Odin and Ari are co-facilitating a year-long learning and action community beginning this fall currently entitled “So…You Work for a Colonial, White Supremacist, Patriarchal Institution: Now What?” to bring together a group of practitioners committed to shifting the dominant “the way it is” and exploring ways to navigate systems of oppression in ourselves and our[…]
Odin and Ari created a set of mindsets and practices to help guide network weavers. Check out the beautiful, ecologically-grounded posters below. Feel free to use and share them, and let us know how it goes! Click here to download a zip file (15 mb) of these images at high resolution or a pdf (2[…]
View the Google Document to add comments. Table of Contents Framing Paper: The State of Network Evaluation (Network Impact, 2014) Diagnostic Tool: Network Effectiveness (Monitor Institute, n.d.) Toolkit: Network Health Scorecard (Arbor Consulting Partners and Network Impact, 2009) Framework: Network Evolution Assessment (Connecting to Change the World, 2015) For further reading Introductory Thoughts The[…]
This prezi – an interactive, online presentation – will walk viewers through the basics of networks. This includes a set of characteristics of successful networks, a definition of networks, and a discussion of the benefits of networks.
Transformative Philanthropy Resources The following is a list of articles, blog posts, organizations and guides that demonstrate the emergence of a new mindset and practice across philanthropy. It has a particular focus on social equity, racial justice, and building networks/movement alignment as three core areas progressive philanthropy is exploring–and where it must increasingly devote attention[…]
View this as a Google Document to leave your comments. Table of Contents Synthesis thoughts, provoking questions Toolkit: A Network Approach to Capacity Building (Council of Nonprofits, 2015) Academic Article: Building Local Infrastructure for Community Adoption of Science-Based Prevention: The Role of Coalition Functioning (Prevention Science, 2015) Briefing Paper: Capacity Building 3.0 (The TCC[…]
Have you ever heard the story of the blind men and an elephant? It’s a story that’s often used as a metaphor to understand complex systems and networks. Each person within the network (or touching a different part of the elephant) sees or feels it a different way. Having worked with several movement networks[…]