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Financial Oversight and Fund Development

Health Center Finances

2016 | Slideshare | Source: Linda Constantino, Chief Financial Officer, Cherry Health, Inc.

Discusses and provides and overview of Health Center finances. This webinar is part of the 2016 Michigan Primary Care Association's governance webinar series.


Alternative Payment Models

2015 | PDF | Source: Amy Evans, CFO, Great Lakes Bay Health Center

Practical Guidance for Health Care Governing Boards on Compliance Oversight
2015 | PDF | Source: Office of Inspector General, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Beyond the Basics of Health Center Finances

2015 | PDF | Source: Linda Constantino, CFO, Cherry Health, Grand Rapids
Presented at the 2015 Health Center Board Training

The FQHC Income Statement - Common Tendencies of the Revenue and Expenses of a Community Health Center
2015 | PDF | Source: Amy Evans, CMA, Health Delivery
Presented at the 2015 Health Center Board Training

Health Center Boards: Advancing Our Confidence in Ambassadorship & Fundraising

2014 | Slideshare | Source: Diana Kern, Nonprofit Enterprise at Work, Inc.

Most board members report that fundraising is the hardest thing they are asked to do when serving on a board. In this short Webinar we cover how to boost our confidence in ambassadorship and fund development. Everything starts with simple relationship building and board members are an important part of branding and outreach. During this session we talk about tangible ways to engage in ambassadorship, cultivation and approaching individuals and corporations for support. Presentation slides (PDF)

Presented as part of the 2014 Health Center Board Member Webinar Series

 

End of the Year Financials for Board Members
2013 | Slideshare  | Source: Jim Raschke, MBA, MidMichigan Community Health Services
Learn financial responsibilities for Board Treasures, Finance Committee Members and Health Center Board Members. This webinar will also cover fiduciary and fiscal responsibilities of board members as well.
Presented at the 2013 Health Center Board Member Training Webinar Series

 

Health Center Boards and Fund Development
2013 | PDF | Source: David Fukuzawa, Kresge Foundation
Introduction to basic fund development concepts important for a nonprofit board.
Presented at the 2013 Health Center Board Member Training

 

Finances 201
2013 | PDF | Source: Robert Seestadt, Apparatus Solutions Inc, Gerald Lindman, Center for Nonprofit Management
Identifying signs of financial distress, documents the board should receive, and internal controls and external audits.
Presented at the 2013 Health Center Board Member Training

 

Finances 101
2013 | PDF | Source: Jim Raschke, Chief Financial Officer at MidMichigan Community Health Services
Introduction to the basic financial concepts important for a non-profit board to know, including reading and interpreting financial statements.
Presented at the 2013 Health Center Board Member Training

 

End of the Year Financial Responsibility of Board Members
2012 | Slideshare | Source: New Detroit
Discusses the financial responsibility of Health Center board members, treasurers, and the finance committee.
Webinar in MPCA's 2012 governance webinar series

 

Understanding and Implementing the FQHC Sliding Fee Scale
2012 | Slideshare | Source: Michigan Primary Care Association
Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) that receive HRSA funding or those that meet all the requirements of HRSA-funded Health Centers but do not receive funding (FQHC Look-Alikes) must provide access to services without regard for a person's ability to pay. During this webinar MPCA staff and an expert panel of three FQHC Chief Finance Officers provide information on HRSA/BPHC sliding fee scale policy and the practical implications of implementing a sliding fee on a day-to-day basis.

Webinar in MPCA's 2012 governance webinar series

 

Preparing Board Members to Play their Critical Role in Advocacy and Fundraising
2012 | Slideshare | Source: Montgomery Consulting, Inc.
Across the U.S., organizations serving low and moderate income populations are under growing financial pressure. As a result, many now look to private donors to provide a larger share of their funding. Raising significant private funding, however, often requires that agency board members assume new responsibilities. This webinar recording provides information to help agency leaders and board members understand and fulfill those new responsibilities.
Webinar in MPCA's 2012 governance webinar series

 

Financial Oversight 101
2012 | PDF | Source: Michigan Primary Care Association
Introduction to the basic financial concepts important for a non-profit board to know, including reading and interpreting financial statements.
Presented at the 2012 Health Center Board Member Workshop hosted by MPCA

 

Financial Oversight 201
2012 | PDF | Source: Michigan Primary Care Association
Identifying signs of financial distress, documents the board should receive, and internal controls and external audits.
Presented at the 2012 Health Center Board Member Workshop hosted by MPCA

 

Adopt a Sliding Fee Discount Program
2011 | PDF | Source: National Association of Community Health Centers
The Health Center governing board is responsible to adopt policies for financial management practices including a system to assure eligibility for services and criteria for partial payment schedules.

