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  • Title: Home Page | Interaction Institute for Social Change
    Descriptive info: .. Our Imact.. Our Services.. Our Workshops.. Learn about IISC.. Our Clients.. Our Staff Board.. Blog.. IISC International.. Three Lenses.. Required Reading.. Donate.. Contact.. Home.. Search/Sitemap.. People all over the world are trying to work together in more collaborative ways in order to change things for the better within their organizations, within their communities, and beyond.. IISC builds the capacity of people to collaborate for greater social impact by modeling, practicing, and teaching the skills and tools of collaboration.. We view our work through these.. three lenses.. :.. Building power, pursuing equity, ensuring inclusion.. Leveraging networks for social change.. Harnessing love as a force for social transformation.. IISC partners with organizations, communities, networks, and others to design and implement more effective, equitable and inclusive social change.. And we offer workshops that provide participants with the opportunity to learn and practice the skills and tools of collaboration for social change so that they can do everything from designing meetings to building and running organizations and networks with greater social impact.. Grassroots Leadership Development Fund.. One way we demonstrate our commitment to social justice is by building the leadership and collaborative capacity of grassroots leaders to engage, speak out, and participate  ...   and experienced some interesting progressions.. When I.. 6/30/14 // Cynthia Silva Parker.. Self-love Liberates.. Dr.. Martin Luther King, Jr.. is what the Community Healing Network (CHN), chaired by the late.. Visit our Blog.. A Network Way of Working.. IISC views collaboration through three lenses, one of which is the power of networks to leverage social change.. In an IISC blog post entitled.. Network Thinking,.. IISC Senior Associate Curtis Ogden reflected on the differences between networked and more traditional organization-centric ways of getting things done.. In the post, he wrote about the values we must hold in order to make good use of networks.. And now, in Nonprofit Quarterly, the editors included Curtis’ reflections in a compilation of what they call “considerations about effectiveness in networks.. ” Read the full article.. here.. Philanthropy and Resident Engagement: The Promise of Democracy.. During 2012-2013, IISC Senior Associates Cynthia Parker and Jen Willsea were pleased to have the opportunity to serves as facilitators of the Cultivating Community Engagement Panel for CFLeads, an organization with a mission to help community foundations advance the practice of community leadership to build thriving communities.. Read more.. About IISC.. Job Opportunities.. Sitemap.. ©2009 Interaction Institute for Social Change..

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  • Title: Our Impact | Interaction Institute for Social Change
    Descriptive info: Highlights of Our Work.. |.. Case Studies.. Testimonials.. Client List.. Social Transformation by Skillful Means.. Our work demonstrates the power of bringing together key stakeholders to create a shared vision and strategies for concerted action.. The consultants were terrific in helping each staff person have a voice in the conversations, while moving diverse perspectives toward shared understanding and common agreements.. Dan French, Executive Director,.. Center for Collaborative Education.. Learn about our impact by reading.. comments.. from some of our clients..

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  • Title: Services | Interaction Institute for Social Change
    Descriptive info: Network Building.. Consulting.. Facilitation.. Training.. Leadership Development.. The Interaction Institute for Social Change (IISC) partners with you to build your capacity to achieve greater social impact.. Our services can be combined and tailored to meet your needs –from individual leadership development to large-scale social change.. : Our network building services apply network theory and mapping:to the design and facilitation of multi-stakeholder, small- and large-scale social change initiatives.. : Our consulting services guide you in developing organizational and community collaborative change initiatives, strategic and operational plans, cross-sectoral partnerships, and field building initiatives.. : Our facilitators design and facilitate retreats and learning experiences, problem solving sessions, high stakes meetings, and public dialogues around issues of social concern.. : Our workshops transfer a broad range of skills including facilitative leadership, designing and facilitating change initiatives, facilitation and collaborative problem-solving, and strategic thinking and planning.. : Our  ...   of the role race, class and power play in social transformation.. Content Management.. : Our content managers accurately capture, organize, and convey the content of a conference, meeting or ongoing group process so that groups have comprehensive and easy to use documentation of their work.. The content manager produces group memories – documents that capture the flow and content of sessions in detail, as well as summaries of themes, agreements, outstanding questions, and next steps.. In pursuit of our ambitious vision of impact, we provide these services to: networks, collaboratives, and coalitions, nonprofit organizations of all sizes,.. schools and school systems.. , international NGOs, public sector agencies, and.. foundations.. We are particularly committed to building the leadership and collaborative capacity of.. grassroots leaders.. to engage, speak out, and participate fully in determining the policies and decisions that affect their lives and their communities..

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  • Title: Our Workshops | Interaction Institute for Social Change
    Descriptive info: Workshop Schedule.. Workshop Logistics.. IISC’s workshops provide participants with the opportunity to learn and practice the skills and tools of collaboration so that they can do everything from designing meetings to building and running organizations and networks with greater social impact.. Our approach to training is to integrate skills-development with conceptual knowledge and experiential learning so that participants leave our workshops with:.. a conceptual understanding of the particular skills offered in that session.. the ability to put the tools and techniques to work when back on the job.. an experience of “shared responsibility for success” and how it is to work in a truly collaborative environment.. Many of our offerings are available on an open-enrollment basis.. See the schedule for more information about registering for the following workshops and click on a workshop title for more information about that workshop.. Facilitative Leadership for Social Change.. Lead in a  ...   Tools and practices for collaborative planning.. Whole Measures.. Transforming communities by measuring what matters most.. In addition, these and other workshops can be offered at your convenience within your organization or to the members of your network or community, and there is always the option of tailoring the content to address the specific needs of your group.. Offering IISC workshops to the participants in any one group reinforces individual learning and creates a learning community that enables people to support one another in trying out new skills and applying new tools.. Groups benefit from:.. a shared vocabulary and clear, collaborative methodology.. common frameworks and models for strategic thinking.. enhanced relationships and stronger teams.. Our Grassroots Leadership Development Fund offers a limited number of fee waivers for each of our workshops for qualified grassroots individuals/organizations.. Learn more about workshop fee waivers.. View the Workshop Schedule.. View Complete List of Workshops..

