Now that you’ve selected your strategies, it might be tempting to start working right away. But taking the time to think through how you’ll put each strategy in to action can lead to greater success down the road. Working with your team, you’ll want to decide where and how you will implement the strategy, and what information, people, and resources will you need to ensure that each activity goes according to plan?
To get started, use the Activity Planning Tool below. The strategy and location you’ve selected will be filled in automatically. The next step is to add the setting, the specific area or location in your community where you’ll be using the strategy. If you need to add a new location, you can do so by visiting your Progress or returning to Geography.
“Pre-implementation is a critical step that cannot be skipped... and cannot be rushed.”
– Tali, Coordinator (Boston)
Next, you’ll want to think through the steps or activities required to accomplish the strategy successfully. These steps fall into two basic categories:
- Pre-implementation activities occur when you are preparing to do a strategy
- Implementation activities occur while actually doing a prevention strategy
Examples of each kind of activity are listed in the LEARN MORE section below. For each strategy you’ll implement, use the Activity Planning Tool below to describe the pre-implementation and post-implementation activities your team will need to perform.
You can use the Progress to track your progress as you plan and implement your strategies.