 

Approve and Monitor Annual Budget
2011 | PDF | Source: National Association of Community Health Centers
The Health Center governing board is responsible to assure that the Health Center has a realistic plan for achieving the organization’s annual program and financial goals and to measure and evaluate the organization’s progress in achieving these goals.

 

Review Independent Financial Audit
2011 | PDF | Source: National Association of Community Health Centers
The Health Center governing board is responsible to select the auditor, guarantee the audit is done in compliance with federal requirements, and assure that management resolves audit findings.

 

Monitor Financial Performance Using Financial Statement Data
2011 | PDF | Source: National Association of Community Health Centers
The legal fiduciary responsibilities of the Health Center board include assuring financial accountability, effective oversight, and financial viability of the Health Center.

 

 


 

Supporting and Evaluating the CEO and Succession Planning

Succession Planning for the CEO and Board Leadership

2016 | Slideshare | Source: Julie Schmidt, Associate Vice President of Training and Technical Assistance, National Association of Community Health Centers

Discusses the importance of succession planning and the essential steps involved. The board’s roles in this process is also discussed. This webinar is a part of the 2016 Michigan Primary Care Association's governance webinar series.


CEO Succession Planning

2014 | PDF | Source: Cindy Pfeifer, Lead Learn Consulting, LLC

How to effectively conduct succession planning for the Health Center's executive director.

Handouts available:
PDF | CEO Succession Process
PDF | Sample Succession Planning Policy
PDF | Sample Succession Planning Manual
PDF | Sample Succession Planning Workplan
PDF | 2010 Healthcare Best Practices
Presented at the 2014 Health Center Board Member Workshop hosted by MPCA

 

CEO Resources: Job Description and Evaluation Resources Best Practices
2013 | Slideshare | Source: MPCA, NACHC, Beacon Consulting Group
Each year, Michigan Primary Care Association offers a learning series designed specifically for Michigan Health Center Board Members focusing on a variety of topics identified by members. The theme for 2013 is "Building Better Boards," as we look to the future of Health Center delivery services in the age of the Affordable Care Act. This third webinar discusses: ensuring effective planning, strategic planning and transition of leadership, how to evaluate CEOs, and support and evaluation of CEOs.

 

Ensuring Effective Planning: Strategic Planning and Transition of Leadership
2012 | Slideshare | Source: National Association of Community Health Centers
Discusses the importance of having a strategic plan, the role of the board in developing and implementing the plan, and succession planning for the CEO as well as the board.
Webinar in MPCA's 2012 governance webinar series

 

How to Evaluate CEOs
2012 | Slideshare | Source: National Association of Community Health Centers
Discusses the role of the Health Center board in evaluating the chief executive officer, and effective techniques for conducting the evaluation.
Webinar in MPCA's 2012 governance webinar series

 

Support and Evaluations of CEOs
2012 | PDF | Source: Beacon Consulting Group
How to effectively assess and collaborate with the Health Center's executive director.
Presented at the 2012 Health Center Board Member Workshop hosted by MPCA

 

 


 

Competent Board

Building and Strengthening Collaborative Relationships

2016 | Slideshare | Source: Jane Powers, Vice President, Public Sector Consultants, Lisa Rutledge, Special Projects Manager, Western Wayne Family Health Centers - PDF, Dennis Means, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Family Health Center, Inc. and Jennifer White, Executive Director, Isabella Citizens for Health, Inc.
Discusses the importance of building and strengthening collaborative relationships. Several speakers share their experiences in building relationships at their Health Centers. This webinar is part of the 2016 Michigan Primary Care Association's governance webinar series. 


Corporate Compliance

2016 | Slideshare | PDF | Source: Andrea Merritt, Partner, Athena Compliance Partners

Discusses the board’s roles and responsibilities in corporate compliance.  

This webinar is part of the 2016 Michigan Primary Care Association's governance webinar series.