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  • Title: Learn About IISC | Interaction Institute for Social Change
    Descriptive info: Learn About IISC.. Vision, Mission, Values.. People all over the world are trying to work together in more collaborative ways in order to change things for the better – within their organizations, within their communities, and beyond.. Through our consulting practice, IISC works with organizations, communities, networks, and others to build their capacity for more effective, equitable, and inclusive social change.. We also offer workshops that provide participants with the opportunity to learn and practice the skills and tools of collaboration for social change so that they can do everything from designing meetings to building and running organizations and networks with greater social impact.. Our work demonstrates the power of bringing together key stakeholders at all levels of a system or issue, including those most impacted, to create a shared vision and strategies for concerted action to achieve that vision.. We are particularly committed to building the leadership and collaborative capacity of grassroots leaders to engage, speak out, and participate fully in determining the policies and decisions that affect their lives and their communities.. IISC was founded in 1993 by.. Interaction Associates.. as an expression of its commitment to social change and as a way of bringing its collaborative methodologies into the social sector.. IISC adapted IA’s methodologies and created new and innovative approaches to working with and meeting the needs of social change leaders.. Over time, IISC has grown from a staff of two to an organization of over twenty staff members and a cadre of affiliates who have worked with thousands of individuals, organizations, coalitions and networks to boost and amplify their impact.. In 2012,  ...   work, we seek to uphold the following guiding principles:.. Congruence between the values and mission of the client organization and those of IISC is an important foundation for a strong working relationship.. Commitment to designing open and educational processes enables clients to achieve broad–based agreement while also building collaborative capacity.. Commitment to maximum appropriate involvement of stakeholders in decision making is essential to effective collaborative processes.. Capacity building and skills transfer are integral to the process.. Our core values enable us to balance a focus on results, process, and relationships.. IISC serves primarily as a process expert, partnering with content experts as needed to serve specific client needs.. Conflict is a natural part of the process and we expect to manage, rather than avoid, conflicts that emerge.. In order to make progress in communities and organizations, we anticipate and embrace the need for change at all levels: individual, group, organizational.. We practice honest, timely and constructive feedback.. Giving and receiving feedback is an integral aspect of our work.. Key agreements, critical success factors, and resource allocations are clearly understood and assured by the client organization at the start of an engagement.. In addition, when we work with an organization on strategy design or strategic planning, we also are guided by the following principles.. Commitment by an organization’s leadership to participate fully in the process is essential to success.. As a strategic planning process unfolds, it must identify and facilitate interim successes that demonstrate the value of the process long before the plan is completed.. A complete Strategic Planning process includes Implementation Planning and Follow-up as essential phases..

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  • Title: Client List | Interaction Institute for Social Change
    Descriptive info: The Interaction Institute for Social Change has had the privilege of working with a diverse array of clients that we have organized into the following categories for your convenience.. In many cases, the clients included on this partial list represent multiple stakeholders involved in collaborative learning, planning, or change initiatives.. Alliances/Associations.. Collaborative Initiatives.. Community-Based Organizations.. Consultant Organizations.. Faith-Based Organizations.. Higher Education.. International.. Ireland.. Leadership Programs.. Nonprofit Organizations.. Philanthropy.. Public Sector Organizations.. Schools, School Systems, and Educational Capacity Building Organizations.. Volunteer and Community Service Organizations.. City Parks Alliance.. IL Network of Child Care Resource and Referral Agencies.. Initiative for Nonprofit Sector Careers.. Institute for Human and Social Development, Inc.. Land Trust Alliance.. Maine Association of Dispute Resolution Professionals.. Massachusetts Partnership for Healthy Communities.. Massachusetts Asian and Pacific Islanders for Health.. Massachusetts Association of WIC Directors.. Massachusetts Coalition for a Healthy Future.. Massachusetts League of Community Health Centers.. National Alliance to End Homelessness.. National Association of Attorneys General.. National Association of Government Employees.. National Conference of State Legislatures.. Save Darfur Coalition.. U.. S.. Climate Action Network.. Worcester Partnership for Racial and Health Equity.. //back to the top.. Boston Collaborative for Food and Fitness.. Burlington Collaborative.. California Success by Six.. Cherish Every Child Springfield.. Gulf Coast Fellowship for Community Transformation.. Equity Project of the Public Schools of Brookline.. Making Connections Providence.. Metropolitan Area Planning Council.. Peace and Security Initiative.. Web of Change.. Allston Brighton Community Development Corporation.. Boston Parent Organizing Network.. Cambridge Community Center.. Cape Verdean Community Providers.. Cape Verdean Task Force.. City Life/Vida Urbana.. Close to Home.. Codman Square Neighborhood Development Corporation.. Columbia Point Community Partnership.. Community Music Works.. COPE Centro Familiar.. Dorchester CARES.. Dudley Street Neighborhood Initiative.. Ella J.. Baker House.. English for Action.. Freedom House.. Fuerza En Diversidad, Inc.. Health Initiatives for Youth.. Inquilinos Boricuas en Accion (IBA).. Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Development Corp.. Lawrence Community Works, Inc.. Marin Abused Women s Services.. Mattapan Community Partnership.. Mujeres Unidas en Acción.. Orange County Head Start.. Project RIGHT Incorporated.. ROCA.. Shelter Inc.. of Contra Costa County.. Talbot Norfolk Triangle Neighbors United.. Walnut Avenue Women’s Center.. Youth In Action.. BoardSource.. The Bridgespan Group.. Common Good Ventures.. Community Resource Exchange.. East Bay Resource Center for Nonprofit Support.. LaFrance Associates.. Management Center.. Management Consulting Services.. Nonprofit Advancement Center.. Nonprofit Resource Center.. The Medical Foundation.. The Philanthropic Initiative, Inc.. Third Sector New England.. Black Ministerial Alliance of Greater Boston.. Cambridge Black Pastors Conference.. Catholic Relief Services.. East Boston Ecumenical Community Council.. Ecumenical Association for Housing, Inc.. Haifa-Boston Civil Society Project of the Jewish Community.. Relations Council.. Jewish Community Centers of Greater Boston.. Paulist Fathers.. St.. James Educational Center.. Paul’s Episcopal Church.. Union Baptist Church.. United Church of Christ.. Berklee College of Music.. Boston Architectural Center.. Cairo American College.. Center for Excellence in Eary Childhood Development, California State University.. Center for Reflective Community Practice, MIT.. Center for Urban and Regional Policy, Northeastern University.. College of Citizenship and Public Service, Tufts University.. College of the Atlantic.. Community Building Initiative of Cambridge College.. Division of Agriculture Natural Resources, University of California.. Donahue Institute, University of Massachusetts Boston.. Harvard Graduate School of Education.. Indiana State University.. Institute for Leadership and Career Initiatives, Wheelock College.. Massachusetts Institute of Technology.. Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity.. at Ohio State University.. Montgomery College.. Oklahoma University.. Phillips Brooks House, Harvard College.. Weston Jesuit School of Theology.. CARE.. Conservation International.. Fabry International Network.. Open Society Institute: Budapest.. Advice Northern Ireland.. Age Northern Ireland.. Atlantic Philanthropies.. , Belfast/Dublin.. Belfast City Council, Northern Ireland.. The Committee on the Administration of Justice.. , Belfast.. Community Foundation for Northern Ireland.. Donegal Travellers Project, Ireland.. Dún Laoghaire/Rathdown County Council, Dublin.. Finglas/Cabra Local Drugs Task Force, Dublin.. Institute of Public Health of Ireland.. Irish Council for Civil Liberties.. , Ireland.. National Women s Council of Ireland.. , Dublin.. Northern Ireland Association for the Care and Resettlement of Offenders.. (NIACRO).. Northern Ireland Council for Voluntary Action.. Pavee Point.. , Dublin, Ireland.. Royal College of Nursing, Northern Ireland.. Workers Education Association.. , Northern Ireland.. Youth Advocate  ...   Abuse.. Trust for Public Land.. The Trustees of Reservations.. Union of Concerned Scientists, Inc.. Upstart Logic.. Women and Their Children s Housing, Inc.. (WATCH).. Women’s Action for New Directions (WAND).. Year Up.. Yosemite National Institutes.. Youth for Change.. Barr Foundation.. The Boston Foundation.. Annie E.. Casey Foundation.. Community Foundation of Monterey County.. Community Foundation of Santa Cruz County.. Connect US Funders’ Collaborative.. Council of Michigan Foundations.. DentaQuest Foundation.. Nathan Cummings Foundation.. Irene E.. George A.. Davis Foundation.. Film Arts Foundation.. Ford Foundation.. Fort Mason Foundation.. Funders for Lesbian and Gay Issues.. Grantmakers for Effective Organizations.. Grantmakers in the Arts.. Grantmakers of Western Pennsylvania.. William Caspar Graustein Memorial Fund.. Growald Family Foundation.. Heritage United Way.. Hyams Foundation.. Ms.. Foundation for Women, Inc.. Nellie Mae Education Foundation.. New England Blacks in Philanthropy.. Open Society Foundations/Campaign for Black Male Achievement.. Peninsula Community Foundation.. Ploughshares Fund.. The Philanthropy for Social Justice and Peace Community of Practice.. San Francisco Education Fund.. The San Francisco Foundation.. The Schwab Fund for Charitable Giving.. Smith Family Foundation.. The Stanley Foundation.. Strategic Grant Partners.. Robert and Patricia Switzer Foundation.. Tides Foundation.. Truckee Tahoe Community Foundation.. United Way of America.. United Way of Massachusetts Bay.. United Way of Rhode Island.. United Way of Santa Cruz County.. United Way of the Bay Area.. Bernard van Leer Foundation.. Venture Fund for Jewish-Arab Equality and Coexistence, United Jewish Communities.. Zellerbach Family Foundation.. Alameda County.. American College of Obstetricians Gynecologists.. Arkansas Literacy Councils, Inc.. Association of Maternal Child Health Programs.. Boston Harbor Island National Park.. California Institute for Mental Health.. California Technology Assistance Project.. Centers for Disease Control Prevention.. City of Albuquerque.. City of Boston Climate Action Leadership Committee.. City of Boston Office of New Bostonians.. City of Cambridge, Agenda for Children.. City of Livermore.. City of San Jose.. City of Tucson.. DC Agenda.. Downtown DC Business Improvement District.. FIRST 5 San Mateo County.. FIRST 5 Santa Clara County.. Florida Department of Health.. Greater New Bedford Community Health Center.. Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles.. Massachusetts Department of Public Health.. Massachusetts Department of Children and Families.. Massachusetts Executive Office of Elder Affairs.. Maternal and Child Health Bureau.. Mendocino County Department of Public Health.. Miami Dade County Health Department.. Multnomah County Health Department.. New York State Department of Health.. New York State Office of Children and Family Service.. Acelero Learning.. Algiers Charter School Association.. Alliance for Inclusion and Prevention.. American Embassy School.. Anne Arundel County Public Schools.. Arkansas Department of Education.. Atlanta Public Schools.. Boston Public Schools.. Brevard County School District.. Butte County Office of Education.. Cabarrus County Schools.. California School Age Consortium.. Cambridge Public Schools.. The CAYL Institute.. (Community Advocates for Young Learners).. Citizen Schools.. College Summit.. Commonwealth Corp.. Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands Public School System.. Coweta County Schools.. Diploma Plus.. Education Resource Strategies.. Escondido Union High School District.. Fenway High School.. Frederick County Public Schools.. Garrett County Board of Education.. Howard County Public Schools.. JDL Associates.. John D.. O’Bryant School of Math Science.. Kankakee Public Schools.. Laramie County School District #1.. Lincoln Public Schools.. Los Angeles Unified School District.. Louisiana State Department of Education.. Louisiana Department of Public Schools.. Maryland Department of Education.. Menlo Park City School District.. Montgomery County Public Schools.. New Leaders for New Schools.. Newton Public Schools.. North Carolina Network.. North Carolina Partnership for Excellence.. Northwest Regional Educational Lab.. Onslow County Public Schools.. Orange County Public Schools.. Paradise Valley Unified School District No.. 69.. Pasadena Unified School District.. Paris Elementary School.. Public Schools of Brookline.. Region 1 Education Service Center.. Region 18 Education Service Center.. Sacramento City Unified School District.. San Francisco Unified School District.. School District of Indian River County, Florida.. School District of Osceola County, Florida.. School District of Philadelphia.. Charles Parish Schools.. The Steppingstone Foundation.. Tehama County Department of Education.. Tempe School District No.. 3.. Uncommon Schools.. Young Achievers for Science and Mathematics Pilot School.. Americorps.. City Year Boston.. City Year Rhode Island.. Corporation for National Service.. Hands On Bay Area.. Iowa Commission on Volunteer Services.. YouthBuild USA..

