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Communicate priorities

To ensure that your team and community can successfully act on the priorities you’ve selected, it’s important to communicate your decisions with decision makers and those who influence them.¹

Consider the following questions when deciding how to communicate your priorities.

  • Who must understand and support your plans to address priority issues? Be as specific as possible.
  • Who should tell them?
  • What media or methods should be used to tell them? (e.g., stories, reports, news media, social media)

Visit the Communicate step of the Action Center to learn more about effective ways to communicate your priorities and work.

1.    Forest LB, McKenna C, Donovan J. Connections:  A "How To" Handbook for Developing Extension Long-Range Plans and Major Problems. Madison, WI; 1986 April 1986.

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