Act

Bold Step 3 is where “the rubber meets the road” and your careful partnering and planning are put into action. The activities here will help you and your partners implement your plan effectively and create lasting change in your community. 
 
Ideally, partners will share responsibility for all aspects of implementing the plan. As you work together to make your vision a reality and to secure it for the future, partners will have the opportunity to forge valuable relationships among agencies and organizations. These connections can continue to bear fruit in the future, even after you have met your goals.
 
The “Create a Legacy” activity focuses on six key aspects of long-term integration, especially communications and finance. These strategies will help your new program make the transition to becoming the status quo.