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“Ten Notable Resources for Local Elected Officials Involved in Cross-sector Collaboration” | PA Times Online, September 19, 2017


“What does the public think about cross-sector collaboration?” | SSIR, July 31, 2017


“Intersector Briefing: Pay for success” | PA Times Online, July 25, 2017


“Intersector Briefing: Smart cities and cross-sector collaboration” | PA Times Online, June 20, 2017


“Case studies, multimedia, pay for success, and more: additions to the Intersector’s Project Resource Library for Cross-Sector Collaboration” |  PA Times Online, May 23, 2017


“Intersector Briefing: Cross-sector collaboration in cybersecurity” | PA Times Online, April 25, 2017


“Research to Practice: Strategies for public schools and faith-based leaders building partnerships for student success” | PA Times Online, March 21, 2017


“How can cross-sector partners work to share a vision of success?” | Global Partnerships Week blog, March 9, 2017


“Cross-sector collaboration is a critical tool for city leaders” | NLC’s Citiesspeak, March 2, 2017


“Moving the needle on a county-wide problem: Insights from Orange County’s Homelessness Cost Study” | PA TIMES Online, February 21, 2017


“Research to Practice: Achieving collaborative innovation to address unruly problems” | PA TIMES Online, January 24, 2017


“The Intersector Project hosts summit, An Intersector Process for U.S. Infrastructure” | InfrastructureUSA, December 27, 2016


“Tax measures seen as essential for big infrastructure programs” | Route Fifty, December 14, 2016


“Public, private, nonprofit sector insiders team to focus on nation’s infrastructure woes” | Transport Topics, December 13, 2016


“Research to Practice: How cross-sector partnerships lead to stronger volunteer programs” | PA TIMES Online, November 22, 2016


“How can cross-sector leaders take advantage of the existing body of learning about partnerships?” | Commentary from Concordia, October 27, 2016


“Resources for partnerships in infrastructure and public education” | PA TIMES Online, October 25, 2016


“The importance of partnerships for municipal broadband” | PA TIMES Online, September 27, 2016


“Establishing transparency of viewpoints: lessons from the Florida Building Commission” | PA TIMES Online, August 23, 2016


“Cross-sector collaboration links data to communities it can help” | PA TIMES Online, July 26, 2016


“CSR and cross-sector collaboration: a promising nexus with challenges to confront” | City & State Reports, July 19, 2016


“More from our Navigator Awards discussion on cross-sector collaboration” | Route Fifty, July 19, 2016


“Sidewalk Labs, Transportation for America help cities address transportation problems” | PA TIMES Online, June 28, 2016


“Does cross-sector collaboration really produce better results?” | PA TIMES Online, May 24, 2016


“Working to advance cross-sector collaboration in the U.S.” | CEOs for Cities, May 3, 2016


“Cross-sector collaboration helps communities approach changing demographics” | PA TIMES Online, April 26, 2016


“A research agenda to advance cross-sector collaboration in the U.S.: an update” | Route Fifty, March 23, 2016


“Facing a data gap in local decision making, local governments look to cross-sector partners”| PA TIMES Online, March 22, 2016


“Breaking down silos to create pathways to opportunity” | Route Fifty, March 1, 2016


“Research to Practice: Community social capital and collaborations in emergency management” | PA TIMES Online, February 23, 2016


“Cross-sector data can help leverage community health across disciplines” | Route Fifty, February 9, 2016


“Reducing the risks of catastrophic wildfires through collaboration”PA TIMES Online, January 26, 2016


“The evolving roles of local government: insights from Boston’s Innovation District” | Living Cities’ The Catalyst, Dec. 17, 2015


“Collaboration helps veterans transition into civilian life” | PA TIMES Online, November 13, 2015


“Improving educational outcomes for foster children: How FosterEd works across agencies, silos, and sectors to provide academic support to students who need it most” | Foster Focus, November 2015


“Examining the role of the public sector in developing Boston’s Innovation District” | Route Fifty, October 25, 2015


“Managing large-scale projects: Boston’s Innovation District” | PA TIMES Online, October 15, 2015


“Boston’s Innovation District: A Case Study of Cross-Sector Collaboration and Public Entrepreneurship” | Route Fifty, October 14, 2015


“The Development of Boston’s Innovation District: A Case Study of Cross-Sector Collaboration and Public Entrepreneurship” | Transformations (Alliance for Innovation), October 13, 2015


“The Development of Boston’s Innovation District: A Case Study of Cross-Sector Collaboration and Public Entrepreneurship” | International City/County Management Association, October 13, 2015


“How California’s Carmel River was restored with an intersector partnership” | Route Fifty, September 21, 2015


“Ohio public private partnership strengthens community preparedness” | PA TIMES Online, September 15, 2015


“Community social capital linked to collaborative planning in emergency management” | Route Fifty, September 10, 2015


“New curriculum models for STEM careers” | PA TIMES Online, August 14, 2015


“When is collaboration a good fit for government? Moving from transactional to relational partnerships” | PA TIMES, summer 2015 (in print)


“Advice for new professionals: Look for opportunities to collaborate across sectors” | PA TIMES Online, July 21, 2015


