Based on over two decades of high-level research
Proven, Replicable Systems Approach
Implements proven, replicable systems approach called Stakeholder-driven Community Diffusion in which stakeholders spread their knowledge throughout their social networks to bring about community-wide change.
Strong collaborations in partner communities, from Greenville, South Carolina to Tucson, Arizona to Cuyahoga County, Ohio, helping to identify attainable goals and impact structural change.
Whole-of-community approach brings a core group of multisector leaders together to implement change from multiple organizations and levels.
National partnerships with diverse organizations, including the Brookings Institution, Harlem Children’s Zone®, and the Boston College School of Social Work, which provide academic collaboration, technical assistance, and stewardship support.
Catalyzing Communities develops deep and meaningful relationships with community partners and helps them mobilize a core group of multisector community leaders to improve the health of their community. We use facilitation and evaluation techniques grounded in systems science and help our partner communities to understand the complex, systemic factors influencing child health and identify high-impact opportunities for change.