This year's summit will focus on familiarizing attendees with effectively utilizing the collective impact framework for maximum community level impact and change. The objective is to evolve from "ideas" to action through a collective approach that leverages existing resources and assets. In order to create lasting, large-scale solutions, organizations need to coordinate their efforts and work together around a clearly defined goal.
Collective impact shifts work done in the traditional silo that creates "isolated impact" because the underlying premise of collective impact is that no single organization can create large-scale, lasting community level change alone. Strong organizations are necessary but not sufficient for large-scale community social change.
The Five Conditions of Collective Impact