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  • Title: Staff | Interaction Institute for Social Change
    Descriptive info: Our Staff and Board.. Meet our Affiliate Consultants and Trainers.. Boston.. Danielle Coates-Connor.. Linda Guinee.. Charlie Jones.. Sekou Kaba.. Eileen Mayko.. Miriam Messinger.. Tiffany Morris.. Andrea Nagel.. Sara Oaklander.. Curtis Ogden.. Cynthia Silva Parker.. Toni Phillips.. Gibrán Rivera.. Christina Savage.. Mistinguette Smith.. Ivy Smith.. Maanav Thakore.. Jen Willsea.. Sharon Duffy.. Stevie Johnston.. Louise O'Meara.. Board of Directors.. Filiz Bikmen.. Andrew Grant-Thomas.. Christopher Harris.. Jeremy Liu.. Frank Robinson, Ph.. D.. Jamil Simon.. Linda Stewart.. Akaya Windwood.. Staff.. Communications Manager.. Email:.. dconnor@interactioninstitute.. org.. Senior Associate.. Linda Guinee brings to her work a passion for social justice and peacebuilding, a lifelong commitment to social justice and a belief in the potential of groups of people coming together to create powerful approaches to social issues.. Prior to coming to IISC, Linda was the Associate Director of Client Services at the AIDS Action Committee, the largest AIDS Service Organization in New England.. She also worked as a tour manager with the NAMES Project AIDS Memorial Quilt, traveling with the Quilt and organizing volunteers and displays around the United States.. In a previous life, Linda worked at the Long Term Research Institute, where she was the senior researcher on a project studying the songs of humpback whales and co-discovered that humpbacks use rhymes as mnemonic devices in their songs.. Linda was ordained by Thich Nhat Hanh.. She received her Bachelor s degree in Humanism and Cultural Change from the University of Wisconsin at Green Bay and a Master of Arts degree in Conflict Resolution at Antioch University - McGregor.. She is a trained mediator.. Linda delivers facilitation services, helps manage the content of collaborative efforts with a wide variety of IISC s clients and helps bring technological solutions to collaborative processes.. Past and current clients include:.. Boston GLASS.. Charles Stewart Mott Foundation.. Connect US.. Girls for Gender Equity.. LGBTQ Racial Justice Fund.. Peace and Security Initiative.. Philanthropy for Social Justice and Peace Community of Practice.. Rockefeller Brothers Fund.. W.. K.. Kellogg Foundation.. Women s Action for New Directions.. Greatest Life Achievement:.. Getting my grandmother up out of her hospital bed and walking again.. Inspiration:.. Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing and rightdoing, there s a field.. I ll meet you there.. - Rumi.. lguinee@interactioninstitute.. Support Partner.. Charlie is a member of the support staff, lending administrative skills to IISC s Senior Associates and service delivery support to clients.. Prior to joining IISC, Charlie worked for eight years in the supported housing industry as a member of MMA Financial s operations team.. In addition, Charlie has worked in various capacities as a gardener, substitute teacher, waiter, short order cook, and as a laborer on a concrete placement crew.. Charlie is also a guitarist songwriter.. He has played in numerous rock bands over the last 20 years and currently can be found playing around Boston with a local indie-pop group called the Mercy James Gang.. cjones@interactioninstitute.. Finance Manager.. Sekou oversees IISC’s day-to-day financial and accounting operations.. He began as a volunteer with a vision of giving back to the community.. He wanted to work for a non-profit and be a player, not a spectator, in life.. IISC has made that possible.. Sekou feels very fortunate to be part of the IISC family.. He is originally from Liberia, West Africa, and was brought up to value family.. When he first began work with IISC, Sekou was overwhelmed by his colleagues’ outlook, attitudes, the ambiance of the work place, and the diversity that surrounded the organization.. He strongly believes that we can get along and work toward a common goal of social transformation.. Prior to working for IISC, Sekou managed a couple of family owned filling stations in Monrovia, Liberia.. skaba@interactioninstitute.. Director of Finance and Administration.. Eileen comes to the Institute with a passion for the contributions that nonprofits make to the world.. She has focused her professional career on working within and in support of the nonprofit sector.. She began with Facilities Resource Management Company, a small consulting firm based in Connecticut.. There her clients ranged from Rockefeller University and Barnard College to the School District of Sarasota County and Ringling School of Art and Design.. Eileen also has worked in the education sector for University of Pennsylvania, Sylvan Learning Centers, and Harcum College.. Eileen received a bachelor’s degree in business from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and a master of science degree in higher education management from the University of Pennsylvania.. Outside of work Eileen serves as a member of the board of two Philadelphia-based arts organizations.. Originally from New England, Eileen recently relocated back after spending ten years living in Philadelphia.. She is thrilled to be a part of the Institute and is inspired by the work that the Institute is doing in the world.. Quote:.. “You must do the thing that you think you cannot do.. ”.. -Eleanor Roosevelt.. emayko@interactioninstitute.. President.. When asked what his work is about Ceasar always says, “Voice.. ” He has a deep and abiding passion for figuring out how people who are systematically marginalized by society have the opportunity to voice their lived experiences to the world.. Ceasar believes that until people are able to lift up those experiences, they will be unable to participate as full members of society.. Over the past few decades, Ceasar has been involved in many activities to bring this belief to life.. As founder of.. MIT’s Co-Lab.. (previously named Center for Reflective Community Practice), Ceasar works to develop the.. critical moments reflection.. method to help communities build knowledge from their practice or, as he likes to say, “to know what they know.. ” Through his work at the global civic engagement organization,.. Engage The Power.. , he developed.. The Question Campaign.. as a method for building democratic communities from the ground up.. At MIT, Ceasar teaches on civic and community engagement and the use of social media to enhance both.. In addition, he is working to create a model of equitable partnership between universities and communities and to support communities to build their own knowledge base.. Ceasar brings his deep commitment to the work of building beloved, just and equitable communities that are able to – as his friend Carl Moore says - ”struggle with the traditions that bind them and the interests that separate them so they can build a future that is an improvement on the past.. As IISC’s new president, Ceasar is focused on how best to move the organization toward the social change it has been helping others do in the world.. Over the next year, he expects you will begin to see IISC using its tools and methods and deep collaborative and network design and building skills to move equity and social change efforts in a few select sectors.. ceasar@interactioninstitute.. Director of Practice.. Miriam has devoted much of her professional life to working to ensure that communities are healthy – with resources, a sense of connectedness, and engaged residents driving community development.. Prior to joining IISC, Miriam served as an independent consultant helping foundations and other non‐profits work towards realization of their visions by addressing challenges with attention to passion, excellence, and stakeholder inclusion.. She facilitated health equity grants and learning strategy at the Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Foundation.. Earlier in her career, Miriam loved the work she did mentoring, learning, and building organizational capacity as executive director of The City School, a youth and social justice organization.. Her professional experience also includes organizational change, research and capacity building on issues of youth, public health and workplace health.. Woven throughout is a deep commitment to including multiple