Within this rapidly changing context, new ways of being and operating are critical. There has been rapid learning and generosity in sharing the lessons learned. A plethora of toolkits have been created and resources compiled on everything from working remotely to financial relief programs to how to support children’s learning.


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Cities Reducing Poverty

Cities Reducing Poverty: Responding to COVID-19

By Vibrant Communities

Through the COVID-19 crisis, Vibrant Communities – Cities Reducing Poverty (VC–CRP) has responded to meet urgent community needs through a variety of mechanisms and partnerships. Our 81 members, representing 328 communities, have demonstrated creativity, commitment, and compassion as they support their communities’ most vulnerable.

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Collective Impact: Post-Pandemic

By Liz Weaver

Through the lens of Collective Impact, this paper examines three important stages for leaders to consider when navigating our world post-Pandemic: Respond, Recover and Deepening Resilience Capacity. Within these stages, what simple rules might we follow? How will these simple rules create a different future for ourselves so that we can transform our communities at the individual and systems level?

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