ARC as a Laboratory

Learning is essential to our work. Anchors in Resilient Communities measures and documents our progress, not only to be transparent with our community, but to also be a resource for others. Our evaluation aims to measure our process and our impact while creating a roadmap for other communities.

Getting Started

Learn about the assessments, practices, and know-how that supported ARC’s beginning. These resources offer ARC 101 for communities or anchors that want to begin this work in their region.

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ARC East Bay Evaluation

See how we’re tracking community resilience and anchor transformation with our work with the regional food system in California’s East Bay. By tracking the sustainability of the supply chain, staffing equity, and partner benefits, we’re able to see how the pieces fit together for workable, just, and inclusive solutions along the supply chain.

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Explore ARC’s evaluation process, findings, and analysis, and access research from our partnering organizations. Learn the newest ideas on leveraging anchor institutions to build inclusive and sustainable local economies. Take a look at our full library of resources including other videos and documents.

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