Working with Communities

What is Community Anyway?

This article in the Stanford Social Innovation Review helps define "community" and the many ways to think about what makes communities unique. This is important for "outsiders" engaging in community-based work.

Community Wise Podcast: Racial Equity episode

The Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) podcast, titled Community Wise, welcomes PolicyLink President and CEO Michael McAfee to explore the present and future of community and economic development through the lens of racial equity. This is an informative...

Best Practices for Convening a Consumer Advisory Board

The Center for Health Care Strategies has a simple infographic to summarize key points for convening a consumer/community advisory board. Great for printing out and posting in your work space to keep things in mind.

Making Community Partnerships Work: A Toolkit

The March of Dimes Foundation created a comprehensive toolkit to learn about, prepare for, begin, and sustain community-based participatory partnerships. The toolkit is intended "for newcomers and seasoned organizers, community-based groups, public and private...