July 22, 2020
In this episode, we host a roundtable discussion where we discuss community questions about the measures to take when being an ally in supporting anti-racism work in collective impact.
July 6, 2020
In this episode, we host a roundtable discussion with the Collective Impact Forum team where we discuss community questions about how to collaborate with partners during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
June 19, 2020
In this episode, we host a roundtable discussion with the Collective Impact Forum team where we share reflections on the impact of the pandemic, the economic downturn, and the recent protests to support Black lives, as well as answering some questions from community members.
April 3, 2020
As we navigate through the ongoing crisis that is the covid-19 pandemic, we share an interview with Dr. Lauren Smith, co-CEO of FSG, who discusses her own public health experience during the H1N1 outbreak in 2009. From that experience, she shares some key ways that philanthropy can support their grantees and communities right now during the pandemic.
April 1, 2020
The Covid-19 pandemic has created massive disruption in all of our lives and work. Those of us who are facilitating and supporting collective impact will have to lead our groups through this change. In this episode, we share your questions and offer recommendations and resources for what to think about and how to move forward when our work seems to be shifting by the day.
March 11, 2020
Marshall Ganz, a pioneer in grassroots organizing in the United States, shares in this “master class” keynote talk about what we can learn from the history of community organizing and how it can inform our movement-building now. Following the keynote is a panel discussion about how collective impact and other collaborative efforts can work in partnership with community organizers to reach their goals.
February 24, 2020
What are the mental model shifts and other “intangible” (yet important) factors that can support the long-term health and sustainability of a collaborative? Jen, Robert, and Tracy discuss four mindset shifts that can help build stronger partnerships as well as go over some pitfalls to avoid when doing collaborative work.
February 21, 2020
When social change work is approached as “charity” -- giving help to those in need -- collaboratives can fall into a trap of doing work TO a community rather than WITH the community, upholding existing power dynamics, structural barriers, and inequities. Liz Dozier, founder and CEO of Chicago Beyond, discusses how to shift mindsets and actions from collective impact work as charity to collective impact work to achieve justice for all in our communities.
February 20, 2020
Vu Le, founding director of Rainier Valley Corps and author of the popular NonprofitAF blog, shares in this frank, humorous, and insightful talk about how collective impact can adversely affect communities when equity and inclusion are not fully implemented into its structures, practices, and purpose. Due to the original recording source file, this episode may be heard best with headphones. Due to the original recording, this episode may be heard best with headphones.
February 19, 2020
Professor john a. powell (Othering and Belonging Institute) discusses how targeted universalism can help support building one’s thinking and practices around equity when working in collaboration with others.
February 12, 2020
The Collective Impact Forum team continues the deep dive into "getting started in collective impact" with a look at what key factors to have in place when you and your partners are planning to launch a new collaborative effort.
January 24, 2020
We’re kicking off the Collective Impact Forum podcast by diving into the foundations of the collective impact approach towards long-term social change. So if you have ever been wondering what the term “collective impact” means, and what makes up this specific approach on cross-sector collaboration, we hope you listen in.
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