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The SEED Method: An Evidence-Based Method for Engaging Communities

The SEED Method is a multi-stakeholder approach to engaging communities in research, problem solving, and action planning. Developed at Virginia Commonwealth University, SEED provides a framework for collaborative research and action planning that can be scaled up or down depending on project resources and goals.

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Save the Date: Join the SEED Method team at the Impact Collaborative Summit

Theodora Amissah ·
Look for us at the Annual Impact Collaborative Project & Program Summit! October 5th, 6th, & 7th, 2021 We will be serving as Key Informants on strategies and tools for effective stakeholder engagement program and project planning, development, and implementation. The Impact Collaborative Summit connects Extension teams including their community partners with skills, tools, resources, and partners that can increase their innovation and local impact. Teams receive one on one support...

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