Equity and Collective Impact: Grassroots Organizations and Backbone as a Bridge

First posted on the Living Cities blog: In Oakland, CA, one of the most racially diverse cities in the U.S., too many boys and young men of color face life-threatening challenges on the path to adulthood. In the city’s African American, Latino, Native-Indigenous, Southeast Asian and Asian/Pacific Islander communities, neighborhood-based organizations have shown great creativity [...]

By |2017-05-18T11:34:09-07:00April 23rd, 2015|Categories: Collective Impact|Tags: |

Bringing an Equity Lens to Collective Impact

First posted on the Collective Impact Forum: Like many who have devoted their careers to social justice, we at Urban Strategies Council find the promise of large-scale change that collective impact offers inspiring. After all, who among us came to this work hoping to make minor change? Because collective impact holds such promise, it is [...]

By |2017-05-18T11:34:11-07:00September 3rd, 2014|Categories: Collective Impact|