With technology constantly changing and growing, we find new opportunities and resources for our coalition work every day. It can be hard to keep up with what's new and innovative. In this ReShape, we've collected results from a survey the RSP did on how coalitions are using various technologies in their work, including thoughts on what works well and what doesn't. We also have stories from the Colorado Coalition Against Sexual Assault and the Texas Association Against Sexual Assault on how they both created a cohesive communications strategy across multiple platforms.
Sexual assault coalitions have taken leadership in the distribution of technology information to member programs. With technology changing so fast, many coalitions are curious as to what their sister coalitions are using for databases, email lists, webinars, e-learning platforms, and more. Continue reading here.
Creating a Strategy for Outreach: Effective Communications for Any Coalition by Alexa Priddy, Colorado Coalition Against Sexual Assault
In this article, you'll learn about CCASA's integrated communications plan, the changes they made, the technology they added, and how it takes staff working together to make it all work. The plan details how their communications channels work together and are used together to promote our agency mission and our work. Continue reading here.
The Unification of Technology and Advocacy in Creating Change by Rose Luna, Texas Association Against Sexual Assault
Keeping up with the pace of change requires the unification of technology and advocacy. The combination continuously provides convenient training and learning opportunities across the state. It has increased TAASA's reach to service providers, enhanced their ability in communicating the issue and continues to provide a platform for critical conversations and information sharing to occur. TAASA's strategy in advocacy with technology are described in this article. Continue reading here.
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