Category Archives: Transparency / Open Source

Building a Program by Engaging Community

On August 1, I embarked on a month of “semi-sabbatical,” writing and exploring and planning and reading.  I say “semi-sabbatical” because I only decided mid-July that the time was right.  So there are still some tasks to be done, some projects with timelines that won’t allow me to simply abandon ship.  This post is about…

Goals for 2010 and Beyond

The vision of the Community Driven Institute is a healthy, vibrant, resilient, peaceful, humane world. To make that vision a reality for all of us, the mission of the Institute is to encourage and support the Community Benefit sector to leverage its considerable resources to do so. In developing our plans for the next 12-24…

The More Transparent, The More We Learn

The more we dive into what it means to run the Community-Driven Institute with true transparency, the more we learn at every step.  This week’s Q&A session on Community-Driven Consulting is turning out to be yet another example of that! Our intent had been simple: Folks have lots of questions and preconceived notions about what…