As many traditional economic drivers leave our cities, institutions like libraries, colleges, and arts organizations are now the key to supporting vibrant communities. Given the right leadership and resources, these “anchor” institutions can act as fulcrums of change
for leveraging stronger development agendas.
In order to achieve this goal, institutional leaders across the country are seeking guidance on how to use their own missions to improve their communities. A new report, released by CEOs for Cities and Living Cities, responds to this call for direction. How to Behave Like an Anchor Institution
presents six case studies of institutions that have successfully become “community anchors, developers and forces of change for their neighborhoods.”
Read more about the project and download the full report by clicking here
to learn more about Partners’ related program, Institutions as Fulcrums of Change
, which seeks to initiate changes in the philosophy and programming of community institutions to help them strengthen their communities.