Collective Impact Community Partners Half-Day Meeting

Wed, June 8, 2016, 2:00pm PDT
Seattle, WA
The Westin Seattle, 1900 5th Ave., Seattle, WA 98101

Are you among community partners currently involved in a collective impact initiative and want to deepen your understanding of this approach to collaboration? Or maybe you are not yet working on collective impact, but you want to learn more about the keys to building and sustaining momentum with cross-sector partnerships? If so, you are invited to the Collective Impact Forum’s Collective Impact Community Partners Half-Day Meeting on Wednesday, June 8, at the Westin Downtown Seattle. This meeting is one of several gatherings at the 2016 Collective Impact Convening. Take advantage of joint discussions with experienced backbone leaders and funders from around the country who will attend distinct but aligned meetings in Seattle. Concurrent sessions on the morning of Wednesday, June 8, will cover a range of priority topics:

  • A Capacity-Building Framework for Improved Programmatic and Community Pathways
  • Data: An Essential Tool to Power Community Engagement that Advances Equity
  • How to Integrate Continuous Learning into Collective Impact
  • Lessons from 600+ Cross-Sector Partnerships
  • Lessons Learned from the Partners in Progress Initiative
  • Needles in the Haystacks: How to Discover, Nurture and Support Capacity in Rural Places to Move Collective Impact
  • Results-Based Leadership: Giving the Work Back to Move Collective Impact Forward
  • Shared Prosperity Philadelphia – How a City Worked Together to Combat Urban Poverty

In addition to this concurrent session line-up, half-day meeting attendees will also enjoy two plenary discussions on June 8:

  • Morning Plenary after Breakfast: Catalysts for Collective Impact: Insights from Funders and Backbone Leaders in Seattle and the Rio Grande Valley
  • Lunch Plenary: Confronting Power Dynamics and Engaging the Community’s Voice in Collective Impact

See the detailed agenda for breakout session descriptions and confirmed speakers. Space is limited for the Community Partners Half-Day Meeting on June 8, so please act now to confirm your spot at the convening.