During the pandemic as emergency funds became available to municipalities to aid in recovery, the City of New London, CT partnered with the Full Frame Initiative to answer a key question: How can governments tackle systemic problems?
Michael Passero, Mayor of New London, Connecticut and Lotus Yu, Senior Manager of Engagement and Partnerships at the Full Frame Initiative share how the City of New London transformed the government procurement process to create a fair shot at wellbeing. The article on the National League of Cities website outlines the process for leveraging procurement as an entrypoint to systems change and recommendations for other cities seeking transformation.
The Fund for Shared Insight invited the Full Frame Initiative to share the Community Bill of Rights and Centering Community Self-Assessment Tool as integral resources for philanthropic organizations.
Learn how to design procurement to focus on equitable access to wellbeing so that you can direct funds to bidders who are doing transformational work.
How effectively is your organization centering community? Use this tool with the Community Bill of Rights to guide conversations around what is or isn't being done to center community in your organization.