What is the coalition’s vision and mission? What motivates me to bring people together?
Who ought to be represented? Who are my community’s potential partners (organizations and businesses)? In your community, evaluate both the needs and the assets (resources). This will give you an idea of what you can do versus what you want to do. To establish priorities, form a coalition. What are the most important issues, according to community members and key stakeholders? When determining your priorities, keep feasibility, effectiveness, and measurability in mind. Begin gathering state and local data in order to paint a realistic picture of community needs