Logan Together

Shared data + local wisdom: growing the Logan Together movement

Logan Together is a Queensland collective impact initiative. It’s everybody who cares about Logan’s kids and we did a whole lot of growing in 2017.

As we grew, we wanted to share the love more and more with our partners and community. So we set out to share the data we were collecting and tap further into local wisdom to build our movement for change for Logan’s children. We embarked on an online journey and I’d like to share three ways we did it.

Evidence and passion a magic mix at Logan event

In early October over 330 people streamed into the Logan Entertainment Centre, making the Logan Get Together the largest gathering held as part of the Logan Together movement to date.

True collaborative contribution to national review

Adaptive, agile, a shared responsibility for reaching a common goal…these requirements of successful collaboration were crucial to a recent joint submission to the Productivity Commission…

Straight Up: interviews with backbone leaders: Matthew Cox

Matthew Cox has particular experience in applying collective impact methodologies in the local context, and is our latest backbone leader to be interviewed for this series.

Compelling case for place based evaluation

We are spreading the word about the importance of place based evaluation at Opportunity Child.

Happy Meals and free books – Logan families embrace McDonald’s popup libraries

Our partner community, Logan Together, is running an innovative pilot programme of popup libraries at three different McDonald’s restaurants in Logan, giving free books to children dining there after school with their families.

The green sheep comes to Logan with Mem Fox visit this week

Children’s author Mem Fox delighted audiences at three filled-to-capacity events at the Logan Entertainment Centre this week, sharing her love of reading and bringing imagination to life.