Foster Community’s Ana Acosta, shares how she became involved in serving children in care and how you can too.
Solving our community’s most pressing social challenges requires a change in how we do business. It takes moving into impactful collaborative initiatives.
We understand the value of a collaborative project, but why are they so hard to get right? This pre-work sets you up for success.
We often hear about and talk about all the complex problems facing our community. It’s time we do less talking, and more solving.
These three projects show the power of collective impact and give us hope toward resolving some of our city’s most entrenched social issues.
The majority of the complex issues facing our community are more like raising a child than baking a cake.
Collective impact; large scale social change; transforming communities. Service organizations, consulting firms, advocacy groups, government entities and others are using these words to talk about how we can come together and solve social problems.
When you think about trying to solve the problems of today, doesn’t it sometimes feel that we don’t have enough control over all the factors to really have an impact?
In late 1989 I had the incredible opportunity to visit South Africa with my mother and her dear friends. The experience had a dramatic impact on me which has lasted ever since.
Effective Altruism. Heard of it? According to Miriam – Webster:
Effective = Producing a decided, decisive, or desired effect
Altruism= Unselfish regard for or devotion to the welfare of others.