connect with community residents, homeowners and stakeholders.
Time & Location
Nov 10, 2020, 2:00 PM – 3:15 PM
Online Zoom Event
About the Event
COVID-19 mandates restrictions on face-to-face gatherings. Thus, Habitat affiliates must find new ways to maintain communication, connection, and provision of information and services with constituents and partners. Your Habitat staff and volunteers are invited to join NC3 for this 75-minute virtual workshop:
“Staying Connected with Constituents during COVID-19” on Tuesday, November 10, 2020 at 2 pm.
The session shares effective and low cost processes and strategies that can be used to maintain/enhance communication, connection, support, and provision of critical services/activities during this challenging time. The workshop will be particularly relevant for those working with Habitat Family Services and Neighborhood Revitalization efforts.
Habitat for Humanity works within “challenged”, predominantly minority communities--- typically having many individuals and families struggling to meet basic needs related to housing, food, health, education, employment, income and wealth. In these already challenged communities, COVID-19 has added difficulties for these communities, including accessing quality health care, maintaining employment and income, coping with missed housing payments and/or eviction, supporting online education for children, and maintaining mental and emotional well-being. COMMUNITIES NEED SUPPORT AND HELP!!
This workshop is sponsored by NC3* (NC Community of Coalitions) a new North Carolina non-profit that provides an organizational umbrella and supports community development emphasizing resident leadership, planning, advocacy and action coordinated by a strong and active community coalition. Over the last 5 years, NC3 staff have partnered with NECC (Northeast Community Coalition) a resident-led strong and active coalition located in the Northeast end of Wake Forest, NC (NOTE: NC3 extends the work initially developed under the Wake County Habitat affiliate’s Neighborhood Revitalization effort. URL: nccommunitycoalitions.com).
Northeast End Wake Forest is a historically Black community with 2,300 residents and more than 700 homes. Residents are proud of and committed to staying in the community. In recent years, NECC supported by NC3 staff has—
- Organized a resident leadership team, workgroups, and a community coalition that has successfully worked to improve access to affordable housing, health and food security, community connectedness, and support for youth and seniors. NECC activities include large community events, educational classes, advocacy, joint programs with partners, health and employment fairs and activities, food gleaning and distribution, etc.
- Developed effective partnerships and aligned resources with 40+ organizations including churches, sororities/fraternities, service organizations, local government, businesses, food security organizations, other non-profit organizations.
Prior to COVID-19, NECC/NC3 activities and interactions were primarily face-to-face. Because face-to-face methods are now restricted, virtual and remote tools are being adapted and enhanced to allow work in the community to continue.
The 75-minute workshop will share NC3 effective and low cost- processes and strategies to maintain/enhance communication, connection, support, and provision of needed programs and activities. Participants will share challenges and effective strategies developed during this unusual and challenging time.
- Background on NC3 and NECC (brief)
- “BIG” Lessons:” Share “big” lessons learned during Covid-19 regarding constituent needs and guidelines for staying in communication and connections with constituents and partners.
- Effective and Low Cost Strategies: Present detailed information about effective and innovative strategies used to communicate, connect, support, organize, and engage constituents and partners..
- Challenges & Strategies: Participants will have an opportunity to share challenges and information about their own successful and effective strategies.
- Reflection and Closing
For questions or more information: Email NC3 at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 240-305-7492.
- To register and submit payment click the below link: https://www.nccommunitycoalitions.com/events
- Click “register now” for the Virtual Workshop
- Click RSVP and Complete the registration form (step 1)
- Select the number of “tickets” being purchased at $45 each, for the virtual workshop session.
- Submit payment (step 2) via credit/debit card, Paypal or Manually through Cash App.
- If using Cash App:
- Download Cashapp to your computer or phone
- Type in $45 and click “Pay”
- In the To: section type $NCCommCoalitions
- In the For: section type the note - Virtual Workshop Fee
- Click “Pay”
Thank you and we look forward to seeing you in the workshop! Note: Zoom link will be sent to registered participants.
Virtual Workshop Ticket
This ticket confirms registration for the virtual workshop.$45.00