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Community Collaboratives: 12 Profiles of Community-Wide Change

Monday, August 6, 2012
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Through their work with the White House Council for Community Solutions, The Bridgespan Group had the opportunity to learn from 12 community collaboratives engaged in collective impact across the country. These collaboratives have already achieved needle-moving change (at least 10 percent progress on a community-wide metric) and are making further strides in solving critical social issues. Below are profiles of each that share the collaboratives' paths to getting results.

Establishing a Balanced Set of Goals: Guiding the Way Webinar Recording

Participants were introduced to activities for building agreement and heard about potential indicators for goals across developmental years and the range of outcomes, as developed by the Forum and Child Trends.

Presenters: Suzanne Hershey, Senior Fellow, the Forum for Youth Investment and former Facilitator of the Ready by 21 initiative, Austin, Tex.

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Wednesday, March 28, 2012
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Conceiving goals and indicators is easy. The challenge is getting community leaders to agree on goals and indicators that cover all young people of all age groups, in all aspects of their lives—from education and health to interpersonal skills and job readiness.