Placing Your Trust in Trust: A Lesson from the Field

By December 11, 2014

This is homage to the work of a foundation that made a commitment to doing things differently:  Bayview Hunters Point Community Fund.  Many foundations have launched grant making and capacity building initiatives but when it was the Bayview Hunters Point Community Fund’s turn, they decided to lead with recognition of the importance of trust, which…

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How Media Can Be a Force for Good

By April 18, 2014

A thoughtful and engaging interview with the American Press Institute and Mallary Tenore, the new managing director of TWI grantee Images and Voices of Hope (IVOH), that explores themes of our ongoing conversation about storytelling, journalism, dialogue and community.    How ‘Restorative Narratives’ Shape Communities: 9 Good Questions with Mallary Tenore of IVOH   IVOH…

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ivoh explores and defines restorative narrative

By September 3, 2013

This post was originally posted at and has been written by Steve Myers. Nailing down the attributes of hazy concepts is never easy, and the early going of ivoh’s exploration of “restorative narrative” was no exception. Maybe that’s why the room came alive when journalism professor and ivoh board member Jon Funabiki (photo above) suggested we make…

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An Interview with David Inocencio of the Beat Within

By August 30, 2013

We’re pleased to re-post Katy McCarthy’s recent interview with David Inocenio of The Beat Within, which appeared in Juvenile In Justice. TWI has been supporting The Beat since 2007. “The Beat Within” by Casper. Image courtesy of The Beat Within. David Inocencio is the coolest. He’s one of those guys who starts talking about his…

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From The Kids’ Table To The Adults’ Table: Taking Relationships Seriously in a World of Networks

By August 23, 2013

By John Esterle, Malka Kopell & Palma Strand  Thanks to all our colleagues who shared this story! Thanks to PACE for making it available to its members and to Cindy Gibson who sent it to her national network. Follow the links to read the insightful introduction to this article from Niki Jagpal on NCRP’s Blog, the kind words of the NCG and Phil…

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