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* 1. The Annual Meeting included several optional workshops. If you attended one of these workshops, please tell us one take away from the information and discussion. Share also any feedback to strengthen the workshops. 

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* 2. One of the purposes of the Annual Meeting is to provide the membership an opportunity to advise Alliance operations and conduct business - like elect the Steering Committee - as directed in the Alliance’s governance document. Did you feel the business portion of the day allowed for meaningful participation in the Alliance’s governance?

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* 3. We’ve used a panel format for the Collective Impact evaluation of our advocacy two years in a row. Would you suggest we repeat it again next year?

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* 4. Please share any additional comments about the Alliance’s advocacy functions as matched up with any of the five components of Collective Impact: common agenda, shared measurement, continuous communications, mutually reinforcing activities, and backbone support.

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* 5. What did you take away from our guest speaker, Dr. Maria Mercedes Avila? How were you inspired by her comments? (To refresh your memory, you can watch a recording of her talk on the Alliance Facebook page.)

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* 6. Creating the agenda for this event requires us to balance desires to keep the meeting to an appropriate length but also allow time for making connections. Are we allowing enough time for the networking / socializing part of the day? 

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* 7. What did you like about the logistics (registration, materials, location in the state, venue, vibe, etc.)? Please share any feedback or suggestions for improvement or locations.

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* 8. How did the Alliance’s communications (email newsletters, Facebook) on the Annual Meeting support your participation and prepare you for the discussions?

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* 9. Overall, please rate these components of the Annual Membership Meeting:

  Did not work for me Neutral / Indifferent Worked well
Steering Committee elections 
Panel discussion format
Meeting length
Online registration
Networking opportunities 
Location (Waterbury)
Venue (Zenbarn)

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* 10. What feedback can you give us about the Alliance’s communications this Legislative Session – what worked well to inform and engage advocates? What could be strengthened?

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