Effective Boards: Building and Development

2015 | Slideshare | Source: David Brown, Board Chair, Family Medical Center of Michigan

Discusses the necessary steps building effective boards and the steps to ensure members are engaged and invested in the health center. This webinar is part of 2015 Michigan Primary Care Association's governance webinar series.


Assessment Tools and Evaluation Processes

2014 | Slideshare | Source: Diana Kern, Nonprofit Enterprise at Work, Inc.

In national survey's CEO's rank board performance and effectiveness higher for those boards that participate in their own self-assessment. Both Independent Sector and BoardSource recommend that boards engage in their own review at least once every 3 to 5 years. In this session we will explore all the ways health center boards can engage in meaningful assessment of themselves. 

 

Lead Out of Status Quo: Using Leadership to Drive Change on Your Health Center Board

2014  |  Slideshare  |  Source: Diana Kern, Nonprofit Enterprise at Work, Inc.

Listen to this webinar and hear all the trends and facts about today’s boards embracing governance as leadership. Learn how to use culture and processes that help volunteer boards hold each other accountable and how simple acts can inspire boards to greatness. In this webinar you will learn the ethics of volunteer leadership, ability to understand the legacy role and how strong peer leadership creates accountability, and tangible ways to honor peers and inspire them to greater outcomes.
Presented as part of the 2014 Health Center Board Member Webinar Series

Affordable Care Act and Your Health Center
2014 | Slideshare  | Source: Natasha Robinson, Michigan Primary Care Association
During this webinar participants will learn what is newly available to consumers because of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), who is in Michigan to assist with education and enrollment, the importance of investing in outreach and enrollment at your Health Center, and what you can do to support efforts in your community. What's new with the Healthy Michigan plan will also be covered.
2014 Health Center Board Member Training Series

 

Building an Engaged Health Center Board
2013 | Slideshare | Source: Diana Kern, Nonprofit Enterprise at Work, Inc.
During this webinar you will learn strategic recruitment approaches, board composition and work, wealth and wisdom needs, life-cycle and board recruitment, materials needed for recruiting quality board members, how to find board members, and the orientation plan for new board members.
Presented as part of the 2013 Health Center Board Member Webinar Series

 

How to Get Your Board Involved in Your Community
2013 | PDF | Source: David L. Brown, Beacon Consulting Group, LLC
Learn the why, what, where, and benefits of board members being involved in their communities.
Presented at the 2013 MPCA Annual Conference

 

The Veteran Advantages: How to Recruit a Veteran into Your Health Center and Board
2013 | PowerPoint | Source: Paul M. Nguyen, MHA, CommuniCare Health Centers
This session will highlight the strategies for recruiting qualified veterans and acclimating this workforce into the Health Center work environment.
Presented at the 2013 MPCA Annual Conference

 

Parliamentary Procedures
2013 | PDF | Source: Michigan Nonprofit Association
Introduces Parliamentary Procedures and how Health Center Board Members can utilize them for effective meetings.
Presented at the 2013 Health Center Board Member Training

 

Orientation, Recruitment and Engagement of Board Members

2012 | Slideshare | Source: BoardConnect
Discusses trends with volunteers, steps for quality Health Center board member recruitment, Health Center board member member orientation, the role of Health Center board committees, and succession planning.
Webinar in MPCA's 2012 governance webinar series

 

Best Practices of High Performing Board Members
2012 | Slideshare | Source: BoardConnect
Discusses trends Health Center board members need to know, the role and duties of board members as drivers, the work of board members, and ambassadorship and outcomes.
Webinar in MPCA's 2012 governance webinar series

 

How Efficient is Your Board of Directors?

2012 | PDF | Source: Michigan Primary Care Association
The fundamentals of being an effective and engaged Health Center board member.
Presented at the 2012 Health Center Board Member Workshop hosted by MPCA

 

Health Center Board Member Boot Camp
2011 | PDF | Source: Michigan Primary Care Association
Indepth presentation of the role of the Health Center board and individual members, how to be an informed board member, and legal and financial obligations.
Presented at the 2011 MPCA Annual Conference

 

The History of Community Health Centers: Celebrating Over Four Decades
2012 | PDF | Source: Michigan Primary Care Association
Provides an overview of the Health Center movement over the past 45-plus years as a foundation for preparing for the future.
Presented at the 2012 Health Center Board Member Workshop hosted by MPCA

 

Health Center Board Education Video Series
2012 | Video | Source: National Association of Community Health Centers
A resource for Health Center board members to use at their monthly board meetings to learn about and discuss their role to assure patient-centered services and compliance with funding requirements. The Series currently has five "Modules”; each module includes a brief video vignette (approximately 5-6 minutes each) demonstrating scenarios of Health Center and board meeting operations. After viewing a vignette, the entire board can address suggested discussion questions, looking at their Health Center’s experience and their own roles as board members.