voices, authentic and collaborative leadership and structures that help us to live our values.. One of Miriam’s favorite jobs was as a baker in Cambridge.. She was delighted to spend the wee hours of her mornings measuring, stirring, mixing, and kneading, returning home at 7 a.. m.. covered in flour and chocolate.. Miriam believes deeply in humanity’s ability to envision and create more equitable and loving ways of living together.. She lives in Roxbury with her wife and two children and tries to parent in ways that bring more goodness into the world.. Inspirational quote:.. As large as the universe outside, even so large is the universe within the lotus of the heart.. Within it are heaven and earth, the sun, the moon, the lightening, and all the stars.. What is in the macrocosm is in this microcosm.. - Chandogya Upanishad.. Associated Early Care and Education.. Boys Girls Club of Taunton.. Boston Public Health Commission.. Center for Social Policy, UMass Boston.. Community Mediation Center of Rhode Island.. Fenway Community Health Center.. Jewish Federation of Cleveland.. Keshet.. mmessinger@interactioninstitute.. Tiffany is inspired by IISC’s commitment to social justice.. She brings to the job a passion for engagement in the needs of communities – especially around issues of health disparities, women’s empowerment, and parental involvement in the academic success of children – as well as a dozen years experience working in community health and human services.. Tiffany is a graduate of Cambridge College and a resident of Cambridge where she is engaged in many ways, including at her son’s school, Prospect Hill Academy.. She describes herself as free spirited and easy going, with a love of yoga and long walks.. And when asked what she is most proud of in her life, Tiffany readily answers, My sons.. “Our character is an omen of our destiny, and the more integrity we have and keep, the simpler and nobler that destiny is likely to be.. - George Santayana (1863-1952); Philosopher, Poet, Essayist, Novelist.. tmorris@interactioninstitute.. Andrea loves people and life.. She is driven by a desire to challenge inequity and bridge the divisions between people.. Born in Chile and transplanted to the suburbs of New York at the age of 8, her boundary crossing experiences began at an early age.. Andrea believes in the possibility of community because of her own experiences bridging cultural and socio-economic differences.. Andrea began organizing around Latin American issues in college and then shifted her focus from global to local efforts in Roxbury, MA at the Dudley Street Neighborhood Initiative, a multicultural resident-led community-based planning and organizing organization.. Andrea delved more deeply into leadership development activities at YouthBuild USA and then IISC.. Andrea delivers training, consulting and facilitation services to IISC clients in both Spanish and English.. Andrea holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Tufts University and a Master in City Planning from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.. When not working, Andrea enjoys dancing, dabbling in jewelry-making and sharing her home with family and friends.. Barr Foundation.. Boston Promise Initiative.. CARE.. Springfield Health Equity Initiative.. Thrive in Five Initiative.. anagel@interactioninstitute.. Sara considers herself a utility player in Boston’s social sector with over 25 years experience in organizational, program and project management, grant writing, court-based mediation, and more.. Throughout this time, she has led and participated in the design and facilitation of processes to improve effectiveness and foster collaboration in work and community settings where the focus is on building community and advancing social justice.. Sara found IISC when she participated in a.. Facilitative Leadership.. workshop as a senior manager in a human services agency and realized that it was offering compelling solutions to many common leadership and organizational challenges.. Since having the good fortune to join the IISC staff in 2004, Sara has provided content and project management services to IISC clients and worked on a variety of marketing and other special projects.. Sara holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of California, Santa Barbara, and a Master of Public and Private Management from Yale University.. When not working, Sara can usually be found riding her bike, hanging out with family and friends, or working on a community or civic project of one sort or another.. Barr Foundation/Barr Fellows Program.. /Boston Promise Initiative.. Food Solutions New England.. Project Bread: The Walk for Hunger.. Treehouse Foundation/Re-Envisioning Foster Care in America.. soaklander@interactioninstitute.. Curtis brings to IISC his experience in education, community building, leadership development and program design, as well as a passion for efforts that support environmental sustainability.. He has worked as an independent research, evaluation, and training consultant to a number of civic engagement and nonprofit support initiatives, including the Building Movement Project (currently housed at Demos), the Nonprofit Quarterly, and Tisch College of Citizenship and Public Service at Tufts University.. Prior to joining IISC, Curtis was the Program and Knowledge Manager of the Building Excellent Schools Fellowship for aspiring urban charter school founders.. The son of two teachers, Curtis was raised in Flint, Michigan, and benefited from early experiences living overseas.. After college, he returned to Africa to do community and youth development work in Zimbabwe through Silveira House, where he was introduced to and deeply influenced by participatory action research and Training for Transformation methods.. He went on to create ImPACT, a model youth service learning program based at The Learning Web in Ithaca, New York.. In addition to his work at IISC, Curtis is an adjunct faculty member at Antioch University and a board member of the New  ...   Ireland and is currently also working with Belfast’s South Eastern Education and Library Board as a Library Assistant.. When not working, Sharon likes to cook for friends, take walks with her dog and read novels.. sduffy@interactioninstitute.. Prior to joining IISC, Stevie was the Director of the Workers’ Educational Association (WEA) in Northern Ireland, an adult education body whose mission is simply to ‘make learning irresistible.. ’ Before becoming director he ran community leadership programs for the WEA, and while on a research visit to Boston in 1995 to look for new leadership models, discovered IISC.. A partnership quickly followed and since then thousands of participants in Ireland have had the opportunity to benefit from IISC’s workshops.. As a long standing affiliate trainer with IISC, Stevie has delivered.. many times.. Stevie holds a BSc in Social Administration, an MSc in Social Administration, Policy and Planning and an MBA from the University of Ulster, where he specialized in strategic development for not for profit organizations.. He has attended the Federal Executive Institute’s Charlottesville, VA campus and graduated from their Leadership in a Democratic Society program (where he also got to see round the Pentagon on an electric buggy!).. Steve has also worked in Eastern Europe helping build civic democracy in Russia, Lithuania and Georgia (where he ran collaborative leadership training in Stalin’s summer house!).. Active in community life, Stevie is treasurer of his local community development association and chairperson of Community Places, a not for profit agency that enables communities to have a voice in planning and regeneration.. Stevie’s favorite quote is Ghandi’s “live every day as if it were your last and learn as if you’ll live forever”.. As such he’s working hard to master Peter Senge Five Disciplines and draws something new from Gareth Morgan’s ‘Images of Organizations’ every time he lifts it.. sjohnston@interactioninstitute.. Regional Director, IISC Ireland Office.. Louise is the Regional Director of the IISC Ireland Office.. She comes to IISC with a background in strategic planning, organizational development, evaluation and policy impact assessment.. In addition, she has considerable expertise in the area of gender equality work, including the gender proofing of policies.. Louise has worked as