A number of foundations have dedicated significant resources to place based initiatives that seek to support partnerships that link organizations and residents of targeted communities in aligning their work, learning together, and implementing creative strategies to improve their communities. Leadership is a critical element in these initiatives. The California Endowment has a strong interest in place based work to increase the health of Californians and commissioned the Leadership Learning Community to learn from leadership strategies in place based initiatives. Chick here to read the report.
Lessons from Leadership in Place Based Initiatives (blog post by Deborah Meehan, January 19 2011)