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A Catalyst for Community Partnering
A catalyst is something or someone that acts as a stimulus for change. In the Community Partnering Process the catalyst is someone who initiates the shift in focus from needs to assets and supports the unfolding process of community research and experimentation.
The catalyst role can be taken by many different actors:
The catalyst must be able to:
The catalyst does not direct change but helps to create a context in which change can happen.