Can an organization reduce poverty? Can a community?
Paul Born believes that communities can take
leadership on poverty by developing a new
infrastructure that seeks to create change.
Despite our best efforts, poverty is on the rise in
communities across Canada. Our current responses to
the situation are not working. Organizations can not
adjust fast enough to meet the changing needs and
demographics of those they are trying to help.
In Leaderful Communities, Born explores a new way to
address community problems - one that requires people
in a community to learn and work together. Using the
example of Opportunities 2000, a millennial poverty
reduction campaign in Waterloo Region, Ontario,
Leaderful Communities examines the fundamental nature
of community leadership and considers the kind of
community leadership that can lead to a community