Wyandotte Community | We Thrive Together

Champions are leaders in their communities (neighborhoods, faith communities, peer groups, social organizations, etc.) who help identify ways to raise awareness about trauma and promote community healing. Recruited through community forums, champions are selected through an application process. They receive a stipend for their work

Their roles and expectations include:

  • Host 1 meeting / month to educate community members about trauma and resilience; listen to community members to learn how they define trauma and resilience; identify barriers to resilience
  • Lead Community Needs and Solutions Projects
  • Attend monthly meetings with Alive & Thrive Director
  • Track and record number of meetings held, number of contacts with individuals/ groups, identity of groups
  • Document information gathered from community
  • Provide data to aid mapping process
  • Work with Community Health Improvement Plan teams (4 Champions)