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Place-Based Innovation: A new community-centred approach to community change

Posted by Myriam Bérubé on February 11, 2022

After two years of the COVID-19 pandemic, the question for communities is no longer “if” they should act urgently to address social or environmental issues, or even “why” they should transform the ways of doing things, but rather “how to do it.” 

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Sustaining Collective Impact Efforts – How to build your approach

Posted by Liz Weaver on January 5, 2017

At the most recent Champions for Change workshop for backbone leaders, I was asked to develop a workshop which focused on the challenge facing many collective impact efforts – how to build a sustainable approach.   

This is a challenging conundrum for collective impact efforts which are designed purposefully to move the needle of vexing community issues, work with an eye to complexity and exist in an ever changing community context.  The variables inherent in collective impact efforts lead to many more questions:  

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