The success of a collective impact initiative is often tied to the success of the partnerships that make up its foundation. What can we learn from other initiatives about their practices related to building and sustaining long-term partnerships with their stakeholders?

We're talking with Marjorie Mayfield Jackson and Joe Rieger from the Elizabeth River Project, a long-running initiative that works collaboratively to restore the Elizabeth River to the highest practical level of environmental quality through government, business and community partnerships.

This virtual coffee was held on December 6, 2018.

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The Elizabeth River Project was one of the 25 sites that participated in the research study When Collective Impact has an Impact. This new study, more than a year in the making, looks at the question of “To what extent and under what conditions does the collective impact approach contribute to systems and population changes?”

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