Duration: 1 hour

Presenter/Facilitator: Maria Griffin

Description: Continuing the discussion of community readiness assessment activities and action plans.  

Materials: The CRM Next Steps, NLCC CRA Newsletter Article, NLCC CRA Results Years 1 and 3, and the NLCC Guide to Drafting Findings are provided in hard copy as part of your convening in a box, and in soft copy on the USB drive as well as below for download. The Community Readiness Model handbook is provided in soft copy on the USB drive as well as below for download. 

  1. Community Readiness Model 
  2. CRM Next Steps 
  3. NLCC CRA Newsletter Article 
  4. NLCC CRA Results Years 1_3
  5. NLCC Guide to Drafting Findings

Directions: In February at the ACF Grantee meeting, the cohort started CRA discussions that was cut short due to time and we agreed to continue the discussion during our next convening. Also, this is the 5th year of your cooperative agreement and the last time to update your CRA scores and see the changes made in your community.

Nearpod instructions: 

  • Copy the Nearpod link from the Zoom chat box.
  • Open a new browser window (Do NOT close your Zoom window)
  • Paste the Nearpod link in the URL address bar and hit return to go to site. Once there, you will see the code box. 
  • Return to the Zoom chat box and copy the 5-letter code
  • Return to the Nearpod site and paste the 5-letter code into the box and hit submit.
  • Enter in your first name so the facilitator/presenter knows you were able to access Nearpod.
  • Follow along.
  • When done in Nearpod, close Nearpod (x at the top of the right-hand screen) and you can return to the Zoom window.


Convening in a Box: registrants will receive a box with hard copies of select agenda items, a USB drive that contains soft copies of all meeting materials, and other items.

Hard copy: documents printed on paper.

Soft copy: documents that are in electronic formats such as Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, or Adobe PDF.