query: difference between coalitions and partnerships
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[ed: thanks to Gae for replying to Kevboy's query.]
From: "Broadwater, Gae" <gae.broadwater at kysu.edu>
There was some work presented a few years ago by my Extension Service
colleagues on this issue--see the Collaboration Framework at
It describes the continuum of involvement as follows:
Whether you agree with this model or not, it does point out that there
are varying levels of engagement, commitment, and resource sharing that
are useful to consider when working across groups and organizations
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> From: anil kumar <kevboy_anil at yahoo.com>
> i am a graduate student in Public Health and i am in Community
> Organizing class and doing a project in this class. One of the
> assignments in this class asked specifically about the structural or
> functional differences between the "coalitions and partnerships and
> their role in community organizing". I couldn't find any source which
> specifically differentiates these two, hence i thought you people might
> be of some help. Reason being i always visit this discussion thread and
> found some useful stuff over here for my class.
> Thank you in advance.
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