“Examining successful and failed collaborations for lessons in addressing power imbalance” | Route Fifty, July 17, 2015


“Working toward growth & opportunity with the Fund for Our Economic Future” | Fund for Our Economic Future, June 29, 2015


“Assessing partnerships that protect critical infrastructure” | Route Fifty, June 11, 2015


“Managing mission misalignment” | PA TIMES Online, May 19, 2015


“Today a bankrupt city votes on its next steps” | by Jim Fallows, The Atlantic Online, May 18, 2015


“Research to Practice: Wildfire management and perceived mission alignment” | Route Fifty, May 11, 2015


“How innovation and technology are improving city services” | Route Fifty, April 27, 2015


“Designing collaborative councils to encourage healthy communities” | PA TIMES Online, April 21, 2015


“Attention cross-sector collaboration champions: Are we forgetting the public sector?” | Route Fifty, April 16, 2015


“Dr. Rose Gowen: Affecting large-scale change through public service” | PA TIMES Online, March 17, 2015


“Collaborating to identify West Virginia Medicaid patients who visit emergency rooms” | Government Executive: State & Local, February 26, 2015


“FosterEd works across sectors to meet children’s needs” | PA TIMES Online, February 17, 2015


“Navigating intersector collaborations in resilience” | Government Executive: State & Local, February 5, 2015


“Financing clean energy through Berkeley FIRST: How one public sector leader leveraged powerful resources and relationships to drive a collaborative solution to a complex problem” | PA TIMES, January 2015 (in print)


“Leveraging cross-sector partnerships: lessons from Texas” | PA TIMES Online, January 20, 2014


“On SOTU Day, a ‘City Makers Summit’ and some next steps in civic life” | by Jim Fallows, The Atlantic Online, January 19, 2015


“Multi-state cross-sector partnership advances composite materials” | Government Executive: State & Local, January 15, 2015


“Social media and Seattle’s large urban reforestation” | PA TIMES Online, December 16, 2014


“All together now: The Intersector Project proves the value in collaboration” | by Adam Arvidson, Landscape Architecture Magazine, November 2014 (in print)


“Providing Services to veterans through intersector collaboration” | PA TIMES Online, November 18, 2014


“Creating educational opportunities through collaborative ‘Cradle to Career’ initiatives” | PA TIMES Online, October 21, 2014


“Integrating cross-sector collaboration into economic development activities” | California Economic Development Journal, fall 2014 (in print)


“Collaborative emergency management program connects citizens before, during disasters” | PA TIMES Online, September 16, 2014


“Construction starts on Detroit’s new M-1 Rail line” | Government Executive: State & Local, July 28, 2014


“Augusta Warrior Project is superb example of public-private collaboration” | The Augusta Chronicle, April 19, 2014


Collaborative Governance: Private Roles for Public Goals in Turbulent Times | John D. Donahue & Richard J. Zeckhauser
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1,000+ Resources, April 25, 2018


We’ll be brief…, March 28, 2018


Doing your share, February 28, 2018


Not the same old story, January 31, 2018


Do you have the skills?, January 10, 2018


One for the books…, December 20, 2017


Leading partnerships as a social movement, November 29, 2017

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Working with — not against — the federal government, October 25, 2017


More than 300 new resources, October 11, 2017


How the press covers cross-sector collaboration, September 27, 2017


A closer look at non-profits, September 13, 2017


Ten notable resources for…, August 23, 2017


Who, what, where, when, why, how, August 16, 2017


What do you think?, July 26, 2017


Beyond business as usual, June 28, 2017


7 lessons from 10 years of partnership, June 7, 2017


NEW REPORT: How the Public Thinks About Cross-sector Collaboration, May 31, 2017


What makes a good collaboration?, May 24, 2017


If a tree falls…, May 10, 2017


Even more resources to support your cross-sector work, April 26, 2017


One of the defining public policy challenges of our generation,” April 12, 2017


Questions that need answering, March 23, 21017


Moving the dial with data, March 1, 2017


The cross-sector dynamics at play, February 8, 2017


A partnership of equals?, January 25, 2017


Striving for accountability, January 11, 2017


America’s D+ report card, December 20, 2016


A new, improved Intersector Toolkit, November 16, 2016


From talk to action, November 1, 2016


Have you explored our new Research section?, October 19, 2016


Hundreds of resources at your fingertips, October 5, 2016


Funder, collaborator, or both?, August 30, 2016


A win-win situation, August 16, 2016


Is innovation always the answer?, August 2, 2016


Can cross-sector collaboration help CSR affect real change?, July 20, 2016


Three tips for building a stronger volunteer program via cross-sector collaboration, June 28, 2016