 

 


 

Compliant Board

Needs Assessment: An Overview of Requirements fir SAC/NAP Opportunities
2016 | SlideShare & PDF | Source: Michigan Primary Care Association
Discusses the process of completing Needs Assessments and provides information on the current SAC/NAP opportunities.

HRSA Operational Site Visits
2016 | PDF | Source: Nashia Choudhury, Health Center Growth Specialist, Michigan Primary Care Association

Quality - Your Role as a Board Member
2016 | PDF | Source: Cheryl Gildner, Compliance Manager, Ingham Community Health Center, Inc. 

 

HRSA Operational Assessments - What You Need to Know about Governance
2013 | SlideShare and PDF | Source: HRSA
The HRSA Operational Assessment is a key compliance process focused on Section 330 Health Center Program requirements as well as identifying areas for performance improvement among Health Center program grantees. Conducted using the Health Center Site Visit guide, accessible here,the Operational Assessments address need, services, management/finance, and governance. Please join Michigan Primary Care Association for an interactive, informational webinar focusing on preparing for your site visit in the area of governance. The highest areas of noncompliance will be addressed: bylaw language and board meeting minutes. Examples of these are will be shared as well as resources to ensure boards are prepared for the visit.
For more information about HRSA Operational Assessments click here.
2013 Health Center Board Member Training Series

 

Legal and Ethical Requirements of Nonprofit Boards
2013 | PDF | Source: Diana Kern, Nonprofit Enterprise at Work
The fundamentals of being an effective and engaged board member.
Presented at the 2013 Health Center Board Member Training

 

Compliant Board: Health Center Board Requirements
2013 | Slideshare | Source: Bureau of Primary Health Care
This webinar covers the HRSA Board Requirements,Program Requirement 18: Board Composition, authorizing legislation Section 330(k)(3)(H) of the PHS Act andwhere to find new board member candidates to maintain compliance.

 

HRSA Board Requirements
2012 | Slideshare | Source: National Association of Community Health Centers
An overview of the 19 program requirements, how they apply to board members, what the roles and responsibilities of a board member are, and how to be a great board member.
Webinar in MPCA's 2012 governance webinar series

 

Patient Centered Medical Home for Board Members as Consumers
2012 | PDF | Source: Hackley Community Care Center
The Patient Center Medical Home model is important to Health Centers in a changing health care system. This document explains the federal resources that are available to Health Centers in their Patient Centered Medical Home transformation, what a PCMH looks like in terms of structure and function, and the role of the consumers and board members within a PCMH.
Presented at the 2012 MPCA Annual Conference

 

Patient Centered Medical Home for Board Members as Consumers and in their Governance Role
2012 | PDF | Source: Bureau of Primary Health Care
The Patient Center Medical Home model is important to Health Centers in a changing health care system. This presentation explains what a Patient Centered Medical Home looks like in terms of structure and function, and the role of the consumers and board members within a PCMH.
Presented at the 2012 MPCA Annual Conference

 

Strategic Planning
2012 | PDF | Source: Santa Rosa Consulting
A four-step model for today's Health Centers to develop and implement a successful strategic plan.
Presented at the 2012 Health Center Board Member Workshop hosted by MPCA

 

Implementation of the Section 330 Governance Requirements
1998 | Bureau of Primary Health Care
Policy Information Notice 1998-12 outlines the governing body requirements of Health Center organizations funded under Section 330 of the Public Health Service Act.

 

Assess & Monitor Needs of Target Population
2011 | PDF | Source: National Association of Community Health Centers
The Health Center governing board is required to oversee the organization’s progress in meeting its mission and goals and should expect to see a periodic update of a written needs assessment document prior to engaging in the strategic planning effort.

 

Approve Health Center Program Grant Application
2011 | PDF | Source: National Association of Community Health Centers
The Health Center governing board has a legal obligation to formally approve the proposed activities compared to the budget requested in the application.

