Collaborative Action Networks for Collective Impact
ImpactTulsa’s Collaborative Action Networks (CANs) engage partners across organizations to collectively take action to improve community-level outcomes using data-driven continuous improvement. The CANs also provide participants with tools and practices they can draw from and incorporate into their organization’s own efforts towards advancing best practices and outcomes.
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A place-based Attendance CAN started convening in December 2022. The group has started to identify potential root causes for attendance disparities and began drafting a plan to analyze those causes to see how it impacts students and families accessing school. The next part of the work is to understand where factor analysis will lead us in order to bring on more community members and partner organizations to cross-collaborate.
In session two, workgroup members began understanding the purpose and structure of this dedicated space, including an overview of the continuous learning and improvement (CLI) process, finalizing working agreements and reflecting on their power of influence to really hone in on what opportunities their role affords to address these inequities, especially as the group moves towards understanding and validating factors that contribute to the problem of practice.
Opportunity to collaborate and support families getting their early childhood students to school: As we continue our focus on understanding barriers to attendance, especially students in grades Pre-K through 3rd, transportation has consistently come up as a factor impacting attendance. If you or a community partner you know would like to join in helping better understand and resolve these barriers, please reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss multiple ways to collaborate.
Invited partners to come together and address the challenges posed by how the Ages and Stages Questionnaire data was being handled. This information was intended to be used for connecting families to the resources they needed in order to address developmental delays. CAN participants used the ASQ to complete a landscape analysis of relevant providers in Tulsa.