Dan Swinney’s paper describing MR’s Theory of Change for policy and development leaders. A history and framework of MR’s lessons learned as a blueprint for a new paradigm of development that can build communities.
This essay outlines MR’s concept of a prototype in Career and Technical Education, Manufacturing Connect (MC). MC is guided by a framework seeking to expand Inclusion and Industry 4.0.
Erica Swinney’s case study on the origins, development, features and impact of the Manufacturing Connect program. Published in the Journal of School and Society’s issue on exploring the future of vocational education
MR’s proposal to the MacArthur Foundation . We share this proposal to serve as a template for what scale of the kind of programming required to build an inclusive manufacturing ecosystem could look like.
Distinctive from the Alinsky model, this is Dan Swinney’s approach to organizing. The “Development Model of Organizing” is about how to build a pool of leaders in context of pursuing a strategic vision for development, contending for leadership and influence in dynamic times.
Published under the Midwest Center for Labor Research and the Center for Labor and Community Research, LRR was a journal which published 24 issues serving as a forum for analysis, criticism, and strategic thinking on the American labor movement in the late 20th century.
by Jon Labaka, Director of Basque Center of Research and Applied Innovation