Led by Meadowlink, five coalition members is participating in a year-long Boundary Spanning Leadership Institute delivered by the Center for Creative Leadership. This team of five coalition members representing sectors including healthcare, community residents, social services, business, public safety and education, is sharing the skills and tools from this Institute with their full coalition to strengthen the coalition’s capacity to make long-term change in their community. The team also includes a community coalition coach who is deeply rooted in the community and acts as an advisor to the team and the larger coalition as they embark on creating a Culture of Health in Asbury Park. The coalition is developing a blueprint for action, outlining its work and timeline for the remaining three years of grant funding. This blueprint will be shared on the NJHI website in early Summer 2017.
The Asbury Park coalition represents one of 20 New Jersey communities supported through the NJHI: Communities Moving to Action initiative. View this coalition’s early successes toward a healthier Asbury Park and a healthier Garden State.
Hear Building a Healthier Asbury Park project director Lisa Lee share highlights from Creative New Jersey’s Creative Asbury Park Call to Collaboration convening on January 11 & 12, 2017. (video courtesy of Creative New Jersey)