The Role of the Task Force Members
- To provide expertise, experience, and guidance to the ALR through 4 meetings of task force peers a year. (Quarterly conference calls)
- To help the ALR actively create a strategy that will utilize the best possible methods of outreach within limited resources of the ALR and help us identify possible sources that could engage people the task force members may know to activate “network of networks.”
- To provide and/or initiate contacts and personal outreach to appropriate leaders in business, companies and products who currently target these specific ethnicities and cultures, community organizations, faith based organizations and/or media as may be appropriate to help implement an ALR multi-cultural outreach strategy.
- To serve in an advisory capacity (as needed) on an on-going basis for multicultural outreach committees in the Task Force members’ local community.
Five Action Areas for the ALR Multi-Cultural Outreach (MCO) Task Force
Faith Based Assignment and Background
Goal: To create a National Faith-Based Cup/Challenge in the Walk program and increase awareness of lupus in general.
Corporation and Products Assignments and Background
Goal: To have ALR actively participate in Diversity Programs of companies we are already in contact with and to increase outreach to other companies.
Social Networking Action Group
Goal: Increase awareness of lupus and have active participation via Facebook, Twitter and other Social Media outlets in sharing the ALR’s messaging. Increase Facebook Likes and Twitter followers.
College/Universities Fraternal and Service Orgs and Alumni/Alumnae Action Group
Goal: To increase awareness of lupus by these groups and for such groups to ‘adopt’ the ALR as their cause. Increase attendance at Walks in local communities.
Community Organizations and Expos Action Group
Goal: Increase volunteer attendance at local fairs and events for ALR and lupus awareness as well as Walk recruitment.