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