July 28, 2021 – On the monthly global call, members shared stories of youth community leadership, and took a deep dive with our West Africa Regional Director – Pascal Djohossou – into the strategic process and impact of MCLD-Benin.

Strategy in Benin plus celebrating Youth Community Leadership
July 28, 2021

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a5yGR5_xu2g July 28, 2021 – On the monthly global call, members shared stories of youth community leadership, and took a deep dive with our West…

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Time to Decolonise Aid!
June 30, 2021

June 2021: This month the Movement for Community-led Development focused on the Triple Nexus of Peace, Humanitarian Response and Development. “Time to Decolonize Aid” is a new…

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Monthly Global Call: Transforming Food Systems
May 26, 2021


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Raising Local Resources
April 28, 2021

On our April 2021 Global Call, our members discussed the challenge of decolonizing aid by meeting core expenses via mobilizing local resources. Our special guests…

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April 21, 2021

https://youtu.be/CkkV9M-dPHs Started in 2001 as a small component of a large World Bank funded program, discover how PEKKA (Women Headed Family Empowerment) became a nationwide…

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Feminism and Food Systems
March 31, 2021

The March global Zoom gathering of the Movement for Community-led Development featured special presentations by: Ritu Sharma, president of Radiant Advocacy and a member of…

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First Asia Zoom Call: Experience Sharing with BRAC and the Sarvodaya Shramadana Movement
March 17, 2021

March 17, 2021: More than 40 Community-led Development practitioners and supporters from across Asia – from Afghanistan to Australia – came together last night to…

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What Transformation Takes
February 24, 2021

February 2021: This month, the MCLD Learning Working Group hosted a discussion on responsible transitions to locally led entities including Grace Boone, Program Manager at…

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President Joyce Banda to Keynote January 27 Event
January 21, 2021

We are pleased to announce that Dr. Joyce Banda, the 1997 Africa Prize Laureate and former president of Malawi will deliver the keynote address at…

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Co-creating 2021
December 16, 2020

December’s global call by the Movement for Community-Led Development provided our movement members and national chapter leaders with the opportunity to reflect on 2020 and…

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COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout
December 15, 2020

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oqgSzNOV0Nw Adapting CLD Processes to Continue Through COVID-19: Vaccine Preparedness December 9, 2020 The ninth global CLD and Covid-19 call hosted by the Movement for…

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Measurement Tools for CLD
November 25, 2020

At the November 25, 2020 Monthly Global Zoom Call, we introduced two new tools: Catholic Relief Services presented their Mini-Social Cohesion Barometer and our Scoping…

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Community Leaders Fighting COVID-19: A Global Conversation at UNGA75
October 1, 2020

On September 16, 2020, the Movement for Community-led Development organized a global conversation around community leaders fighting the COVID-19 pandemic as a side event for…

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UNGA75: Relive our event!
September 14, 2020

On 16 September, on the margins of the 75th UN General Assembly, we held a webinar to focus attention on the vital role of community…

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How Communities Hold Development Banks Accountable
August 26, 2020

At the August 2020 monthly meeting of the Movement for Community-led Development, we were pleased to hear from two organizations that facilitate communities in holding…

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“Transform or Die”
July 29, 2020

Notes and recordings from our July 2020 Monthly Call Our featured speaker this month was Danny Sriskandarajah, chief executive of Oxfam GB and former head…

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Social Accountability and CLD
July 6, 2020

On June 30, 2020, representatives from the Movement for Community-led Development facilitated a webinar hosted the Global Partnership for Social Accountability entitled “Community-led Development and…

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#WorldRefugeeDay: Refugees are Community Leaders
June 19, 2020

By Mary Elizabeth Margolis, Senior Director of Communications, Church World Service We often hear about the unbelievable challenges refugees face in their journeys to find…

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