The Power of Stories
So much of our impact can be shared in the stories that emerge from our work. Especially in the early phases, Collective Impact is about building the foundational trust needed to work together. Changes based on new and strengthened relationships can be different to quantify, so stories are needed to help illustrate their effects.
This section is a compilation of the stories that illustrate our community impact in our Collective Impact initiatives. They profile the relationships, small wins and activities that are helping us move down the path of tackling our priority issues.
Red Brick Row Rising
January 17, 2019 What makes up the identity of a community? Is it the history, or the common threads of industry and profession the residents share together? Or perhaps it’s the landscape and architecture of the place? No matter how much all of these differ from each other, a community’s identity is always weaved with a complex combination of these identifiers… and then some!
One act of kindness or safe place at a time…
January 21, 2019 The desire to make a difference – even in a small way – is such an incredible thing, although it’s often snuffed out by harsh realities and tough situations. For Northside resident Angie Rudderham, that could so easily have been the narrative… But it wasn’t.