The data workgroup collects and reviews youth survey and public data to help the community board select priority youth outcomes and priority problem behaviors. Members may be tasked with specific data collection methods per grant requirements. This group also monitors changes in community-level outcomes over time.
Meetings are held every second Monday of the month at 11 a.m., currently virtually via Zoom.
Identify and implement prevention strategies that aim to combine individual and environmental focused initiatives that will impact local conditions and root causes of youth use of alcohol and tobacco products. The goals of this group include providing information and support, building skills, enhancing access and reducing barriers, and policy/system/environmental change efforts. We will measure our impact through audiences reached, evaluations, and measuring outcomes.
Meetings are held every second Tuesday of the month at 10:00 a.m., currently virtually via Zoom.
The Outreach/Maintenance workgroup is responsible for promoting CTC, educating, and updating the community about the work of CTC, promotion and organization of community events, social media and website maintenance, and assistance with recruitment of volunteers.
Meetings are held every third Wednesday of the month at 1:00 p.m. , currently virtually via Zoom.
The Funding workgroup identifies funding needs and manages the acquisition of public and private funds to support the community coordinator, community board, and the action plan programs, policies, and practices.
Meetings are held every fourth of the month at 1:00 p.m. , currently virtually via Zoom.
The policy workgroup will identify policy updates and changes specific to the local problem behaviors and local conditions and develop an action plan to educate local leaders on what’s happening, best practices, and sample policy language. These policies may consist of indoor and outdoor spaces in both city and county properties; for example: buildings, vehicles, schools, workplace settings, parks, and other community settings. The goal of this group is to promote positive behaviors and discourage negative behaviors, while producing community level change.
This workgroup has been combined with Alcohol & Tobacco and meets on the second Tuesday of the month at 10:00 a.m.
The Executive Committee is the “steering committee” for CTC and is made up of the Chairs and Vice-Chairs of all four workgroups. This group is responsible for sharing information and fostering collaboration between work groups; approving materials to be used; and tracking coalition progress.
· Reports from each chairperson regarding what their group is working on, upcoming goals, etc.
· Ensure that each work group is completing its tasks in a timely manner
· Make final approval on items such as CTC bylaws, Community Action Plan, and other documents or materials as needed
· Identify current and potential barriers to implementing CTC, and develop plans to address such barriers