Local nonprofits too often compete with each other for power, turf, and funds. The author, formerly director of the Dudley Street Neighborhood Initiative, advocates for a collaborative process that engages the local community in defining and executing new initiatives. Governance for the good of the people must rely on sound research, sound principles and values, and the understanding and support of the community.
"When Half the Neighborhood Is Missing,"
New England Journal of Public Policy:
1, Article 21.
Available at: http://scholarworks.umb.edu/nejpp/vol20/iss1/21