Understand complex problems by listening to people impacted by them.
Find solutions that are evidence-based and community-supported.
Implement policies that improve health and wellbeing for generations to come.
Since 2009, CivCom has collaborated with more than 50 public health organizations throughout the United States. Our focus is in Florida, where we are working to end nicotine addiction and improve health equity in partnership with 24 tobacco-free coalitions.
Recent and current clients include:
Bureau of Tobacco Free Florida
Oregon Health Authority, HIV/STD/TB Section
Alameda County Department of Child Support Services (California)
February 26, 2019 · Leadership,Management,Employee Engagement,Workplace Culture,Collaboration
Leading isn’t easy. Every person in a team is different, and change is constant. Yet, there’s one thing that remains the same: we all share a common set of needs. Understanding these needs can help leaders cultivate teams that are engaged and effective. The 4 pillars of high-performing teams ...
October 23, 2018 · harm reduction,opioids,syringe exchange,needle exchange,syringe services
The U.S. has seen a drastic increase in opioid overdose deaths in recent years. As the epidemic has grown, so has the need for harm reduction. Harm reduction programs acknowledge that some level of drug use in society is inevitable, but that drug-related death and disease are preventable. A...
June 29, 2018 · Communication,Policy,Advocacy,Public Policy,Public Health
In an ideal world, the policies that get passed would be those that are most needed, fair, and effective. Yet, policy solutions proven to benefit communities often go ignored. So what does it take to get a policy passed? It starts with a strong communication plan. 1. Find common ground. An...
CivCom is now acepting applications for the Tobacco Policy Manager position serving Sumter County, Florida. This position is responsible for advancing local policy initiatives that serve the goals of ending nicotine addiction and improving health equity. The Tobacco Policy Manager will work toward these goals in collaboration with members of the Tobacco Free Sumter County Partnership and Students Working Against Tobacco (SWAT). Additional informatiion about the position and ccompensation is included in the online application.
Our hiring process prioritizes demonstrated knowledge and skills, and there are no minimum requirements for formal education or experience. To apply, please 1) complete this online application and 2) email a cover letter and resume with 3 references to firstname.lastname@example.org. The application includes screening questions that will be evaluated and may take up to 45 minutes to complete. The position will remain open until filled. Once filled, all applicants will be notified. Questions may be directed to email@example.com.
We offer customized trainings to help organizations cultivate empathy—a driver of success. This fact sheet offers practical and evidence-based strategies to integrate empathy into routine practices for lasting culture change.
Communities across the U.S. are raising the tobacco sales age to 21 (a policy referred to as Tobacco 21). Our Tobacco 21 advocacy toolkit contains materials to train advocates and engage policy makers, including a slide set, handouts, and social media images. The PowerPoint files are intended to be adapted for local, state, or national initiatives.