The local host is responsible for:

  • Recruiting both active coalition members and people from sectors that could help strengthen the coalition (such as from faith communities, employers, civic groups, local government leaders, or local colleges or universities). The workshop is designed for a diverse group of 20 to 100 people who are motivated to help the community address the opioid crisis.

  • Securing a space that has a suitable meeting room for the general training presentations and smaller rooms for the break-out sessions.  During much of the workshop, there will be   5 parallel break-out sessions on different topics.  All rooms should have a good Internet connection.  At least two rooms (the main room and one of the breakout rooms) should have a projector and sound system for the simulcast training or Webinar presenters. *Local churches can often provide space at no cost and typically have suitable spaces for large and small groups, as well as audio/visual capabilities. 

  • Providing 5 volunteer small-group facilitators and 5 “scribes” who will help facilitate the structured small group sessions (after receiving pre-workshop training from the InsightFormation team).

  • Printing out materials to be used during the workshop by participants.

  • Coordinate meeting space for the 5 post-workshop group coaching sessions in the weeks following the workshop. 

Go to Workshop Costs page to learn about budgeting. 

Who could host:

  • Local College, University, or High School

  • Law enforcement organizations

  • Local health department

  • Community anti-drug coalition

  • Mayor's office

  • Local Faith community

  • Philanthropic organization




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