Revitalization of our Economy & Infrastructure to support this and future generations of residents
Creating sense of place where all residents love where they live, work and play
In order to reach our vision through the collective efforts of our community, we can follow the strategic plan for transformation, or TMAP. The TMAP contains the sequenced projects, as well as the expected outputs and outcomes.
Last fall, the Collective Impact Project team hosted the first of a series of workshops to help our community identify to apply the collective impact approach to a complex social issue. The team partnered with Tamarack Institute to facilitate the process and help build local capacity. Five priority areas were considered: poverty reduction, employment &Read More
Rockford Leadership Alliance (RLA) is a focused, thematic leadership development program designed for business executives and high potential leaders in the Rockford region. RLA’s annual focus is oriented towards addressing critical leadership gaps identified in the Rockford business community. The foundation for the experience is a six-session workshop series, starting in September of the year,Read More
You have influence and the ability to positively impact your community and world. No matter where your influence is—in your family, school, work or church—when you commit to grow your leadership, everyone around you wins! Join 445,000+ people around the world for two days of world-class leadership training. Experience this event in our region at:Read More
Designed to provide a holistic understanding of the Rockford community, Leadership Rockford is an 8-month program suitable for emerging leaders, leaders new to the community, or leaders eager to become more involved in the Rockford region. Members of the class represent a wide range of backgrounds, organizations, and levels of experience. The diversity of theRead More
Opportunities exist for all community members to influence the future as we become a Top 25 community. The transformation is already underway. You can follow the region’s transformation progress and get involved by signing up for our newsletter and learning more.