Finding Partners

Option #1: Finding Partners
Most community action plans can benefit from recruiting partners—individuals or organizations that
might help with the solution to the public health issue. These partners may have money, special
tools or skills, and other resources.
Create a list of at least ten local partners/stakeholders who might be willing to help you implement
or develop your own community action plan. Remember, a stakeholder is a person with an interest
or concern in something. For each potential partner, include:
1. the potential partner’s name,
2. comprehensive contact information (job title, address, phone, website, and any assistants’
names),
3. a short explanation of why you think the partner or stakeholder would be useful to your project,
and
4. why you think that particular partner might be interested in joining your effort—that is, what is the
benefit to the partner in doing so?
Your partners could come from the following (don’t be limited by this list):
Government officials (state, regional, local, or federal)
Local health/public health department agent(s)
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Non-profits or non-governmental organizations (NGOs). Think broadly. For example, consider
national and local organizations (e.g., men and women’s organizations, schools, governmentfunded services, and volunteer organizations).
Businesses often help fund or implement community projects.
Colleges or universities may have grants, special departments, or clubs/organizations.
Churches or faith-based organizations
Instructions:
Write a well-organized list that is a 2-3-page paper, not including the title and reference pages,
which are required.
The paper must be formatted correctly using APA style. Remember, all research material used in
your paper must be paraphrased and include an in-text citation.
Your paper must be properly cited and formatted according to the CSU Global Writing Center
(http://csuglobal.libguides.com/apacitations) .
This is an individual paper; however, you should reflect on our Discussion Forums and
incorporate ideas from there, as appropriate.
Be sure you utilize your text appropriately as a reference and cite at least one other credible
external reference such as a website or journal article to support your proposed resolution of the
case.
Your external sources can be trade publications
(http://mediacareers.about.com/od/glossary/g/tradepub.htm) , government information, newspaper
articles, or scholarly or peer-reviewed (http://guides.lib.jjay.cuny.edu/content.php?
pid=209679sid=1746812) journal articles. The CSU Global Library is a good place to find these
sources.

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