October 6, 2021– Today we held “Local Means Local: Community Leadership and Facilitation in CLD”, a multi-lingual learning event to share the findings from phase 2 of our collaborative research, implications, and recommendations from a Rapid Realist Review of 56 community-led programs.

  • Local Means Local: Community Leadership and Facilitation in CLD
    Local Means Local: Community Leadership and Facilitation in CLD, a two-part multi-lingual learning event to share the findings from phase 2 of our collaborative research. We shared the key findings, implications, and recommendations from a Rapid Realist Review of 56 community-led programs.
  • Promoting Access to Justice Through Community-led Approaches
    There are about 5 billion people globally whose justice needs are unmet, including those who cannot obtain justice for everyday problems, those who are excluded from opportunities the law provides, and those who live in extreme conditions of injustice. While there are different justice systems in different parts of the world, this event will focus on how we can use community-led…
  • Partnership with Makueni County
    September 30, 2021: Today Prof. Kivutha Kibwana, governor of Makueni County, signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Movement for Community-led Development to work together to strengthen people’s participation in local governance. The next step will be to develop action plans and, in particular, explore the establishment of a School for Community-led Development, learning from…
  • Engaging Governments
    Our September 2021 Global Call was a co-creation of principles for how CLD organizations can effectively engage governments. We were pleased to hear introductory remarks from Jeff Thindwa, Program Manager, Global Partnership for Social Accountability (GPSA). Ann Hendrix-Jenkins presented a framework for the discussion (see slides below) and then breakout groups each created 3-4 guiding…
  • Strengthening Community-Led Health Systems
    Strengthening community health systems is the only pathway towards attaining SDG 3 and ensuring health and well-being for all. This dialogue provides a platform for health sector practitioners and experts to share best practices on applying community-led development (CLD) in the health sector, discuss obstacles, and develop pathways for decolonizing global health.  Watch the event recording here: We were thrilled to partner with CanWaCH…