OA Alliance Call to Action

Upon joining the OA Alliance, review foundational documents:

  • Call to Action
  • OA Action Plan Toolkit
  • Other reports/ studies/ resources
Outline Existing & Future Actions

Begin outlining the existing or future actions you might include in your own OA Action Plan:

  • What are your priorities?
  • Which of the Call to Action goals are most relevant?
  • Are any actions already being taken to address OA in your jurisdiction through other policies or plans?
  • Who should initiate or convene a planning process?
  • Is there capacity to implement the plan?
Letter of Commitment

Draft a Letter of Commitment that outlines the priorities, current actions, and aspirational actions that your jurisdiction will work towards.

The Letter of Commitment should:

  • Be signed by a representative of the jurisdiction;
  • Include a statement committing to the OA Alliance purpose and overall goals; and
  • Commit to developing an OA Action Plan within a stated timeline that is right for you.
Public Process

Engage the Community and Tell Your Story.

Find opportunities to reach the public, local policy makers, regional industry and other stakeholders:

  • Do you want to engage in a public process that identifies new actions or identifies priorities?
  • How can you share information about OA and its potential impacts?
  • How can stakeholders shape or endorse the development of your OA Action Plan?
Detailed Action Plan

Release your OA Action Plan.

  • Detail what your jurisdiction has done, is doing, or will do to advance the goals stated in the Call to Action and address the impacts of OA.
  • The OA Alliance can showcase your plan on their website and help communicate its impact.