Political transitions test the strength of local collective impact efforts. Learn how Newark's initiative survived and thrived as Mayor Cory Booker left office and Mayor Ras Baraka stepped in.
Foundations talking with grantees about racial equity is a major challenge in philanthropy. Living Cities offers some lessons learned from a recent event with grantees.
Effective collective impact requires a focus on results and accountability to create systems change.
Detroit's resilience through bankruptcy revealed three overarching principles that are applicable to other cities facing seemingly insurmountable challenges.
How millennials, as the most diverse generation in US history and the generation that came up in the internet age, are uniquely positioned to harness technology to work for social change.
To help better understand the appropriate roles of a social change organization with a national scope in addressing structural racism, spoke with several national organizations and compiled a list o…
An interview with Kurt Sommer, Director of the Baltimore Integration Partnership on gaining alignment with critical stakeholders, securing policy changes through collective action, and inspiring acti…
Tynesia Boyea-Robinson, Director of Collective Impact, shares an overview of the three "flavors of feedback" needed to do Collective Impact.
By addressing the conflicts that might threaten sow discord in many Collective Impact efforts and holding eight tensions in balance, bitterness 'at the table' can become a sweet recipe for catalyzing…
'Too often, the behaviors of nonprofits and their funders have been focused more on perpetuating institutions, than achieving measurable impact.'
Elodie Baquerot, Living Cities Chief Operating Officer, describes Living Cities' approach to 'open sourcing social change'.
We have embarked on an exciting adventure to answer the question of how cities and regions can prepare low-income working aged adults for quality 21st century jobs.
How can we use lean startup principles to develop adaptive solutions to our world’s most wicked problems?
Are there foundation practices or policies at work that may deter people of different backgrounds from participating in a collective impact effort, and thus having the genuine impact they all seek?
Three cross-sector partnership leaders reflect on what works and what doesn't in their cross-sector partnerships.
Announcement of the 2nd Twitter Chat on #DisruptingInequality featuring our COO, Elodie Baquerot.
What gets people and institutions engaged in a cross-sector partnership in a way that overcomes our negative expectations, and sets us on a path to achieve meaningful impact?