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Jeff Kreiser - Advancing City Transformation

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Advancing City Transformation

Advancing City Transformation


What do you mean by transformation?

Visions for the city / council of govts, chambers of commerce, other particular constituencies, the media who reflects and shapes (op ed)

ACTS – origin / unity

a common mission and a spiritual, geographic and economic connectedness

Need for third party backbone organization / quote from Stanford Innovation review

Five key conditions for success = “creating and managing collective impact requires a spate organization with staff and a specific set of skills to serve as the backbone for the initiative and coordinate participating organizations and agencies”

Why? people are powerfully tribal in their thinking and doing

City Community Culture Church

Advancing – mobilize and catalyze unified Christian initiatives that demonstrate and communicate the love of Jesus Christ

Extreme Home Makeover – Home Edition / appeal / Ty Pennington - Move That Bus

Cities, communities, culture

How will you know?

Moving the needle / data = how it was, what you’re after and what you will do

RFK – “Some people see things as they are and say why? I dream things that never were and say, why not?”

Who is Jeff Kreiser?

Jeff Kreiser is the Executive Director of the ACTS Group, which is dedicated to advancing city transformation strategies in the greater Sacramento region. Jeff has worked in several contexts of urban ministry, started a new church, taught as an adjunct faculty member at William Jessup University since 2005 and was most recently the Outreach and Mission Pastor at Lakeside Church in Folsom.

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