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Since the 2011 Stanford Social Innovation Review article introduced the concept, collective impact has been widely adopted as an effective form of cross-sector collaboration to address complex social and environmental challenges. Though collective impact has proven to be a powerful approach in tackling a wide range of issues in communities all over the world, many practitioners are searching for the tools they need to be successful in this work.
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I am currently an Innovation Fellow at The Beeck Center for Social Innovation and Impact at Georgetown University and a Senior Advisor at The Collective Impact Forum. I am the former CEO of Public Allies, author of Everyone Leads: Building Leadership from the Community Up, and a member of The White House Council on Community Solutions where I led our effort on collective impact. I currently serve... Read more
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