Posted Thursday, April 25, 2019 at 6:34 pm

We're just a few weeks away from the 2019 Collective Impact Convening in Chicago. Before the big event, we have a few resources to share from some of this year's presenters.
 

2019 Convening Resources

Want to check out what topics and themes this year's presenters will be sharing about? Or are you interested in learning more about their work ahead of the event? Please find links below to writings, tools, videos, and resources by several of this year's presenters:


Plenary Session Resources

Believing in Justice and Opportunity on the Streets of Chicago by Liz Dozier

Equity: The Soul of Collective Impact, coauthored by Michael McAfee

Targeted Universalism with john a. powell


Short Talk Resources

Helene Gayle is Making a Difference, Chicago Stories podcast featuring Helene Gayle

The Purpose Path: A Guide to Pursuing Your Authentic Life's Work by Nicholas Pearce


Breakout Session Resources

You'll find related resources bundled below by topic. Next to each resource, you will find the related convening speaker and the title of their breakout session.

Case Studies

Milwaukee Succeeds Annual Report 2018, shared by Danae Davis (Urgency and Patience: Prospects for Cross-sector Collaboration in Education, 5/15)

Park Hill Collective Impact, shared by James Roy II (Real Time: Collective Engagement Paired With Traditional Community Organizing, 5/16)

Collaborative Leadership

Cocreating a Change-Making Culture by Sara Brenner (To Go Further, Get Serious About Culture, 5/16)

Engaging Employers: A Webinar For Cross-Sector Partnerships with Juana Hernandez (Driving Public Sector Systems Change: Lessons from Los Angeles County, 5/15)

Aligning Collective Impact Initiatives, coauthored by Merita Irby (How to Use Evidence to Make Decisions on What Works, 5/15)

Will Miller Discusses Why Bridges Matter – in Public Works and Public Life by Will Miller (Urgency and Patience: Prospects for Cross-sector Collaboration in Education, 5/15)

Strengthening Networks Towards Shared Impact, shared by Kaylynn Palaio (Strengthening Networks Towards Shared Impact, 5/15)

Data, Evaluation, and Continuous Learning

Strategic Financing Toolkit for Tested Effective Programs, shared by Margaret Flynn-Khan (Collaborative Strategic Financing for Partnerships: Lessons Learned from Evidence2Success, 5/14)

Facilitator's Guide for Continuous Improvement Conversations with a Racial Equity Lens, shared by Shanee Helfer (Navigating Collective Impact through a Mayoral Transition, 5/15)

Nonprofit, You Can Get Much More Utility From Your Data by Michelle Shumate (Using Data in Coalitions: Moving from Reporting to Learning, 5/14)

Education and Youth

Measuring progress toward self-sufficiency for transition-age youth in foster care by Jeannine Balfour (Driving Public Sector Systems Change: Lessons from Los Angeles County, 5/15)

Why Empowering the New Majority is a priority in U-46 by Karla Jimenez (Empowering the New Majority, 5/15)

Collective Impact and the New Generation of Cross-Sector Collaborations for Education: A Nationwide Scan, coauthored by Carolyn Riehl (Urgency and Patience: Prospects for Cross-sector Collaboration in Education, 5/15)

How Can Parks Attract More POC Youth?, shared by Lalee Simeso (Youth Voice and Design Thinking: the Power of Authentic Listening, 5/14)

Five Ways Foundations Can Help Protect Children From Adverse Experiences and Trauma, coauthored by Lauren A. Smith (Pre-Conference Backbone Bootcamp, 5/14)

A Snapshot of Chicago's Youth Outcomes by Thrive Chicago (Data Equity: Linking Program/School Data for Systems Change)

Equity and Community Engagement

Racial Equity: Getting to Results by Erika Bernabei (Beyond the Talk: Making Frameworks and Equity Real, 5/16)

Beloved Community Equity Audit by Rhonda Broussard (What to Know Before Completing Your Equity Audit, 5/15)

Good Design: Principles for Advancing Equity with Sara Cantor Aye (Don't give up on community meetings. Make them better!, 5/15)

The Pathway to Gender Equity.....The Need to Dismantle White Privilege by Diane Cornman-Levy (Operationalizing Equity in Collective Impact through Community Engagement, 5/15)

Making It Real: Only Authentic Community Engagement Can Be Equitable, shared by Cynthia Estremera (Operationalizing Equity in Collective Impact through Community Engagement, 5/15)

Community Engagement Matters (Now More than Ever), coauthored by Paul Schmitz (Pre-Conference Backbone Bootcamp, 5/14)

Facilitating Equity using the Principle of Consent in the Chesapeake Foodshed Network by Dee Washington by Michelle Smith (Using the Principle of Consent to Make Equitable Governance Decisions, 5/15)

Facilitation and Design

Human-Centered Design: Bringing Humanity Into The Built Environment by Kareeshma Ali (Don't give up on community meetings. Make them better!, 5/15)

Designing a Network is its Own Adventure by Tracy Kunkler (Using the Principle of Consent to Make Equitable Governance Decisions, 5/14)

The Power of Perception: The Beginner's Guide to Asset-Framing by Trabian Shorters (Asset Framing: The Other Side of the Story, 5/16)

Health and Wellness

Dotte Agency: A Participatory Design Model for Community Health by Matthew Kleinmann (Bold Health Goals: Collective Impact Journeys to Improved Community Health, 5/15)

Why Should Nurses Know About Social Determinants of Health by Angela (Angie) Wolff (Bold Health Goals: Collective Impact Journeys to Improved Community Health, 5/15)

Systems Change

Crowding Out the Gun Violence, co-authored by Gillian Darlow and Mecole Jordan (Funder Pre-Conference Session, 5/14)

The Water of Systems Change: Action Learning Exercise by David Garfunkel and Hayling Price (Promoting Equitable Systems Change through Collective Impact: A Practical Guide, 5/15)

Veteran Engagement

Well After Service: Veteran Reintegration and American Communities, coauthored by Nancy Berglass (CI at War: Building a Backbone with the Afghan Police, 5/15)


View the full 2019 Convening Agenda

The sessions referenced above are just some of the programming that will be held during this year's convening. Visit our site to view the schedule for the whole event, and stay tuned for our plenary session livestream that will be hosted on our Youtube channel during the event.

View Agenda