Pages tagged "Toolkits & Resources"
2022 Annual Report
From record numbers of program graduates, to bringing our children's savings account program county-wide, 2022 was a year of remarkable growth and learning. Together with our community we expanded our movement-building and advocacy work at the city, county, and state levels, while continuing to meet the immediate needs of residents across Miami-Dade County.
Click here to read the full, interactive report.
Media Interview Training
The media is a powerful tool for 1) raising awareness about issues that are important to us, 2) demanding accountability from those responsible, and 3) driving the action we want to see.
Reporters may come into an interview with their questions set, but we should also come in with our narrative set.
It's YOUR narrative to shape, YOUR voice and community, YOUR story to tell. This resource is about how, in media interviews, we can take the ball back. How do we tell the story we want to tell when talking to media?
Let's look at some tips below. Click here to download a mobile-friendly TIP SHEET to save for use later!
Questions about anything on this page? Please send an email to [email protected]
2021 Annual Report
With more opportunities to grow and rise to the challenges of the Covid-19 pandemic, we saw continued adaption and improvisation in the fulfillment of our mission in 2021. From doubled-down efforts to protect our communities from predatory policies, new pathways to build neighborhood wealth, and expanded access to services online—we have continued to improvise and improve the way we show up for our clients and partners. Find our overview in the full report below.
Catalyst Miami: Local Impact, National Implications (White Paper)
Commissioned by the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco and researched/written by Anne Folan, this white paper dives into Catalyst Miami's origins and unique role. It includes a foreword by David J. Erickson, PhD, who served as the director of community development at the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco from 2005-2019.
2020 Annual Report
2020 caused us all to rethink, adapt, and show up with all hands on deck. It also presented us with new ways to support community members (e.g. adding re-employment assistance and small business support to our services) and to mobilize groups to advocate for community protections and priorities. Here's a snapshot of what 2020 looked like for us.
Equitable Adaptation Legal & Policy Toolkit
With the creation of the Georgetown Climate Center's Equitable Adaptation Legal & Policy Toolkit, we sought to help local policymakers and community-based organizations develop viable strategies for building climate resilience and tools to overcome social inequality. This toolkit highlights best and emerging practice examples of how cities are addressing disproportionate socioeconomic risk to climate impacts and engaging overburdened communities.
How to Submit Op-Eds & Letters to the Editor
You've written an op-ed or letter to the editor, had friends give you feedback, and now you're ready to send it in. Where do you start? This document explains how to submit your piece to the editorial board of various South Florida news outlets.
Public Comment Mad Lib
This short, handy graphic is a guide to speaking publicly in government spaces. While it is intended to be personalized in your own words with your own story, it contains all of the details one must say when called on to speak.
In this toolkit, we share our strategy, successes, and lessons learned from the CLEAR Miami program. We hope that other communities can use this information to create similar climate resilience leadership programs. Together, we aim to build a culture of meaningful community engagement in the climate resilience field that ensures that no one gets left behind.