49 minutes | Oct 7th 2020

Partners in Conflict

In this roundtable discussion, we focus on questions around how to collaborate when there may be conflicts between partners, whether it’s conflicting schedules, motivations, or values, and what to consider when those conflicts come up. This discussion includes what to consider when partnering with law enforcement, how to sort through conflicting community meeting needs, and the challenges of finding common ground when everything seems polarized.

Featuring Sheri Brady, Paul Schmitz, Tracy Timmons-Gray, and Junious Williams.

Resources and Footnotes

Video and Transcript: Complementary or in Conflict? Community Organizing and Collective Impact

Podcast: Marshall Ganz - Community Organizing and Collective Impact

Book: Why We’re Polarized by Ezra Klein

More on Collective Impact approach to collaborate for social change:

Infographic: What is Collective Impact?

Resource List: Getting Started in Collective Impact

The Intro music, entitled “Running,” was composed by Rafael Krux, and can be found here and is licensed under CC: By 4.0.

The outro music, entitled “Deliberate Thought,” was composed by Kevin Macleod. Licensed under CC: By.

Have a question related to collaborative work that you'd like to have discussed on the podcast? You can send it to our short podcast listener survey or at info@collectiveimpactforum.org.