What does it mean to play the backbone role for a collective impact initiative? What approaches to identifying the backbone tend to set the work up for success? In this episode, we’re focusing on the various ways the backbone works, and a few things to avoid when establishing a new backbone role.
Featuring Jennifer Splansky Juster, Robert Albright, and Tracy Timmons-Gray.
Resources and Footnotes
- Report: When Collective Impact Has Impact: A Cross-Site Study of 25 Collective Impact Initiatives
- Resource: Backbone Starter Guide: A Summary of Major Resources about the Backbone
The Intro music, entitled “Running,” was composed by Rafael Krux, and can be found here and is licensed under CC: By 4.0. The outro music, entitled “Deliberate Thought,” was composed by Kevin Macleod. Licensed under CC: By.
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