Collective Impact for Policymakers

Government policies must change in order to help partnerships improve the lives of young people through the power of collective impact.

That’s the message of a new report that examines how federal, state and local policies impede collaboration in the child and youth field – and how they can enhance collaboration instead.

“Government policies are far more likely to inhibit, rather than enhance, a partnership’s ability to advance the types of comprehensive solutions that children and youth need,” says the report, “Collective Impact for Policymakers: Working Together for Children and Youth.”