Participatory change is a values-based approach to leadership that creates the conditions for change that fosters equity, well-being, and regeneration for people, places, and the planet.
It is grounded in a fundamental belief in participation:
Power is participation. Participation is power.
We provide tailored training, support, and connections to changemakers worldwide who are working to make lasting, transformative, participatory change in their communities.
Grow and practice changemaking skills and collaborate with fellow changemakers.
Refine core skills and practices needed to support and create thriving organizations and groups.
Join a community of changemakers dedicated to learning, sharing, and supporting each other.
The New School focuses on nurturing leaders and cultivating collective leadership, because it's going to take us all to solve the social and environmental crises we face. We equip changemakers with the tools to foster shared power and harness that to build “change infrastructure” that's going to create change that outlasts them in the communities they already know so well. Continue reading...
- Atlas Charles, Director
Sign up for RSP and The New School's newsletter to receive updates from RSP, course and programming announcements from The New School, and tools and resources gathered and developed by our team with 50 years of combined experience in nonprofit and social-enterprise management, philanthropy, network development, and community development finance.
Rural Support Partners is a mission-driven management consulting firm working to deepen the impact of community economic development efforts and innovate the field of rural development.
Rural Support Partners & The New School of Participatory Change. All Rights Reserved.