10 Reasons to Embrace Coalitions

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10 Reasons Why You Should Embrace Coalitions & Partnerships Fran Butterfoss, PhD President, Coalitions Work

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Coalitions are effective and efficient vehicles for exchanging knowledge and ideas, and planning and implementing powerful community strategies. Explore ten advantages of working in partnership that may not have occurred to you before!

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10 Reasons Why You Should Embrace

Coalitions & Partnerships

Fran Butterfoss, PhD President, Coalitions Work

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Coalitions & Partnerships

Demonstrate & develop support & responsibility for a

community issue

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Maximize the power of individuals and groups

through collective action

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Build strength & cohesiveness by connecting individuals &

organizations

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Coalitions & Partnerships

Improve trust & communication between agencies & organizations

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Increase community participation & leadership

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Mobilize diverse talents, resources & strategies

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Change community norms & social acceptability of risky

behaviors

Coalitions & Partnerships

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Share costs & associated risks

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Share power to reduce potential conflicts

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Coalitions & PartnershipsReach outcomes that any one

organization could not do alone