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Measuring the Success of Anchor Institutions

Mary A. Durlak

At a meeting convened by the Democracy Collaborative in June 2016The Belle CenterPush Buffalo, the Buffalo Police Department, and the Erie County Department of Health met to discuss the progress of the "anchor dashboard cohort" initiative at Buffalo State. The cohort is making big strides to shape procurement and community investment strategies to benefit their surrounding neighborhoods:

Ted Howard, co-founder and president of the Democracy Collaborative, said that the purpose of the two-day meeting was to focus on the anchor dashboard, a tool to measure the impact of anchor institutions on their neighborhoods. The Democracy Collaborative is an organization interested in community wealth-building... Read full article.