What Does It Take to Build Innovative, Integrative Community?

What Does It Take to Build Innovative, Integrative Community?

Last summer, 2Rev was one of a handful of organizations invited by the Carnegie Corporation of New York to participate in their Integration Design Consortium (IDC). The purpose of the IDC was to crowd-source root causes of, and potentially innovative solutions to, the challenge of siloization/fragmentation that routinely thwarts faster progress in our communities. (Note to funders: Carnegie’s approach was creative, efficient and prolific - a good one to emulate.)  The graphic below summarizes both our root cause analysis and how we framed possible experiments. I’m happy to report that 2Rev was selected to test one of the ideas we proposed: to recruit, select and work deeply for two years with a partner to help “build innovative, integrative community.”

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