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Community Engagement Matters (Now More Than Ever)

Join us as we celebrate the release of “Community Engagement Matters (Now More Than Ever)” co-authored by Melody Barnes and Paul Schmitz. The piece, which will be published in the Spring Issue of the Stanford Social Innovation Review, features original research commissioned by Results for America, highlights the importance of engaging community when implementing data-driven, evidence-based approaches, and provides a framework for how to do so effectively. 

The discussion will include thought-leaders from philanthropy, policy, and advocacy organizations such as:

  • Melody Barnes, Chair, Aspen Forum for Community Solutions and Senior Fellow, Results for America
  • Maia Jachimowicz, Vice President, Evidence Based-Policy Implementation, Results for America
  • Michele Jolin, CEO and Co-Founder, Results for America
  • John Kania, Managing Director, FSG
  • Dr. Michael McAfee, Vice President for Programs, PolicyLink
  • Dr. Patrick McCarthy, President and CEO, Annie E. Casey Foundation
  • Paul Schmitz, Senior Advisor, Collective Impact Forum and Advisor, Results for America

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John Kania

Board Member

Paul Schmitz

Senior Advisor Collective Impact Forum