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Getting Traction with Collective Impact – Lasting Community Change

Press Release – COMVOICES

Collective Impact was given ten years of funding to explore poverty reduction across 13 Canadian cities. They forecast they’d have a positive impact on the lives of 5000 people. In fact they affected the lives of 202,000 people!

Collective Impact is a framework and body of practice using multi-sector approaches to work on community change efforts that are focussed on the complex and often intractable problems of poverty, educational achievement and neighbourhood revitalisation.

Canadian Liz Weaver, Vice-President of Tamarack – an Institute for Community Engagement based in Ontario – was here in New Zealand recently talking about the power and benefits of the Collective Impact process. Read more »

Rural Women New Zealand Journalism Award entries open

Press Release – Rural Women

6 August 2012 Rural Women New Zealand Rural Women New Zealand Journalism Award entries open Read more »

It’s time for Doing REAL Good in New Zealand

Press Release – SOCANZ

SOCANZ 2012, the Doing REAL Good Conference, is being held in New Zealand inspired by the Social Capital Markets Conference in San Francisco. Conference organisers, The Social Innovation Group and event manager GROW, are delighted with the strong … Read more »