We can build community, while creating change in our communities when enough of us join together as members of the P.OW.E.R. Coalition. For a lifetime membership of $12, you can participate in an organization that led by you! Our membership is low, so that it can be accessible for community residents for most income levels. Coalition members can also become donors to the coalition on a volunteer basis. Donations above the membership rate does not indicate any influence over the Coalition.
What do we ask of our members?
To agree with the Mission, Core Values, Inclusive Statement, and Points of Unity
To participate in the work of the coalition, which can include, but not limited to: participate in action groups, committees, attend meetings
To nominate and elect members to serve on the coalition’s Steering Committee. To maintain your voting rights, you must be an active coalition member
To work to further your own leadership abilities.
To recruit new members for the coalition and help them learn more about coalition.
To keep informed about the coalition’s work, meeting times and locations.
To respect coalition members, Steering Committee, staff and all communities in which the organization is active.
What are my rights as a member?
To actively participate in the work, decisions, and activities within the coalition.
To vote and be heard.
To participate in discussions and decisions about our communities
To participate in training sessions to further your community organizing skills, become effective community leaders, and successful agents of change.
To have access to current, relevant, and adequate information in order to make decisions.
To run for the Steering Committee after being a member in good standing for a minimum of two years.