The System Exchange addresses complex social problems by transforming the form and function of community systems through capacity-building and action learning efforts to help diverse stakeholders:

  • Question what is
  • Take risks
  • Initiate immediate action
  • Pursue effective implementation
  • Commit to learning and adapting

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System change approaches and models


The ABLe Change Framework is a systems change approach that is designed to be dynamic and adaptive to local conditions and problems, providing stakeholders with the flexibility they need to effectively address targeted population-level problems.

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The Pulse Survey was designed to help local organizations and funders learn more about the needs, desires, and experiences of vulnerable families with children ages 0-5 in Battle Creek and how the community can best support these families.  

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