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Submitted by Miriam Persley on Wed, 11/30/2016 - 14:15
We will not host a webinar in December, the holidays always present a challenge for scheduling. However, this year, we have been humbled by the number of you that joined us for our webinars. They were so well received that we decided to share them again for those of you who missed them the first time around. Below are our top five most popular webinars; enjoy! read more »
LLC Webinar | A New Take on Scale: Matching the reach of your leadership work to your social purpose With Ed O'MalleySubmitted by LLC Staff on Fri, 09/30/2016 - 03:26
In partnership with the International Leadership Association, LLC is excited to present this webinar.
November 15, 2016
11:00am-12:00 pm Pacific | 2:00 pm Eastern
The Kansas Leadership Center has set out to change the civic culture of the state and to do this requires working at a scale of huge magnitude. This drives everything: their assumptions about leadership; humility about their own capacity and the need to partner and give their curriculum away; and the need to experiment with delivery strategies. KLC now directly trains 2,000 people a year AND upwards of 40,000 people have had access to their core programming. Join a virtual conversation with KLC President Ed O'Malley to hear about their experiments, challenges and innovations being driven by a commitment to scale.
Leadership Webinar Series | Materials for Transforming White Privilege: A 21st Century Leadership CurriculumSubmitted by LLC Staff on Wed, 08/31/2016 - 16:36
Date: October 27, 2016 | 11:00 - 12:00pm Pacific | 2:00 PM - 3:00pm Eastern
CAPD, MP Associates and World Trust have recently launched the Transforming White Privilege: A 21st Century Leadership Capacity training curriculum online, (link - https://www.racialequitytools.org/module/overview/transforming-white-pri...), through the Racial Equity Tools website and community (link - https://www.racialequitytools.org). The curriculum was created to help formal and informal leaders identify, talk productively about and intervene to address white privilege and its consequences, in all of their many spheres of influence.
Submitted by Miriam Persley on Thu, 06/16/2016 - 12:03
Beth Tener and Carole Martin presented ways of transitioning our organizations into a network mindset. They presented applicable tools to transform any organization. They answered many questions live, however, here are a few more questions that they were able to dive deeper into. If you missed the webinar you can watch the recording and view the slides. Beth and Carole also share more resources in this blog.
Networks and Leadership Webinar Series: Foundations as Network Leaders: Learning from One Foundation’s Journey and ResultsSubmitted by Miriam Persley on Mon, 06/06/2016 - 16:22
Join us for the third session of the Networks and Leadership Webinar Series on "Foundations as Network Leaders: Learning From One Foundation's Journey and Results"
What does it mean for a foundation to become a facilitative leader? And how can foundation staff make the case for network-based funding approaches to boards and other stakeholders? This two-part series will explore successes and insights from the DentaQuest Foundation’s national systems change strategy Oral Health 2020. Started in 2011, this network-based strategy has achieved notable results—development of oral health leaders across the country, creation of new state partnerships connected to a national health improvement network, and tangible system and policy changes such as the expansion of public benefits in more than 15 states. Come learn about what it took to make this work happen from the perspective of Foundation leaders Brian Souza and Mike Monopoli, initiative evaluator Clare Nolan (Harder+Company Community Research), and network weaver Marianne Hughes (Interaction Institute for Social Change).
Submitted by LLC Staff on Fri, 04/29/2016 - 15:02
May 26, 2016
May 26, 2016
1:00 -2:00 PM Pacific | 4:00 -5:00 PM Eastern
We've all heard the rhetoric. The future is uncertain and complex. We can’t do it alone, and collaboration is critical. The only way to succeed is to learn as quickly as possible through experimentation, which means getting comfortable with failure.
But what does this mean in practice? If this were easy, there wouldn’t be so many pundits telling everyone else to do it.
Webinar Series | Evolutionary Leadership: How To Redesign Our Communities, Institutions, and SocietiesSubmitted by LLC Staff on Fri, 10/16/2015 - 01:23
Thursday November 12th, 2015 at 11:00am Pacific
Most leadership programs today train leaders to be effective in the world we currently live in - the same world that is not working for all the humanity and its ecological systems. This makes leaders to consciously or unconsciously reinforce established cultures and institutions even if they have best intentions and are truly concerned about the people and the planet. This traps leaders in always leading from the past rather than from the highest possibility for all stakeholders. Evolutionary Leadership addresses this leadership trap of our time by enabling leaders to be effective in redesigning the world.
Submitted by LLC Staff on Thu, 07/30/2015 - 10:46
Last month, Claudia Paredes from the Greenlining Institute hosted a webinar with LLC. Many of you wanted to learn more after the webinar and Claudia has generously responded to your questions in a Q&A format. We hope you can continue to mine this knowledge and can also review the webinar or share with other through this link.
Following many of your requests, Claudia agregated your questions and answers them for all of you. We hope you will continue to mine these lessons and implement them in your own work.
Webinar Series | Learning Through The Greenlining Experience: A Foundational Toolkit For Leadership Development ProgramsSubmitted by LLC Staff on Fri, 05/01/2015 - 22:01
June 24, 2015 | 11am-12pm Pacific
Submitted by LLC Staff on Wed, 04/22/2015 - 13:21
Building Networks and Movements for Social Justice
Lessons from the Pioneers in Justice Leadership Program
By Heather McLeod Grant and Daniel Lee
As leaders of nonprofits know, the social sector is at a critical inflection point, with external forces challenging many of our old ways of working. As the Leadership Learning Community (LLC) and others have written, new technologies are disrupting traditional approaches and breaking down silos within and between organizations. Simultaneously, collaboration and "networking" is becoming the new norm, rather than the exception.
In response to these trends, in 2010 the Levi Strauss Foundation (LSF) launched a program called Pioneers in Justice, offering intense support to a cohort of Bay Area Gen X leaders who had recently become executive directors of legacy social justice organizations. Over the past few years, with more than $3M invested in capacity-building, collaboration grants, and convening for peer learning, the program has helped these nonprofits leaders build their social media skills, transform their organizations, and mobilize larger networks and movements to drive greater social impact.