On Monday our dear friend and mentor, Dr. Vincent Harding, passed away. Many of you were able to hear him speak in December at the DCI Gala when he and his wife, Aljosie Aldrich Knight, visited Ithaca. He had an aneurism and multiple surgeries over the last week. Althou
We will share more about this extraordinary man and great spirit in future postings. He embodied love and encouragement.
On May 13, 202 people attended a Community Forum to learn about Collective Impact processes creating big successes in various communities, and possible “big results” we might want to work on in Tompkins County.
41 organizations asked to be added to the Building Bridges Coalition list *
100+ new people have joined the Building Bridges Network listserve 96% of you said you learned more about Collective Impact
96% of you said that CI is a direction that we should pursue as a community
97% of you said the time was worthwhile
89% of you said you would do your work differently as a result of the time we spent together.
Once again, a big THANK-YOU to
GreenStar staff support, use of The Space and coffee, tea, fruit salad, yogurt and pastries
MRC for the mini-bagels
GIAC for the cheese, crackers and cookies
Ithaca Bakery for the pastries
Moosewood Restaurant for the Brownies and Vegan Chocolate Cake
CCE staff for stuffing packets
Park Foundation for supporting this intro to Collective Impact
*If you would like your organization added, please contact Kirby Edmonds at 607/277-3401