 

Establish a Quality Assurance/Quality Improvement (QA/QI) Program
2011 | PDF | Source: National Association of Community Health Centers
The Health Center governing board has the responsibility to review and approve the quality assurance/quality improvement plan each year and to make sure the plan is being implemented effectively.

 

Select Services Provided and Hours of Operation
2011 | PDF | Source: National Association of Community Health Centers
The Health Center governing board has the authority to approve and oversee the scope of services and whether to provide those services directly by staff or referral to another provider.

 

 


 

Effective Planning

Needs Assessment: An Overview of Requirements for SAC/NAP Opportunities
2016 | SlideShare & PDF | Source: Michigan Primary Care Association
Discusses the process of completing Needs Assessments and provides information on the current SAC/NAP opportunities.

Staffing the Safety Net - Building the Primary Care Workforce at America's Health Centers
2016  | PDF | Source: Jeremy Schultz, Senior Marketing Consultant, Merritt Hawkins

Creating a Dynamic and Useful Strategic Plan: A Toolkit for Health Centers

2015 | PDF | Source: Capital Link and National Association of Community Health Centers
Strategic planning is an organization-wide effort to assess key influences, reinforce operating systems, establish objectives, and mobilize staff and other stakeholders to meet the challenges of a changing environment. This toolkit will walk you through five sections of a key strategic plan.
 
HRSA Operational Site Visits
2015 | PDF | Source: Andrea Charlton, MPH, MSW, Michigan Primary Care Association
Presented at the 2015 Health Center Board Training

Needs Assessments - Strategic Planning and Service Delivery
2015 | PDF | Source: Tori Squires, Squires Consulting, LLC
Presented at the 2015 Health Center Board Training

ACA-One Year After Implementation
2014 | Slideshare | Source: Phillip J. Bergquist, CHCEF, Michigan Primary Care Association
The Affordable Care Act and its landmark coverage expansion provisions have had a tremendous on the Michigan health coverage and healthcare landscape. Please join MPCA for a look at progress in coverage expansion efforts over the course of the last year and some of the health systems reform groundwork and efforts underway today. 

 

Using Data to Grow Your Center
2014 | Slideshare | Source: Jon Villasurda, MPH, Michigan Primary Care Association
This webinar will help board members to understand the data that is available on a national and local level in order to strategically plan for future growth and services to ensure the health center is growing in the most efficient manner.
2014 Health Center Board Member Training Series

 

 

Planning and Visioning for Health Center Boards
2013 | Slideshare | Source: Non Profit Enterprise at Work (NEW)
During this webinar you will learn how to approach strategic planning for your organization, review formats used for planning, understand the importance of vision, mission & values, how to obtain Stakeholder input and learn how to apply and use strategic filters.
2013 Health Center Board Member Training Series

 

Strategic Planning and Preparing for Health Care Reform
2013 | PDF | Source: Becky Cienki, Michigan Primary Care Association
Learn how to develop and implement a successful strategic plan while preparing for Health Reform.
Presented at the 2013 Health Center Board Member Training

 

Creative Partnerships
2009 | Slideshare | Source: Baldwin Family Health Care
One Michigan Health Center shares how it has created unique partnerships within its community to increase access to care for patients.
Presented at the 2009 MPCA Annual Conference

 

Engage in Long-Term Strategic Planning
2011 | PDF | Source: National Association of Community Health Centers
The Health Center governing board is responsible to set the course of the organization by taking a leadership role and participating in developing goals and objectives to guide the Health Center’s decisions and actions concerning the allocation of human and financial resources.

 

 


 

Advocacy

Advocacy for Board Members

2015 | Slideshare | Source: Elizabeth Kwasnik, Manager of Grassroots Advocacy, National Association of Community Health Centers

Discusses the importance of advocating for Health Centers and the basic steps and processes for Health Center board members. This webinar is part of the 2015 Michigan Primary Care Association's governance webinar series.


