Leading Systems Change
Whether you are starting your journey, leading community change, or are an experienced leader, this workbook is for you.
Tools and Resources.
This is our curated list of favorite resources and tools. We owe a debt of gratitude to our fellow travelers and teachers who continue to inform this work. If we failed to directly attribute any resourced listed, please be in touch with us.
NEW LEADERSHIP NETWORK | CURRICULUM ARC
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BUILDING THE CONTAINER
Orient participants, build connections, and establish trust in the group.
- Rituals of Connection: Whose shoulders are you standing on
- Personal Introductions
- Community Agreements
- Program Orientation
STORIES TO SYSTEMS
Use participant stories to map and understand larger community systems.
SYSTEMS TO STORIES
Help participants identify which challenges to address, form design teams, and set personal leadership intentions.
WE ARE NOT ALONE
Expose participants to new ideas by meeting leaders in other communities. Reconnect and recommit to intentions.
Teach human centered design as an approach to tackling systems challenges.
Explore equity, power and privilege in the cohort and the larger community.
Capture learning from the prototypes, and help teams determine future action. Examine team dynamics.
Help participants integrate their learning and invite others to support their vision.
IT’S OVER / NOT OVER
Design the network’s future and retell the story of each participants’ journey.
Additional NLN Tools & Resources.
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