Types of Community Sites

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If you’re considering becoming a We Can!® site, there are three types from which to choose. Each has a different level of commitment: General Community Site, Intensive Community Site, or We Can! City/County. Each level also has unique requirements about programming and community events that must be completed within their first year. One thing that sites at all three levels have in common is that they commit to filling out and returning online activity forms about their activities to We Can!. Here’s a look at their other responsibilities, by type of site:  

1.  General Community Site
The site commits to completing any two of the following three activities in one year:

  • One youth program/curriculum
  • One parent program/curriculum
  • One community outreach event

2. Intensive Community Site
The site commits to completing all of the following activities in one year:

  • Three or more youth programs/curricula
  • Three or more parent programs/curricula
  • Three or more community outreach events
  • Establishment of local partnerships to implement We Can! programs
  • Promotion of We Can! activities to their local media
  • Submission of an abstract of the year's We Can! activities for posting on the We Can! website

3. City/County
The site commits to completing all of the following activities in one year:

  • Announcement of their city’s and/or county’s commitment to the program through a letter of commitmentmicrosoft word document icon (30 KB) from the mayor or county executive to We Can!
  • Public announcement of the program through a proclamationmicrosoft word document icon (145 KB)  by the mayor or county executive  and/or launch event 
  • Provision of program information—or activities—to city or county employees
  • Four or more youth programs/curricula
  • Four or more parent programs/curricula
  • Four or more community outreach events
  • Recruitment of and collaboration with local partners to implement We Can! programs
  • Promotion of We Can! activities to their local media
  • Submission of an abstract of the year's We Can! activities for posting on the We Can! website

Getting Started

After you sign up, you will receive a welcome email with links to downloadable resources and materials to help you begin your programming. We encourage you to review and download these materials to help you get started:

Last Updated: May 17, 2013

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