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The Institute for Educational Leadership (IEL) relaunched the DC chapter of the Leadership Learning Community (LLC) in partnership with the Nonprofit Roundtable of Greater Washington. We are very interested in bringing folks together to share the tools, resources, curriculum approaches, successful practices and challenges of our varied approaches to leadership development.
Presenters: Heather McLeod Grant and Rick Reed
Date: Tuesday, December 6th 11:00AM - 12:00 Noon PST (2:00PM - 3:00PM EST)
Much has been written about the power of collaborative networks and shared leadership to increase social impact. For nonprofits and funders that want to go deeper on the tactics of how to build an effective network—and what kind of unique leadership is needed within networks—it is useful to understand how RE-AMP has done it. RE-AMP's process was grounded in the tools of systems dynamics and multi-stakeholder facilitation. But RE-AMP combined these well-known "best practices" with network-centric "next practices"—including different leadership at different stages in the network’s evolution. During its two-month study of RE-AMP, Monitor Institute identified six key principles that RE-AMP members followed in building their network and described them for other social-sector leaders in a case study.
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09/23/2008 - 11:00am - 2:00pm US/Eastern
The next meeting of DC Leadership Learning Circle will be held on "Mentoring as Leadership Development".
Institute for Educational Leadership
4455 Connecticut Ave, NW Van Ness Building Suite 310Washington, DC, 20008
Meeting notes from the October 2007 Washington DC learning circle gathering on strategic communications.
The DC Leadership Learning Circle held its relaunch meeting on July 17th, 2007. The meeting, "Exploring the Nature of Collective Leadership”, was a discussion and information session on the strategies and challenges in modern leadership development. For more information on this session please refer to the notes and presentation linked below.
Authors: Stefani Wilcox
The production of this scan is an outgrowth of meetings of Greater Washington region grantmakers to explore opportunities for working together to accelerate positive changes in the region. The funders group identified the need to build the leadership capacity in the region and collectively decided to commission a scan to better understand the leadership needs and the strengths and limitations of local leadership and capacity building efforts. They partnered with the Nonprofit Roundtable of Greater Washington, an organization committed to building the strength, visibility, and influence of the nonprofit sector. The Roundtable invited the Leadership Learning Community (LLC) to conduct the scan.
Created for Community Groups and Individuals: 1) Who want to know more about how to do evaluation. 2) Who are working on changing their communities. 3) Who want to be certain that their evaluations take into account issues of racism, power, privilege, and oppression in: a) Ways they organize and carry out evaluation, b) Kinds of questions they ask and outcomes they measure, c) Thinking about and using results, and d) At every step along the way.
Authors: Sally Leiderman
A report from PolicyLink by Angela Glover Blackwell on developing leadership to bring about change at the policy level.
The LLC convened a gathering of 15 recognized Bridge Leaders in Los Angeles. The LLC was asked to host this discussion by 5 California foundations responding to a request from the community in the aftermath of the LA riots. Participants were asked how to cultivate and support bridge leaders.
|A Dialogue with Bridge Leaders||06/05/2007 - 14:02||Elissa Perry|
|Leadership for Policy Change||06/05/2007 - 14:38||Elissa Perry|
|Evaluation Tools for Racial Equity - web site||06/05/2007 - 14:47||Elissa Perry|
|A Scan of Leadership Development Efforts in the Greater Washington Region||07/27/2007 - 12:19||Elissa Perry|
|July 2007 Learning Circle Meeting||09/06/2007 - 14:05||Elissa Perry|
|Strategic Communications - DC Circle Meeting Notes - October 2007||01/11/2008 - 13:17||Elissa Perry|