A public health approach to partnership, June 14, 2016


Does cross-sector collaboration really produce better results?, May 24, 2016


Telling your story, May 10, 2016


Ten years of cross-sector lessons, April 26, 2016


Making waves, April 12, 2016


Is your collaboration effectively engaging the public?, March 29, 2016


Power play, March 15, 2016


Forging a pathway to innovation, March 1, 2016


A neglected problem. A cross-sector solution., February 16, 2016


Survey says…, February 2, 2016


An achievable goal, January 12, 2016


One for the books, December 22, 2015


Let’s debrief, December 8, 2015


Do you agree?, November 24, 2015


We’ll keep it brief…, November 10, 2015


Is it worth the risk?, October 27, 2015


A new approach, more deliberate and experimental, October 13, 2015


Can we bridge this divide?, September 29, 2015


How do urban breakthroughs evolve?, September 15, 2015


Calling all cross-sector leaders, August 25, 2015


How can we support public sector leaders?, August 4, 2015


Collaborating to solve Detroit’s most complex problems, July 14, 2015


How do you build effective leaders?, June 30, 2015


When public assets are in private hands, June 16, 2015


Who will be the next to step up?, June 2, 2015


Mission critical: managing mission misalignment in collaborations May 19, 2015


Is including the public sector just too hard? May 5, 2015


Are we forgetting the public sector? April 21, 2015


Advice from the field: engaging potential partners, April 7, 2015


Is collaboration the “next big thing?” March 24, 2015


Twenty questions? (We’ve got a few in mind.) March 11, 2015


We’d like to keep in touch, February 24, 2015


“Effective Cross-Sector Collaboration: How to Identify and Launch Partnerships for Impact”
APPAM Institutional Member Forum, May 19 and 20, 2022
Background Research Brief: Toward a Cross-Sector Research Agenda of Practical Significance


“Cross-Sector Collaboration: Trends and Opportunities for Improved Practice” and “Issues, Applications, and Opportunities for Data in Cross-sector Collaboration”
Impact Summit, October 29, 2018


“Applications in Different Sectors: Opportunities and Lessons Learned”
MacArthur Foundation Research Network on Opening Governance Convening, October 16, 2018


“Practicalities of Partnership Building”
The Concordia Annual Summit, September 25, 2018


“Disruption through Government, Business, and Non-Profit Sector Collaboration”
NLC University Leadership Forum, June 28, 2018


“The Role of Philanthropy in Supporting Cross-sector Collaboration in the United States”
ARNOVA’s 46th Annual Conference, November 17, 2017


“Introduction to the Intersector Process and Cross-sector Collaboration”
Workshop at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, September 13, 2017

Elevate Engagement, May 18, 2017

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“Cities 2030: What the Future Holds” and “Designing and Catalyzing Public-Private Impact Partnerships”
Sustainatopia, May 8, 2017



“An Introduction to the Intersector Process: Cross-sector Collaboration in the Public Sector”
National League of Cities’ Congressional City Conference, March 11, 2017


“Getting Started with County-based Cross-sector Collaboration”
2017 NACo Legislative Conference, February 28, 2017


“An Intersector Approach to U.S. Infrastructure”
2017 National Conference of Regions, February 13, 2017


“Navigating Intersector Collaborations”
NYU Social Innovation Symposium, February 10, 2017


An Intersector Process for U.S. Infrastructure
December 13, 2016


“It Takes a Village: Collaborating as a Community”
Northeastern Conference on Public Administration, November 12, 2016


“Collaborate: Building Cross-sector Partnerships”
NYU Wagner Design Lab, October 14, 2016


“Learning How to Navigate Intersector Collaborations”
Workshop at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, September 16, 2016


“Panel intersectorial: Colaboración para nuevas soluciones sostenibles”
XVI Encuentro de Desarrollo Sostenible Colaboracion y Productividad (Accion), August 26, 2016


“A Look at Top Leaders and Innovators”
Route Fifty Navigator Awards Viewcast, July 13, 2016


“The Power of Cross-Sector Collaboration”
CEOs for Cities Spring Cluster Workshop, June 27, 2016


“The Philosophy, Practice, and Future of Partnership”
NASA Public-Private Partnership Roundtable, May 25, 2016


“Connecting Research to Practice”
International Symposium on Cross-Sector Social Interactions (CSSI 2016), April 18, 2016


“Toward Intersector Collaboration: The Evolving Nature of Public Private Partnerships”
Annual Conference of the American Society for Public Administration (ASPA), March 10, 2015


“Sector Styles: The Challenges to and Benefits of Cross-Sector Collaboration”
Coro New York Leadership Center, March 16, 2016


“Leading Community Entrepreneurship: Boston”
Harvard Social Enterprise Conference, March 6, 2016


Tactics for Successful Cross-Sector Collaborations
American Society for Public Administration (ASPA) webinar, January 27, 2016


“Successful Tactics for Cross-Sector Partnerships”
City Energy Team Planning Day, August 3, 2015


“Successful Tactics for Cross-Sector Partnerships”
Annual Conference of the American Society for Public Administration (ASPA), March 10, 2015


“The Ecosystem of Change: Roles of Cross Sector Collaboration to Scale Social Impact and Create Shared Value”
Harvard Social Enterprise Conference, February 14, 2015


“The Intersector Project Toolkit”
Presidio Institute, 2014 Cross Sector Leadership Fellows Program, October 8, 2014


“A P3 Toolkit in Action”
The Concordia Summit, September 29, 2014


“Successful Tactics for Cross-Sector Partnerships”
Coro New York Leadership Center, September 24, 2014

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