National Covid-19 Resiliency Network Regional Community Coalition

April 23, 2021

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What is the Regional Community Coalition?

RegionaThe Regional Community Coalition (RCC)

RegionaThe Regional Community Coalition (RCC) is a sub-committee of the National Community Coalition Board (NCCB) of the National Covid-19 Resiliency Network (NCRN). The RCC is established in alignment with U.S. Department of Health and Human Services regions to allow for the expansion of the network at the grassroots level to ensure network member organizations have an opportunity to network and engage amongst NCRN strategic partners and each other. The RCC also includes representatives from the Territory and Regional Offices of Minority Health.

RCC Roles and Responsibilities

The RCC fosters collaboration and networking to create sustainability among Community Organization and Strategic Partners for future cross collaborative work and activities for the successful and immediate response, recovery, and residency reduction of COVID-19 among impacted populations.

Please note that RCC meetings will alternate between Regions and Priority Population Communities to ensure optimum collaboration and best practices are being shared and leveraged on behalf of the network and the NCRN initiative.

Who is the RCC open to?

The RCC is open to all community-based organizations (e.g., grassroot non-profit organizations, academic institutions, inpatient and outpatient health care facilities, clinician networks, hospital systems, faith-based organizations, and federal agencies) that sign up as a volunteer Community Organization Partners for the NCRN.  Community Organization Partners are community-based organizations that are NOT formally engaged or contractually obligated to NCRN or Morehouse School of Medicine. Community Organization Partners join the NCRN strictly as a volunteer organization. The purpose of Community Organization Partners is to allow for the expansion and delivery of NCRN's network of designed collateral materials, tools and technology, and other news and publication resources that have been culturally and linguistically designed to assist community-based organizations and community health workers optimize their COVID-19 outreach efforts.

While the opportunity to participate in the NCRN as a Strategic Partner are limited to organizations previously engaged in the original RFP process for the grant, there is no limit to the number of organizations that the NCRN will accept as Community Organization Partners.

Community Organization Partners Benefits:

  • Access to News/Publications that are culturally relevant to the serviced populations.
  • Access to COVID-19 educational materials that are culturally and linguistically designed to assist in COVID-19 mitigation efforts.
  • The opportunity to engage and network with other national and international organizations committed to combating the effects of COVID-19 within their communities.
  • A monthly NCRN newsletter highlighting resources, promising practices, and cultural insights from the community.
  • The opportunity to participate in the Regional Community Coalition with representation from State and Local Offices of Minority Health.

How can community-based organizations join the RCC?

By joining the NCRN platform as a Community Organization Partner, community-based organizations will receive an invitation to join the Regional Community Coalition (RCC).

To join the RCC as a Community Organization Partner, visit the NCRN website (ncrn.msm.edu) and subscribe as a community organization.

How frequently does the RCC meet?

The RCC meets on a quarterly basis. The meetings are hosted on the 3rd month of every Quarter on the third Tuesday from 3 PM - 4:30 PM Eastern Time.

For additional questions about becoming a Community Organization Partner, please call 1-877-904-5097 or email [email protected]

 

 

National Covid-19 Resiliency Network

Regional Community Coalition

(Abbreviated Version)

The Regional Community Coalition (RCC) is a sub-committee of the National Community Coalition Board (NCCB) of the National Covid-19 Resiliency Network (NCRN). The RCC fosters collaboration and networking to create sustainability among Community Organization and Strategic Partners for future cross collaborative work and activities for the successful and immediate response, recovery, and residency reduction of COVID-19 among impacted populations.

The RCC is open to all community-based organizations (e.g., grassroot non-profit organizations, academic institutions, inpatient and outpatient health care facilities, clinician networks, hospital systems, faith-based organizations, and federal agencies) that sign up as a volunteer Community Organization Partners for the NCRN. The purpose of Community Organization Partners is to allow for the expansion and delivery of NCRN's network of designed collateral materials, tools and technology, and other news and publication resources that have been culturally and linguistically designed to assist community-based organizations and community health workers optimize their COVID-19 outreach efforts.

To join the RCC as a Community Organization Partner, visit the NCRN website (ncrn.msm.edu) and subscribe as a community organization.

For additional questions about becoming a Community Organization Partner, please call 1-877-904-5097 or email [email protected].

 

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