an independent organizational consultant, trainer, and facilitator; a rural development officer; and as an urban community development officer.. Her experiences in the private, public and voluntary sectors in Ireland convinced her of the need for developing effective relationships and structures within and between agencies, organizations and groups, in pursuit of social justice.. Furthermore, her international consulting work in Russia, Georgia, the Czech Republic, and other countries has deepened her commitment to ensuring that skills for collaboration are tailored to local cultural contexts.. Louise received her Bachelor s degree from University College Cork where she studied sociology and social policy.. She is an active member of a number of nonprofit organizations and serves as a board member of the Belfast Film Festival and the Women s Resource and Development Agency.. Age Concern Northern Ireland.. Institute for Public Health Ireland.. Belfast Community Safety Partnership.. Changing Aging Partnership.. Pavee Point Travellers Centre.. Southern Health Social Services Board Public Health Department.. West Belfast Advice Forum.. Worker s Educational Association.. Irish Council for Civil Liberties, Dublin.. “In times of change, the learners will inherit the earth, while the knowers will find themselves beautifully equipped to deal with a world that no longer exists.. - Eric Hoffer.. lo'meara@interactioninstitute.. Social Investment and Philanthropy Adviser.. IISC Board Member.. Filiz Bikmen is a social investment and philanthropy adviser, helping to create ‘Constellations for Change’ by guiding families, foundations and companies in developing strategic giving and social change programs.. For more than a decade, Filiz has held institutional positions in the foundation sector including Founding Director of Programs and International Relations at the.. Sabanci Foundation.. and Director of TUSEV,.. Third Sector Foundation of Turkey.. , where she led the design and implementation of new program strategies in the areas of gender, disability, youth, social media, civil society development, nonprofit law advocacy, research and promoting philanthropy.. During her tenure at Sabanci Foundation, she represented the foundation on the Governing Council of the European Foundation Center and has also been a member of several advisory councils and boards in various organizations and initiatives.. Filiz currently serves as Chairman of the.. International Center for Not for Profit Law.. , which aims to improve laws governing civil society and philanthropy by providing information and expertise to NGOs and governments across the world.. She is a Fellow at the.. Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society.. at CUNY Graduate Center in New York, an author of several publications on philanthropy and civil society, and a regular contributor to Alliance Magazine since 2004.. Filiz also serves on the Stanford University Global Practitioner Council of the Program on Social Entrepreneurship.. For Filiz, social change is about creating ‘constellations’ in which strategies, assets and values are in alignment.. Director of Programs, Proteus Fund.. Andrew Grant-Thomas is the Director of Programs at the Proteus Fund, a national foundation committed to advancing justice through democracy, human rights and peace.. At Proteus, Andrew works on issues that include race and redistricting; money in politics; civil liberties, human rights, and national security policy; death penalty abolition; and social equity in philanthropy.. Andrew was previously the Deputy Director of the Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity at the Ohio State University, where he oversaw much of the Institute’s US-based and global justice programming, directed its biannual Transforming Race conference, and served as Editor-in-Chief of its journal, Race/Ethnicity: Multidisciplinary Global Contexts.. Andrew came to Kirwan Institute from the Civil Rights Project at Harvard University, where he oversaw preparations for the 2003 Color Lines Conference and managed a range of policy-oriented racial justice projects.. He earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Literature from Yale University, his Masters in International Relations from the University of Chicago, and his Ph.. in Political Science from the University of Chicago.. Senior Consultant, Norwegian Peacebuilding Centre.. Christopher Harris is currently Senior Consultant to the Norwegian Peacebuilding Centre (NOREF).. Until recently, he worked as Senior Consultant to the Foundation Center in New York and to the Bernard van Leer Foundation in The Hague.. Until 2010 he served for ten years as the Senior Program Officer on Philanthropy at the Ford Foundation where he worked on strengthening new and existing philanthropy in the U.. and globally.. The special focus of his work was on how philanthropy can be best used as a tool for social justice and peace.. His grants focused on increasing and improving funding by foundations for rights and justice efforts—racial, human, economic, civil, women’s, sexual and cultural rights as well as for peace and reconciliation.. He founded the Working Group on Philanthropy for Social Justice and Peace, on which he still serves.. Prior to his time at Ford, Christopher was a vice president at the Council on Foundations where he directed work on professional development and international issues.. Earlier he served with the Council of Chief State School Officers, where he focused on improving education for marginalized students, and worked closely with federal agencies, Congressional staff, state departments of education and advocacy groups on policy development and legislation.. He has worked on Palestinian education and training in the West Bank and Gaza, and served on the founding staff of the International Relief/Development Project in Somalia and Ethiopia.. Christopher has a doctorate in education from Harvard University and was on the Editorial Board of the Harvard Educational Review.. Christopher is currently on the editorial board of Alliance magazine (UK), and several advisory boards and committees.. He has edited several books on education policy and written a number of articles on philanthropy.. Principal, Creative Ecology Partners Managing Partner, Creative Development Partners.. Jeremy Liu is a community development innovation practitioner.. As an artist, urban planner, real estate developer, community organizer, and technology designer with a passion for civic, social, cultural and political entrepreneurship, he partners with communities to build healthy, vibrant and just neighborhoods.. He is the Principal of Creative Ecology Partners, the co-founder of the arts award-winning National Bitter Melon Council, and has served as the executive director of two nationally-recognized community development corporations.. Jeremy has worked for over 18 years for and with communities to creatively confront issues of social and environmental equity, sustainable development, affordable housing, and community empowerment.. He has written and lectured in the U.. and abroad about affordable housing, real estate development, participatory planning, technology, and the community development role for arts and culture; he has created arts- and technology-based community development projects in the U.. and Asia.. Jeremy also writes for Shelterforce Magazine.. Senior Associate, IISC.. Please see Andrea s listing under staff.. Please see Louise s listing under staff.. Board Chairman, IISC; Executive Director, Partners for a Healthier Community, Inc.. A public health professional with more than 30 years of experi ence working in community health education, Frank has served as executive director for Partners for a Healthier Community for the past 13 years.. Under Frank’s leader ship, PHC has become a preeminent public health promotion organization in western Massachusetts and well-regarded as a community nonprofit incubator and capacity build ing organization.. Before joining PHC, Frank worked for four years as director of the City of Spring field’s Community Partnership grant for substance abuse prevention.. Earlier in his career, he directed the development of local and re gional systems operated by the Mas sachu setts Department of Mental Health and Ohio Department of Mental Retardation and Devel opmental Disabilities.. Founder