With your initial team assembled, you're ready to set the tone for everything to come. The kick-off meeting is your opportunity to establish priorities and begin to craft the workplan that will achieve them.
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Tips for Running Your Meeting
How you organize your meeting is completely up to you, but these steps can help ensure that your meeting stays on track and helps you accomplish what you're hoping to achieve:
Introduce the team.
Review how resilience works. Community resilience is a relatively new concept. RAND Corporation's Learn and Tell Toolkit can help you explain in plain language what it means to be a resilient community. You can download the kit here.
Provide a high-level description of your project
Review each member's roles and responsibilities
Establish how and when you'll communicate with your team
Outline the next steps
Ready to move on?
The Kick-Off meeting is the first milestone in the
Act phase, the next step in the program is
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