Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health Initiative

Community Mobilization and Engagement Structure

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Leadership Group (LG)

The Leadership Group will be comprised of 10-12 members representing the AAHDTF, Ferry Street community residents, and other strategic partners. This group will ensure achievement of work plan deliverables and help to guide the vision and strategy for the project.

Ferry Corridor Resident Action Team

To ensure authentic participation and contribution from the community, the Partnership will convene a group of Ferry Corridor residents to provide input and feedback into the initiative. Those residents most ready and engaged will join with organizations and other participating stakeholders to collaborate in the selection, design, delivery and evaluation of interventions and innovations to reduce health disparities. Engagement of residents will include identifying “Community Wellness Champions,” Ferry Corridor residents and individuals with lived experience in each of the focus areas, to contribute to community mobilization, communications and other select activities.

Community Action Team (CAT)

Comprised of the Leadership Group, key stakeholders, implementing partners and representatives from the Ferry Corridor Resident Action Team, the CAT will serve as the “sounding board” for the initiative, receiving reports, updates and providing inputs to all activities. The CAT will function as a space for regular community engagement where new members are identified, key decisions made, linkages established, feedback solicited, and to ensure that we are staying true to the community’s vision of a “life of wellness.”

Innovation Groups (IG)

Established for each of the target strategies IGs, serve as the “engine of action” for the project activities. They will facilitate coordinated action by bringing together 5-7 most interested and motivated members of the Ferry Corridor Resident Action Team, Leadership Group, and Community Action Team to set strategies and activities to accomplish performance outcomes in each focus area (i.e., nutrition, tobacco, and clinical linkages), resource and support aligned programs, and evaluate and report progress to the Partnership.