Systems practice offers a new way forward to make durable progress on complex problems.by Freya Bradford, Director of Strategy & Learning
"Systems thinking is a discipline for seeing wholes. It is a framework for seeing interrelationships rather than thin…… https://www.rotarycharities.org/about-us/blog/systems-practice-renewed-hope-changing-odds
Mark VanderKlipp opens a window into our learning communityBy Mark VanderKlipp, Learning Steward for the Traverse Bay Children's Advocacy Center Public Will Campaign
Originally published at public-will.org
As a part of our Systems …… https://www.rotarycharities.org/about-us/blog/community-practice-flocks-together
An evaluator who studies systems change around the world shares some advice with us.We were joined by special guest Margaret (Meg) Hargreaves at our August 2019 Systems Change Community of Practice gathering. Meg is a Senior Fellow at NORC a research institute at …… https://www.rotarycharities.org/about-us/blog/systems-change-evaluation-meg-hargreaves
Our local food relief system is relying on their partnerships to make sure no one is left behind during the crisis.This chaotic time has all of us scrambling to reinforce the basics. For some, basic needs like a stable home and a nourishing meal are never certain. The community organizations th…… https://www.rotarycharities.org/about-us/blog/local-food-all-during-covid-19
As we rearrange the way we work together during COVID-19, the CHIR is making it easy for health and social service supporters to work together from a distance on Basecamp. As we rearrange the way we work together during COVID-19, the CHIR is making it easy for health and social service supporters to work together from a distance on Basecamp.
“there will always be pain.
you will hold animosity in your heart
and it will hurt you.
do not be foolish enough
to let these times pass;
trees do not hide during st…… https://www.rotarycharities.org/about-us/blog/2020-rooted-resilient
There are certain problems that persist unabated decade after decade in most communities around the world. They resist huge philanthropic investments, scaled “best practices,…… https://www.rotarycharities.org/about-us/blog/community-practice-tries-new-things
In this video, our community reflects on our strategic shift.In this video, our board, staff and community changemakers talk about our strategic shift to support systems change and building community assets for all. Read more about our persp…… https://www.rotarycharities.org/about-us/blog/why-were-aiming-transformative-change
It started as a group of colleagues who just wanted to better understand recycling in our region. But thanks to a Seed Grant, their work grew into a Systems Change Accelerator grant matched with State funding.Approx. 4 minute read
We know that changemakers and their partners have the capacity to create enduring impacts in their community. They think big and tackle complex issues &mda…… https://www.rotarycharities.org/about-us/blog/seed-grant-systems-change
Resilient responses to crisis reveal hidden capacities and opportunities to reimagine and improveIn many ways, our lives will never be the same as they were before the COVID-19 pandemic. Many individuals, businesses, and organizations have demonstrated remarkable resilien…… https://www.rotarycharities.org/about-us/blog/transforming-disruption-resilience