Tim Decker  |  Contributor

Tim Decker is a GOVERNING contributor. He is the Director of the Missouri Division of Youth Services. He has served over 26 years in a variety of leadership positions with the Missouri Department of Social Services and the Greater Kansas City Local Investment Commission (LINC); one of Missouri’s innovative public/private community partnerships focused on citizen engagement, local governance, natural helping networks, and neighborhood-based services. Decker was certified as a national trainer for Families and Schools Together from 1999 - 2007, exemplary model prevention program with the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Juvenile Justice & Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP).

August 2, 2010

Tortoise or Hare? Slow Change can be Powerful, Here’s How to Begin

What we think we can really teach social innovators, no matter what sector they work in, is how to sustain real change.