Community Collaboration Model Project

  • Developing trusting and valued relationships and partnerships within and between communities; between communities and governments; between communities and academic institutions require  deliberate effort; time; financial resources and committed, skilled and sustained leadership.
  • Partnership-building processes should be considered investments. Resources are needed to . Resources are needed to develop, maintain  and grow these investments.
  • Regional governance is  different than regional government: it is not necessarily not necessarily about replacing  legacy governments, but evolving to  have additional forums for planning and decision-making.