Grassroots Advocacy
2015 | PDF | Source: Colleen Healy, JD, Michigan Primary Care Association
Presented at the 2015 Health Center Board Member Training

Funding Cliff: What You Need to Know
2015 | Slideshare | Source: MPCA & NACHC
The webinar will provide updates on Health Center policy from Washington DC - including the latest information on the status of the Health Center Funding Cliff - as well as highlight the importance of continued advocacy efforts in supporting the Health Center policy and 
advocacy agenda. Presenter: Elizabeth Kwasnik, Manager of Grassroots Advocacy, National Association of Community Health Centers
Funding Cliff PowerPoint

Advocacy Training for Board Members
2013 | Slideshare | Source: Dana Lawrence; Michigan Primary Care Association
During this webinar you will learn Why Health Center advocacy is so important for the Health Center Program’s future and what it means to be an advocate; how to determine who your elected officials are and all the different ways you can connect with them; how your board can create a culture of advocacy at your Health Center and the do's and don'ts of nonprofit advocacy.
Webinar Handouts
2013 Health Center Board Member Webinar Series

 

Advocacy & Community Connections
2013 | PDF | Source: Dana Lawrence & Doug Paterson; Michigan Primary Care Association
Maximizing your Health Center's connection to the community through advocacy.
Presented at the 2013 Health Center Board Member Training

 

Preparing Board Members to Play their Critical Role in Advocacy and Fundraising
2012 | Slideshare | Source: Montgomery Consulting, Inc.
Across the U.S., organizations serving low and moderate income populations are under growing financial pressure. As a result, many now look to private donors to provide a larger share of their funding. Raising significant private funding, however, often requires that agency board members assume new responsibilities. This webinar recording provides information to help agency leaders and board members understand and fulfill those new responsibilities.
Webinar in MPCA's 2012 governance webinar series

 

The Power of Storytelling: Using Personal Stories to Advocate for Health Centers
2012 | Slideshare | Source: National Association of Community Health Centers
There is tremendous power in telling personal stories to engage, raise awareness, and persuade. This webinar discusses how to collect and share stories of Health Center patients, board members, and staff to show the public, media, and elected officials how Health Centers are making a difference in the lives of individuals and in communities from first-hand perspectives.

 

MPCA's Post-election Conference Call
2012 | Audio | Source: Michigan Primary Care Association
Provides an overview of the political landscape in Lansing and Washington as the result of the 2012 election. Outlines what Health Center advocates can do to educate their elected officials about the value of Health Centers.

 

Advocacy is A Team Sport: Recruiting Team Members & Getting Them Into the Game
2012 | Slideshare | Source: Michigan Primary Care Association
Discusses best practices for recruiting advocates to your Health Center's grassroots advocacy team and getting them to take action.
Presented as part of MPCA's 2012 advocacy webinar series

 

Developing Relationships with Elected Officials
2012 | Slideshare | Source: Michigan Primary Care Association
Video recording about building and nurturing relationships with elected officials.
Presented as part of MPCA's 2012 advocacy webinar series

 

Advocating for Your Health Center in Today's Political Climate
2012 | Slideshare | Source: Michigan Primary Care Association & National Association of Community Health Centers
Discusses the importance of advocating for Health Centers, and how Health Centers can get involved in voter registration.
Presented as part of MPCA's 2012 advocacy webinar series

 

National Health Center Week 2012 Planning
2012 | Slideshare | Source: National Association of Community Health Centers
Video recording that provides practical tips for planning and hosting successful National Health Center Week 2012 events.
Presented as part of MPCA's 2012 advocacy webinar series

 

Build an Advocacy Network at Your Health Center
2011 | PDF | Source: Michigan Primary Care Association
Explains the how-tos of building a Health Center advocacy network, including establishing a standing advocacy committee and creating an advocacy plan.

 

Preparing Board Members to Play their Critical Role in Advocacy and Fundraising
2012 | Slideshare | Source: Montgomery Consulting, Inc.
Presented as part of MPCA's 2012 health center board governance webinar series

 

Health Center Advocacy
2009 | PDF | Source: National Association of Community Health Centers
Explains stimulus funding for Health Centers, the importance of Health Center advocates signing up to be health care defenders in the advocacy database, the do's and don'ts of registering voters at Health Centers, and the many ways Health Centers can share the Health Center story (social media, visiting with elected officials, National Health Center Week, letters, petitions).
Presented at 2009 meeting of MPCA's Communications & Advocacy Network

 

What Is Grassroots Advocacy?
2008 | PDF | Source: National Association of Community Health Centers
Explains the basics of grassroots advocacy, the keys to successful advocacy, how to organize and build a culture of grassroots advocacy at your Health Center.

 

 

 

 

 
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