How to Create a Coalition

To Create a Coalition

  1. Go to the "Coalitions" page (Track / Coalitions)
  2. Click .
  3. Enter the name of your Coalition (used to identify in PEARS).
  4. Select the level at which this coalition seeks to make changes.
  5. Choose the primary unit where the Coalition is located. This will grant unit-level permissions in PEARS.
  6. List all forms of assistance received from this multi-sector partnership / coalition.  More than one option can be chosen.

  7. List all forms of assistance provided to this multi-sector partnership / coalition. More than one option can be chosen.

  8. If the partner has been involved in any intervention types during the current reporting year (Direct Education, Social Marketing, or Policy, Systems & Environmental Changes) check boxes for any that apply.
  9. Click "Save"to save your progress or to save the page and move on to the "Coalition Members" section.
  • According to the SNAP-Ed Evaluation Framework, multi-sector partnerships and coalitions include at least five diverse sector representatives (who reach low-income audiences through their services) that address nutrition or physical activity-related community changes, such as policies, practices, or other elements of the framework.
  • The five sectors of influence are described in depth in the SNAP-Ed Toolkit but some examples include (but are not limited to):
    • Food Industry - Grocery stores
    • Government -  State legislature
    • Public Health and Health Care - Local health department
    • Education - Local schools
    • Community Design - City planner
    • Public Safety - Police department
    • Media - Local News Station
    • Agriculture - Local farmers
    • Commercial Marketing - Advertising agency

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