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Engaging Diverse Stakeholders in Coalitions

Following are key principles to keep in mind when building diverse coalitions: Excerpted from a blog my colleague, Laurin Mayeno, and I recently published on Laurin’s website 1. Be clear about what you hope to achieve by engaging diverse stakeholders. Some of the reasons for including diverse communities may be to: · Gain support and …

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Empowerment Evaluation Resources

“Empowerment Evaluation is the use of evaluation concepts, techniques, and findings to foster improvement and self-determination. In empowerment evaluation, program participants maintain control of the evaluation process; outside evaluators work to build the evaluation capacity of participants and help them use evaluation findings to advocate for their program.” (University of Wisconsin, Cooperative Extension, Program Development …

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