Idea Bank
  1. A 21st Century Ahupua'a, Regional Food Security for Hawaii Nei

    Aloha Kākou, As the a junior member of this group, please let me introduce myself. I am Simon Russell, Farmer, Father, Husband, aspiring public policy wonk, VP of the Hawaii Farmers Union United (HFUU) 501(c)5 (www.hfuuhi.org) and President of the Hawaii Farmers Union Foundation (HFUF) 501(c)3, chair of the Legislative Committee of HFUU, member of several…

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  2. Looking for Resources on Inter-Organizational Collaboration

    CLN received a request for assistance from University of Hawaii, Public Administration Professor, Susan Chandler.  So, we are putting a call out to you! Do you have or know of a resource – a book, article, author, website, etc. – that  discusses ways to manage conflict within inter-organizational collaboratives?  If so, please send a note directly to Susan at chandler@hawaii.edu.

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  3. 7 Tips for Building a Movement

    James Koshiba created this slideshow for a 2013 presentation to a group of marketing professionals. The lessons learned are based on his experiences and observations with Kanu. We think some of the strategies and tips for community movement apply to community collaborations. 7 Tips for Building a Movement

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  4. To Get to the Good, You Gotta Dance With the Wicked

    The Stanford Social Innovation Review (SSIR) recently posted an article suggesting the need to look beyond a single solution to resolve complex problems (or “wicked problems”). Instead, “dynamic solutions” and the value of involving community stakeholders in all aspects of problem solving, from planning to assessment. Follow this link to SSIR to read this provocative article.

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  5. Workshop Announcement: Facilitative Skills for Collaborative Leaders

    Donna Ching will be offering a Facilitative Skills for Collaborative Leaders workshop May 22–23, 2014. The two-day workshop, developed and presented by UH specialist Donna R. Ching, Ph.D. is a very practical program for helping individuals lead from within their organizations or groups, starting with the planning and conducting of successful meetings. Meetings represent only one venue…

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  6. NOAA and Participatory Ocean Planning

    In the report below, NOAA details the participatory GIS process used to engage multiple stakeholders throughout a geographic area to help create a detailed map with layers of users and uses.  This process will soon be deployed in Hawaii as part of NOAA’s Pacific Regional Ocean Uses Atlas Project. Mapping Human Uses of the Ocean

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  7. Article: Harnessing the Power of Community Collaborations

    We recently came across this article in the online Public Management Magazine. The March 2012 article explores the complexity of community collaborations from the lens of local government.  The article includes a list of seven tools that can create successful collaborative efforts.

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  8. FSG Makes Available Collective Impact Case Studies

    FSG is a nonprofit consulting firm specializing in research, strategy, and evaluation. FSG works across all sectors in every region of the globe – partnering with foundations, corporations, nonprofits, and governments – to develop more effective solutions to the world’s most challenging issues to achieve social impact by discovering better ways to solve social problems. FSG…

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  9. Different Perspectives on Civic Engagement

    Creating Spaces for Change is a report by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation looking at 40 organizations from across the country and their different approached to civic engagement. Click here to access the Kellogg Foundation publication.    

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Idea Bank

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