The First Steps to Become a Come Alive Outside Community

by Linda Coors on August 23, 2011

You are ready now to help your community become a Come Alive Outside Community, and you’re wondering how to go about it.

Here are the first steps you can take:

  1. Find a cause.
  2. Make a public presentation to a community group encouraging others to Come Alive Outside.
  3. Develop your Come Alive Outside (CAO) Team, hold an initial meeting and identify a cause.
  4. Meet with your CAO Team to finalize a plan and prepare your presentation points for local government.
  5. Present to your local government.
  6. Proceed with your project.
  7. Celebrate your success.

Link to document on How to Become a Come Alive Outside CommunityNow that you’ve started something, what next?

  1. After your first project, REFLECT.
  2. Contact JP Horizons (440) 352-8211 for help or share your successes on the Come Alive Outside website.
  3. Define your short-term and long-term goals.
  4. Stay in contact with your local media.
  5. Be sure to make this a “community movement.”
  6. Start organizing your next event or set your next goal.
  7. Revisit your goals and objectives.
  8. Where do you go from here? The rest is up to YOU!

For more information about each of the steps above, please check out this document on How to Become a Come Alive Outside Community.

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