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The Equity Imperative in Collective Impact

The five conditions of collective impact, implemented without attention to equity, are not enough to create lasting change.

Posted: October 6, 2015
Authors: John Kania, Mark Kramer
Organizations: Stanford Social Innovation Review

The collective impact framework can empower people to make a real difference in communities around the world, but the five conditions (a common agenda, shared measurement systems, mutually reinforcing activities, continuous communication, and backbone support organizations) are missing a critical dimension: equity.

The Equity Imperative in Collective Impact