Tag Archives: Community

Collaborative Panorama: Little Green Fingers Retreat

I recently facilitated a retreat for my 100th client, the Little Green Fingers program. What’s especially exciting for me is that this client, like many of my recent clients, is a collaboration of multiple organizations working together to affect change … Continue reading

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56 Collaborative Change Initiatives in Southern California

In addition to serving existing collaborative change efforts in Southern California as a consultant, I’m also researching other initiatives working to bring together a broad cross-section of stakeholders together to create positive change in the region. Below is what I … Continue reading

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15 Process Tools for Collaboration: Building Healthy Communities Long Beach

Over the course of eight months, I served Building Healthy Communities Long Beach (BHCLB). BHCLB is a collaborative of a diverse group of partners supported by the California Endowment working together to create sustainable and positive health outcomes in the … Continue reading

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Serving Collaborative Change

In a previous blog post, I wrote about my growing interest in serving collaborative change initiatives in Southern California. Since then, I wrote an article published by OD Practitioner based on my research of collaborative change initiatives. As an organization development … Continue reading

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10 Reasons Why I’m Voting for Eric Garcetti

I first met Eric Garcetti when he first ran for city council over 12 years ago. I remember him sharing his vision for transforming Los Angeles into a more sustainable city. I was impressed then and I have appreciated his … Continue reading

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Collaborating for Change along the Los Angeles Riverfront

A Riverfront District in Los Angeles? Absolutely! How do we get there? Collaboration. I just facilitated a retreat for the recently launched North East Los Angeles Riverfront Collaborative, “a holistic, collaborative urban planning effort to take advantage of the River … Continue reading

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Growing the LA Community Garden Council

Did you know there are over 80 community gardens in Los Angeles County? Did you also know there’s a fantastic nonprofit called the Los Angeles Community Garden Council working to connect people to community gardens? I’m currently helping the Garden … Continue reading

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