We want to partner with you to pioneer social change, both locally and internationally. Our focus is on three distinct, but connected, types of communities where development can be imagined, invested, and nurtured. We invite you to learn more about the Lab and to get in touch if you want to join our mission or need partners to help facilitate yours!

 

       Communities of Place

Photo Credit: Bryan Hains 2016

Photo Credit: Bryan Hains 2016

Communities of Place include geographic regions where people live (i.e. cities, towns, neighborhoods, and municipalities).

Communities of Interest

Photo Credit: Bryan Hains 2016

Photo Credit: Bryan Hains 2016

Communities of Interest are groups of people who gather around common norms, values or foci.

Communities of Practice

Photo Credit: Bryan Hains 2016

Photo Credit: Bryan Hains 2016

Communities of Practice are assembled around common areas of work or professions.