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Toolkit for Leaders as Conveners

This toolkit guides state and local leaders on how to convene collaborative processes. Increasingly public leaders are being called on to bring together all sectors – public, private, and civic - to develop effective, lasting solutions to public problems that go beyond what any sector could achieve on its own.

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The Toolkit for Leaders is a brief and highly readable guide for leaders interested in learning more aboutToolkit for Leaders as Conveners convening with instructions about:

  • What happens in a collaborative process
  • What a convener does
  • The steps to follow in convening
  • How leaders can frame issues to get people working together
  • The keys to being an effective convener

The toolkit features a DVD with five minute interviews that illustrate how three leaders (Salt Lake City Mayor / former Representative Ralph Becker of Utah; Oregon Senator Betsy Johnson; and Maine Representative Chris Rector) convened groups to address issues of education and economic development, land use, and transportation.