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Inland Empire Regional Collaborative

Purpose

The LEAD Education Projects will serve to coordinate and facilitate the development of a regional affiliate network.

 

Advantages & Opportunities of a “Committee of One”

  • Strategic alignment across the IE region
  • Relationship-building across affiliates
  • Leverage resources collectively, as a group
  • Pool our knowledge & expertise
  • Capacity-building across institutions, agencies, and groups
  • Brand enhancement of the network
  • Rank and prioritize the most pressing regional issues
  • Deliberate and decide on which of those issues we can agree to work on, and hone, collaboratively
  • Provide solutions specific and explicit to the IE (move away from the generic “one size fits all”)
  • Bring small successful models “up to scale”, therefore magnifying the positive effects
  • “Giving priorities” (the affiliate network acts as a broker and/or external evaluator, advising philanthropists, donors and funding agencies)

The INLAND EMPIRE Regional Affiliate Network must demonstrate the following characteristics:

4 Cs Collaboration Cooperation Coordination Cohesiveness