Future Search The Network

Exciting News!

June 30, 2005
The Future Search Network explores expanding its mission to include a special program that applies Future Search on a national scale on one systemic issue: poverty. A strategy and concept to leverage the strengths of its proven methodology, its hundreds of trained facilitators, and its notable track record for enabling dramatic community results is developed and refined.

January 16, 2006
The Future Search Network names its new national poverty program. After over two decades of enabling breakthrough results in communities and organizations across the globe, FSN's strategy to launch an organized national effort to change the way the U.S. thinks about and addresses poverty is officially named Prosperous Communities, Prosperous Nation.

April 25, 2006
The Future Search Network's Prosperous Communities, Prosperous Nation Program web site is launched.

September 26, 2006
National Organizations and Advocate Networks See Promise in FSN's "Movement Machine" for Creating Prosperity and Reducing Poverty. What do you get when you combine a proven method for creating system-wide collaborative action on important societal issues, the ability to deploy hundreds of trained facilitators to enable communities across the country, a strategy for linking and leveraging community-level results to create national change, and a neutral non-profit organization from which to launch all this?   You get a "Movement Machine" for creating positive change on a national scale. Read more...

October 17, 2006
Prosperous Communties, Prosperous Nation gets underway with its first national sponsor! National Ministries, American Baptist Churches USA, contracts with the Future Search Network to make their Children in Poverty program the first participating initiative in FSN's Prosperous Communities, Prosperous Nation (PCPN) Program.   Read more...

April 16, 2007
Nine regions of the American Baptist Churches, USA sign on for the first PCPN Leaders Workshop. The first cohort group of community teams participating in PCPN is assembled as part of the NM-ABCUSA Transforming Communities for the Children initiative. Read more...

May 18, 2007
"Transforming Communities for the Children" Leaders Workshop seen as potential movement starter by National Ministries' Executive Director. "Participating in this event was like watching the mundane mud beneath my feet gradually being transformed into a holy and healing ground...In faith, I do believe that such a movement has been conceived." Read National Ministries press release...



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