Did you know we’re part of the MCLD? If not, it’s probably the coolest new do-good-acronym you’ve never heard of. MCLD, or Movement for Community-Led Development, is a collaboration of over 70 member organizations (including World Vision, Oxfam, Heifer International, and others) all working together to bring community-based organizations, civil society, and governments into an effective partnership to achieve agency for women and marginalized groups, good local governance, adequate community finance, quality public services, and resilience, as well as to further the United Nations 2030 Sustainable Development Goals. So…basically everything we’re about!
Since early 2020, we’ve become very involved in regular MCLD meetings and various working groups within the Movement; we’ve also shared publications, participated in MCLD led research, and have been featured on their social media and website. We’re proud to be members of the Movement for Community-led Development!
Check out our feature, written by Outreach President & CEO Kevin Prine, on their website about community-led development and sustainable food systems.