April 2014

Learning just how the park was restored sparked my interest in the process of intersector collaboration, and gives me confidence that similar revitalization can occur across the country.

Some of the most dramatically successful intersector collaborations have been primarily municipal projects, revitalizing entire cities with the help of businesses and non-profits.

Rallying stakeholders from across sectors to help buildings convert their boilers to a range of cleaner options, NYC Clean Heat has already reduced the city's soot levels by 23 percent.

Bob Putnam’s simple but brilliant insight inspired my hope and search for a broader approach, perhaps even a mechanism, to bring strangers together to collaborate in solving common problems.

Teton County Emergency Management leader Rich Ochs explained, “Public safety is our number one priority, and taking this action now instead of waiting is the best approach.”