Community Engagement and Communications Working Group

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Date(s) - 26/06/2019
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

The Yarrow Building, Basement Board Room, 625 Fort Street, Victoria


The Community Engagement and Communications Working Group (CECWG) meets monthly to support the Coalition’s goals of inclusiveness, system effectiveness, building capacity, and evidence-based reporting.

Meetings take place from 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm on the 4th Wednesday of the month.

As identified in the 2018-19 Business Plan, CECWG is currently working on

  • Community association outreach
  • Business community outreach
  • Media relations
  • Annual member survey

Participation in working groups is open to individual Coalition society members and to representatives of any corporate Coalition members .

If you’d like to know more, please email Shannon Whissell, Community Development Manager.

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