Needle-Moving Community Collaboratives
Communities face powerful challenges
Communities face powerful challenges—a highschool dropout epidemic, youth unemployment, teen pregnancy—that require powerful solutions. In a climate of increasingly constrained resources, those solutions must help communities to achieve more with less. A
new kind of community collaborative—an approach that aspires to significant, community-wide progress by enlisting all sectors to work together toward a common goal—offers enormous promise to bring about broader , more lasting change across the nation.