and President, Spectrum Media.. Jamil is founder and president of.. Spectrum Media.. , an award-winning producer and director of educational videos and documentaries, and an expert in development communications.. He has produced many films and videos on teaching and learning for organizations such as Harvard University, MIT, Oxfam America, WGBH and Children’s Television Workshop.. He has produced and directed documentaries on topics ranging from science education and early childhood development to environmental and energy conservation.. He also designs and implements communications programs to promote reform in developing countries.. He designed public awareness programs to support democratization in Mali, water conservation in Tunisia and conflict resolution education in Jordan.. He has also worked on environmental reform in Malawi and Madagascar.. He has worked for several donor organizations, including USAID, DFID, Asia Development Bank and the World Bank.. Jamil spent most of the past year in Haiti, working for USAID as an advisor to the Haitian government to help improve communications between the government and the people, following the earthquake.. Mr.. Simon has continually championed the use of multimedia tools to advance conflict resolution education around the world, and has produced several projects to promote peacebuilding and reconciliation.. He is currently in pre-production on a documentary about the peacebuilding process in Burundi.. In addition, along with a team of curriculum developers, media producers and communication specialists, he has developed the.. Peace Teaching Project.. to make multilingual, video-based conflict resolution training materials accessible to educators everywhere, especially those in developing countries.. Jamil is also an accomplished photographer.. Click here.. to check out Jamil’s still photography.. President, Interaction Associates.. Linda is a senior executive with more than 25 years experience building, leading, and improving profitable companies in fast-paced global environments – including as a senior executive leader for several divisions of one of the world s largest financial services companies.. Her experience includes a strong history of building high-performing, loyal teams that consistently exceeded performance expectations — a key measure of Return on Involvement that is central to the collaborative and results-oriented cultures and leaders that Interaction Associates develops for clients.. Linda was president and senior executive leader of several divisions of Fidelity, where she successfully drove business strategy development and deployment, revenue generation, operational excellence, and financial reporting.. Her experience at Fidelity and in founding and leading her own business grounds her in the knowledge needed to place customers first and engage employees for strong results.. Additionally, Linda has demonstrated a strong capacity to balance strategic direction, execute operational plans, manage risk and financial performance, satisfy customers and inspire organizations while personifying the highest level of professional integrity and personal excellence.. President, Rockwood Leadership Institute.. Akaya Windwood is President of Rockwood Leadership Institute, the nation’s largest provider of transformative leadership trainings for nonprofit and philanthropic organizations.. Internationally recognized for elevating the effectiveness of leadership and collaboration in the nonprofit and social benefit sectors, Akaya has led trainings both nationally and internationally and has been a featured speaker at the Stanford Social Innovation Institute, the Independent Sector Conference, and Grantmakers for Effective Organizations.. In addition to serving on the board of IISC, Akaya currently also serves on the boards of the Alston Bannerman Fellowship Program, the Advisory Board of Destiny Arts Center, and the Advisory Board for the National Progressive Leadership Campus.. Previously she served on the boards of the Alameda County Human Relations Commission, the Alameda County Hate Violence Prevention Task Force, and the National Center for Lesbian Rights.. Akaya’s vision for our global community includes infusing a sense of purpose, delight and wonder into everything we do..

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    Descriptive info: We are pleased to introduce you to IISC s Ireland Office, located in Belfast, Northern Ireland!.. From this office we serve Northern Ireland, the Republic of Ireland, the United Kingdom, and the entire continent of Europe.. Louise O Meara.. Regional Director.. IISC Ireland.. tel: 44 2890 803296.. e-mail Louise O Meara.. e-mail Stevie Johnston.. The Nobel laureate, Seamus Heaney, speaks of a time when history and hope rhyme.. IISC has been privileged to be working in Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland over the last decade during this evolving period of history and hope.. More about IISC Ireland.. News from IISC Ireland.. IISC Ireland is continuing to serve the community, voluntary, and public sectors, including collaborating with other organizations to deliver a range of innovative training and development programmes under the Peace III Programme.. Click here to find out more.. IISC Ireland was nominated for an AONTAS STAR Award ( Showcasing Teamwork, Awarding Recognition ).. The STAR awards showcase the work of adult education providers throughout the island and this nomiation was for a leadership training programme designed and delivered by IISC.. IISC Ireland was honored with a 2009 National Training Award, recognizing excellence in training.. The award was made to IISC, along with Age Concern Northern Ireland and Beeches Management Centre, in the NTA partnership and collaboration category.. The National Training Awards are the premier accolade for training and development in the UK and are run by UK Skills on behalf of the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills.. The Awards identify and celebrate organisations and individuals that have achieved really outstanding business and personal success through investment in training.. Ireland Public Workshops.. Facilitative Leadership for Social Change (Ireland).. May 13-15, 2014 Belfast.. June 10-12, 2014 Dublin.. 495 / stg 395.. To register, please email:.. Facilitative Leadership has been a transformative experience for Age NI.. It has enabled us to increase our reach and positive impact on  ...   testimonials,.. click here.. And in the words of IISC Ireland s Regional Director Louise O Meara:.. I have just finished a three day workshop with a great group of people… Participants came from lead networks, organisations and teams throughout Northern Ireland and brought with them lots of energy and plenty of challenges!.. We started with a reality check – we listed the challenges participants are facing (it was a pretty long list!) - and then over three days explored a range of frameworks and tools to use in addressing them.. These included frameworks for designing and implementing inclusive, collaborative planning processes and for involving others in decision making in ways that build ownership and real buy-in.. Tools for building agreements and reaching consensus were tested, and the role of developing and communicating a vision in ways that inspire and engage others was explored.. We looked at how to set about designing results-focused agendas and implementation plans that really give coherence and focus to our work.. A number of models were applied to help deepen our understanding of how we - and others - respond to change and what helps people make the transition - emotional and otherwise - to new beginnings.. The workshop ended with another reality check – we revisited our original list of challenges generated at the start of the workshop and dialogued about how the models and tools we met will help us address these.. The creativity and inventiveness of participants and how they intend to make the models and tools work for them was powerful to hear.. No silver bullets, no magical solutions… but a series of real, tested tools and approaches grounded in values of respect for human dignity and the need for greater involvement of others.. Last word to Goethe… “Whatever you can do, or dream you can do, begin it.. Boldness has genius, power, and magic in it.. Begin it now.. ’..

