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ARTICLE | This is Community Innovation

Community Innovation, Community Change, Galen MacLusky

What makes Community Innovation different from other forms of Social Innovation is the focus on community – placing community members as both the champions and as the arbiters of change.

Follow along as Tamarack's Galen MacLusky introduces Community Innovation, and what about the practice makes it unique within the broader social innovation landscape. This article sets the stage for future Community Innovation theory and practice as Tamarack continues to build on each of the 5 Idea Areas for Community Change 


Galen MacLusky

By Galen MacLusky

While Galen was at Tamarack he led the Community Innovation Idea Area. He is passionate about working with community organizations to help build and scale new ideas that deepen their impact. An experienced design, innovation, and co-creation consultant, at the core of his work are approaches that help organizations engage with those who are impacted by their services and test new programs and services with minimal investment. Over the past five years, Galen has used these approaches to help Fortune 500 companies and non-profit organizations across North America reinvent the services and programs they provide.

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