Category Archives: Collaboration

Smart Growth California

For the Funders Network for Smart Growth and Livable Communities, I continue coordinating the Los Angeles Funders’ Collaborative. I wrote a blog post sharing updates on the passage of four ballot measures moving Los Angles towards becoming a healthier, equitable and sustainable … Continue reading

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My 150th Client: Southern California Grantmakers

I’m thrilled to support my 150th client, Southern California Grantmakers. Like my work with the Los Angeles Funders’ Collaborative, I’m helping out with SCG’s environmental funders group, another collaborative endeavor working on a complimentary set of issues in a larger geographic … Continue reading

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OD Practitioner Article

I’m pleased to share key findings from my masters thesis on managing collaborative change in the OD Practitioner, a peer-reviewed quarterly journal of the OD Network. My article looks at manager influence at six Southern California collaboratives, which is a role I’m now serving … Continue reading

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Collaborating for a Healthy, Equitable and Sustainable Los Angeles

Late last year, I started coordinating the Los Angeles Funders’ Collaborative, which aims to harness the changes being catalyzed by landmark transportation and environmental policies to create equitable, healthy, sustainable communities in Los Angeles County. I’m thrilled to put my learning from … Continue reading

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Manager Influence on Collaborative Change Initiatives

Earlier, I wrote about my research interest in collaborative change initiatives in Southern California, which builds upon my existing consulting practice of serving collaboratives. I’m pleased to share with you experts from my masters thesis, which is something I worked … Continue reading

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Facilitation and Values in Complex Environments

“Leadership in an environment of complexity will be that person who facilitates and creates an environment which makes it possible for the elements within the system to interact and create new forms of reality, guided by the overarching vision and … Continue reading

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LA County Active Transportation Coalition Retreat

These days, I’m working in partnership with my Affiliates to serve collaborations change initiatives. The latest example: Jill Sourial and I recently facilitated a two-retreat for a the LA County Active Transportation Coalition, a project between the Safe Routes to … Continue reading

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