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  • Title: Our Three Lenses of Collaboration | Interaction Institute for Social Change
    Descriptive info: Our Three Lenses of Collaboration.. At IISC, we believe in:.. We seek to create and support just and respectful relationships, organizations, and networks.. Focusing on power, equity, and inclusion means challenging social structures and forms of exclusion and oppression.. Inclusion.. : We strive to ensure that individuals and groups who are most affected or are typically left out are meaningfully engaged in decisions that affect their lives.. Equity.. : We work to expose and challenge systems and processes that produce inequitable outcomes.. Power.. : We focus on building the power of those on the margins – their capacity to bring about positive change – so that new ways of working and living that model mutuality, respect and justice can emerge.. In the face of complex social and ecological issues, single actors are hard pressed to  ...   of outcomes and possibilities, create space for open conversation and emergent thinking, value contributions over formal credentials, and embrace diversity and divergence.. to check out our resource page on network building for social change.. ’s notion of creating a just and democratic society through beloved community is integral to our work.. We know that the work of equity and justice is advanced when it’s done in the context of relationships of authenticity and trust.. For this reason, we actively move beyond purely transactional modalities and bring into our work a transformative set of practices that support self-reflection, mindfulness, and somatic awareness.. The process starts there – with who we are as individuals – and then moves readily to who we are in relation to one another as we create opportunities to foster greater human connection..

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  • Title: Resource Room | Interaction Institute for Social Change
    Descriptive info: Take a look at some of the groups, initiatives, and blogs that are catching our attention these days!.. is a land-based leadership development organization that nurtures multi-disciplinary responses to challenges such as climate change and building economically competitive and equitable communities.. at the same time, CWC s leadership programs directly confront the fragmentation that exists in American society around politics, race, class and privilege.. The nationally recognized.. Rockwood Leadership Institute.. specializes in delivering the best practices and methodologies in leadership development to the nonprofit community.. Rockwood has a vision of thousands of inspired social change agents trained in partnership, communication, conflict resolution, team building, planning and producing powerful results; and thousands of nonprofit organizations endowed with the skill and heart to bring out the best in their people, collaborate effectively with allies of all kinds and produce lasting change.. The.. Kirwan Institute.. partners with people, communities, and institutions worldwide to think about, talk about, and engage issues of race and ethnicity in ways that create and expand opportunity for all.. Through interdisciplinary research and other working partnerships, the Institute aims to deepen the understanding of the causes and consequences of racial and ethnic disparities, in order to stimulate change to bring about a society that is fair and just for all people.. Movement Strategy Center.. Throughout history, social movements have brought about the most significant changes for racial, economic and gender justice.. It has been the actions of people most impacted by injustice that transformed our society’s systems and institutions, as well as our hearts and minds.. Today, new ways of building power and creating deep change are unfolding across the country.. The Movement Strategy Center works to strengthen these emerging efforts and build the progressive social justice movement by supporting individuals, organizations, alliances and sectors to be more strategic, collaborative and sustainable.. Race Forward: The Center for Racial Justice Innovation.. advances racial justice through research, media, and practice.. Founded in 1981, Race Forward  ...   the Dream.. The American Dream Movement is growing stronger by the day, and it’s not going away until Americans can find jobs, afford to go to college, retire with dignity, and secure a future for their children and their communities.. Rebuild the Dream is a way to join and support that movement.. Seth Godin.. has written fourteen books that have been translated into more than thirty languages.. Every one has been a bestseller.. He writes about the post-industrial revolution, the way ideas spread, marketing, quitting, leadership and most of all, changing everything.. We particularly like.. his blog.. Our partner organization:.. founded IISC in 1993 as an expression of its commitment to social change and as a way of bringing its collaborative methodologies into the social sector.. IA literally wrote the books on group process, facilitation, and building collaborative cultures:.. How to Make Meetings Work.. by our co-founders David Straus and Michael Doyle; and.. How to Make Collaboration Work.. by David Straus.. IA s legacy of innovation continues today in the development of collaborative approaches to coaching, leadership and team development, and change management.. Click here to see a selection of what some of us at IISC are reading these days.. The Moral Imagination: The Art and Soul of Building Peace.. John Paul Lederach.. Walk Out Walk On: A Learning Journey Into Communities Daring to Live the Future Now.. Margaret Wheatley and Deborah Frieze.. Linchpin: Are You Indispensable? There used to be two teams in every workplace: mgmt & labor.. Now there's a third: the linchpin.. Seth Godin.. Seed to Harvest: Four novels that take you on a wondrous odyssey from mythic primoridal past to a fantastic far future.. Octavia E.. Butler.. How to Make Collaboration Work: Powerful Ways to Build Consensus, Solve Problems, and Make Decisions.. David Straus.. Creating a Culture of Collaboration: The International Association of Facilitators Handbook.. Sandy Schuman.. The Collaborative Leadership Fieldbook: A Guide for Citizens and Civic Leaders.. David Chrislip..

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  • Title: Support IISC | Interaction Institute for Social Change
    Descriptive info: Support IISC.. Thank you for your interest in supporting the work of the Interaction Institute for Social Change! You can support IISC by donating to one of the following two funds.. General Fund.. A gift to the General Fund helps IISC provide consulting, facilitation, leadership development, and training services designed to transform organizations, schools, and communities and build the capacity of leaders of social change.. A gift to the Grassroots Leadership Development  ...   eligibility and applying to the fund, please.. Donate Now.. If you wish to make a contribution online, please.. Donate By Mail.. If you wish to make a contribution by check, please print and complete this.. contribution form.. and send it with your check to:.. Interaction Institute for Social Change.. 70 Fargo Street, Suite 908.. Boston, MA 02210.. Attention: Jen Willsea.. IISC is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization.. All gifts made to IISC are tax-deductible..

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