August 2016

In the fall of 2015 when Rushawnda Olden, a Student Support Specialist at Communities In Schools, claimed a bulletin board at Lakeview Middle School for students to post their academic accomplishments, she hoped it would be an indicator of the culture change she and other...

Earlier this year, the Stanford Social Innovation Review published an article by Melody Barnes and Paul Schmitz entitled “Community Engagement Matters (Now More Than Ever).”  The authors caution public and social sector leaders against acting in a top-down manner when developing initiatives and identifying community...