SWEAP Form - How will you or your organization be involved in the SWEAP effort?
Please fill out this form to share how you envision being involved in the Statewide Water Education Action Plan (SWEAP), and what you will need to successfully join the effort to implement SWEAP. Collecting this data will help in analyzing gaps and determining what resources are needed to successfully achieve SWEAP’s outcomes now and in the future.
Position Title (in the above Organization)
Who is the best Contact Person at your Organization for SWEAP? (Name)
Email of SWEAP Contact Person at your Organization
Which of the following will your organization commit to in support of SWEAP? (Select all that apply)
Provide an endorsement for SWEAP, stating that your organization affirms the importance of the work and granting permission to have your name and/or logo included on the SWEAP website as an endorser.
Submit a letter of commitment stating your intent to help implement SWEAP, including tracking and reporting on progress; Your Organization’s name and website link would be listed as a co-implementer of SWEAP.
Add SWEAP name and/or logo and website link on your website to help spread the word.
Sign-up for the SWEAP email list.
Participate in a future SWEAP committee, organized as affinity groups of individuals/organizations all collaborating on a specific SWEAP strategy or best practices for evaluation.
What resources would be most helpful to your organization or program for implementing SWEAP?
Educational materials to distribute to your audiences
Additional funding or access to new funding sources
Opportunities to collaborate with other water educators
Opportunities to connect with volunteers for program/staff support
Training/Professional Development on SWEAP strategies or tracking metrics
Other (please specify)
Please explain the resource needs you identified above
How can your organization help advance the SWEAP effort? (Consider: What is your unique position or capability in the water education arena? What unique resources or expertise can you bring to the SWEAP effort?)
Which SWEAP Outcomes best align with your current organizational goals and/or programs? (Select all that apply.)
1. The proportion of Coloradans in each river basin who can identify how water supports their quality of life, as well as the threats to and potential solutions for a sustainable water supply, increases.
2. The proportion of Coloradans in each river basin who can articulate at least three “Critical Water Concepts” increases.
3. The proportion of Coloradans in each river basin who report confidence in having the knowledge necessary to take an active role in water stewardship in their community increases.
4. The proportion of Coloradans in each river basin who report confidence in having the skills necessary to take an active role in water stewardship in their community increases.
5. Participation in community discourse and decision processes about water at the state, regional and local levels increases.
6. Voters have access to factual information that addresses potential impacts to sustainable water resources in relevant issue areas.
7. The proportion of Coloradans in each river basin that are demonstrating sustainable water behaviors increases.
8. Where relevant, local and state policies and practices are supportive of advancing statewide water literacy.
9. Where relevant, local and state policies, regulations, and practices demonstrate a consideration of impacts on sustainable water resources.
10. Water decision-making bodies are increasingly representative of the demographic make-up of the area they serve.
What gaps do you see that aren’t being covered in your community in terms of water education programming, capacity, reaching a diversity of key audiences or addressing SWEAP outcomes?
What challenges do you foresee for your organization to be successful in participating in SWEAP?
What new SWEAP outcomes or strategies would you like to see in the future?
A copy of your responses will be emailed to the address you provided.
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