TRCC Speaks

Here you will find reports, articles, impact stories, and storymaps by TRCC speaking as a network collective.

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Impact Stories

Talanoa Report

Talanoa Report

CONTEXT The Talanoa Dialogue was introduced to the United Nations (UN) as an effective consensus practice by Fiji during the 2017 COP23 climate meetings. The Dialogue uses a simple yet powerful set of questions: Where are we? Where do we want to go? How do we get there? In 2018, non-UN organizations are invited to […]

TRCC: Building Regional Resilience Across America

Watch this story of TRCC members building resilience across America and partnering in collaborative funding.
TRCC Overview Kumu Map Guide

TRCC Overview Kumu Map Guide

The TRCC Overview Kumu Map Guide (on the left side of the map) walks you through network maps built with the kumu.io network mapping tool. Scroll down the guide to see the member Directory with impact assets and then the Showcase of common impact patterns.

Collaborative Funding

TRC Collaborative Funding Brochure

TRC Collaborative Funding Brochure

TRC Council funds US-based organizations to accelerate local & regional resilience in collaborative networks for climate, economy, and justice. Complex issues need a “whole community” approach to link across regions, creating a massive shift in culture & behavior. We practice Democratic Philanthropy by involving allies (including grantees) in funding decisions.
Collaborative Grant Criteria

Collaborative Grant Criteria

TRCC 2019 Grant Guidelines & Criteria Collaboratively generated and consented to 12/11/18; see this link to see the work that lead to these criteria. General Focus The Collaborative Grantmaking Initiative funds collaborative tools and approaches that help communities to address their own strategic needs in the face of climate, economic, and social challenges. The focus […]
My Experience on the TRC Council

My Experience on the TRC Council

It is rare as a grassroots community organizer to have the decision making power to grant tens of thousands of dollars to organizations doing incredibly important work around the country. It’s rarer yet to be able to dig into the details of their work, learn about their strategies and spark ideas

Movement Weaving

Movement Strategy Dialogue Invitation 2019

Movement Strategy Dialogue Invitation 2019

The 2019 Movement Strategy Dialogues posed the question “What would you like to learn about building thriving, resilient communities, and how can we better support those doing so across the US and the world?” Over 70 movement leaders across North America and Europe self-organized 30+ dialogue zoom calls on topics important to them. TRCC hosted a community dialogue series to develop collaborative funding criteria.
What’s Resilience

What’s Resilience

Resilience is a community’s ability to adapt and thrive in changing conditions instead of collapsing during a shock. Resilience is not about “bouncing back.” Instead, it is about “bouncing forward” to eradicate the inequities and unsustainable resource use at the heart of the many crises we face, including climate, equity, and democracy. Two TRCC member […]
Impact Framework

Impact Framework

Impact Framework for HoloWisdom Network Maps Theories of Change, Assets, Outcomes, & Indicators What’s an Impact Framework?Why is Understanding Impact Important?HoloWisdom Impact Framework & DefinitionsKey SourcesSocial ValueSocial ImpactCollective Impact What’s an Impact Framework? This impact framework being co-developed for the TRCC StoryMap project and ally network maps defines Impact using terms synthesized from key sources. […]