The Short Answer 1. Anywhere leads to everywhere. It doesn’t matter where you start, you will eventually get to everything. 2. Start where people are passionate. 3. Don’t let outsiders tell you where to start. Start where it feels right for your county, city or community. 4. The work can … Read More
1.5 How do we get people together to do this work?
The Short Answer (1) Organizational: (a) Build on existing forums: collaboratives, children’s cabinets, coalitions, family and child advocacy organizations and United Ways or similar convening organizations. (b) Create tables where people can work on what they are passionate about. Use the results framework to keep these processes disciplined. And make … Read More
1.6 Where do we start in a (state, county, city or community) that wants to do this? Where do we start in one that doesn’t want to do this?
The Short Answer 1. For a community that wants to do this, use the mainstream political structures in a broad based partnership. 2. For a community that doesn’t want to do this, use existing, or if necessary, new advocacy organizations or coalitions to get started, and seek mainstream political support. … Read More
3.6 Where do we start in an organization that doesn’t want to do this?
The Short Answer 1. Start small and start with what you can do without “permission.” 2. Keep it low visibility and low risk until it is clearly useful Full Answer (1) The answer to this question very much depends on your position in the organization. The truth of the matter … Read More