Better Together


Year 1

2022 – ASK & LISTEN

Team Researchers / TAC Team Assembled

TR / TAC KOLBE & Researchers Trained

BT Survey Created + Ready for Population

Survey Yavapai County residents

Ask residents to share their experiences around community issues

Analyze the results and see what issues the community finds challenging to discuss

Research and create a guidebook around communication best practices and share a list of conversations topics based on our survey results

Write, edit, design, print, and begin distributing the guidebook to interested families

Year 2

March 2023 – March 2024 – TOGETHER AT HOME

Sign up 200 local families / small groups to participate in dinner conversations facilitated by the guidebook on a topic from our survey results

Families commit to at least one dinner per quarter based on a topic of their choice and can request a meal kit based on financial need

TAC teens will be assigned ~10 families; they will check in, provide tips and feedback, and document outcomes based on the dinners

To sign up for family / small group DINNER CONVERSATIONS please scan the QR code or visit:

Year 3

March 2024 – March 2025 – GROW & SHARE

Teens and community members will reflect and continue to hone their skills through inclusive community-wide dinners on guidebook topics

Documents the efficacy of the project and share our experience with other interested counties