There is a widely held belief that individuals with developmental disabilities (DDs) are insensitive to pain/discomfort or have a high-threshold…
The “collective impact” model is similar to our approach to community organizing over the past 20 years.
By working alongside partners to develop a shared agenda, create mutually reinforcing activities, measure progress, encourage communication/cooperation, and ensure a strong backbone, we have built trusting relationships that are necessary to impact change.
CA’s approach is to be a “value added” catalyst and convener. We will use the full continuum of community engagement strategies as conceptualized by the International Association for Public Participation: