The Relational Work of Systems Change – Milligan, Zerda and Kania , with webinar Feb 3, 2020, 2pm EST

Article: The Relational Work of Systems Change

The Relational Work of Systems Change


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The Relational Work of Systems Change  
By Katherine Milligan, Juanita Zerda, and John KaniaFor the next installment of Collective Impact: 10 Years Later, we are excited to share the article, “The Relational Work of Systems Change,” by Katherine MilliganJuanita Zerda, and John Kania of Collective Change Lab. In it, we hear more about the qualities and practices that can support transformational change, including building deeper relationships and developing an emergent approach to collective impact.Read more in the Stanford Social Innovation Review.Read the ArticleMore to ExploreWebinar: Relational Work of Systems Change  
Join the Collective Change Lab team and the collective impact leaders featured in the article, “The Relational Work of Systems Change,” for a free webinar to connect with a growing global community of practitioners experimenting with more relational and emergent approaches to transforming systems. Discover practices that bring people into deep, authentic relationship that you can integrate into your work and explore what it means to cultivate our capacities as leaders to embrace emergence.
Date: Thursday, February 3, 2022
Time: 11 AM PST / 2 PM EST / 8 PM CET
Cost: Free
Host: Collective Change Lab (Contact for questions)Register for this webinar
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2022 Action Summit Speakers Priya Parker amd Rev. Dr. Starsky WilsonSave the Date to Gather Together this April 2022We hope you will save the date for this April 26-28, 2022, and join us for our next virtual Collective Impact Action Summit, where 1,000+ social changemakers from across sectors will come together to learn, explore, and share about how to better collaborate to create equitable systems change.We’re excited to announce two of our Action Summit keynote speakers:Priya Parker is presenting the opening keynote address. Priya Parker is a leading facilitator, strategic advisor, acclaimed author of The Art of Gathering: How We Meet and Why it Matters, and executive producer and host of the New York Times podcast, Together Apart.Presenting the closing keynote is Rev. Dr. Starsky Wilson, President and CEO of the Children’s Defense Fund (CDF), and a guiding voice in the social sector on centering childrens’ well-being, racial equity, and the imperative of leading together through challenging times.To be notified when registration opens in early 2022, sign up now for our Action Summit Registration Notification.  About the Collective Impact Forum 
The Collective Impact Forum, an initiative of FSG and the Aspen Institute Forum for Community Solutions, is a resource for people and organizations using the collective impact approach to address large-scale social and environmental problems. We aim to increase the effectiveness and adoption of collective impact by providing practitioners with access to the tools, training opportunities, and peer networks they need to be successful in their work. The Collective Impact Forum includes communities of practice, in-person convenings, and an online community and resource center. Learn more and join the community at