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Below is a listing of a few organizations with whom Tyler has worked, and who underscore the values that Tyler lives by:

The Abraham Path Initiative
API is working to open a permanent route of pilgrimage and cultural exchange following the 4,000 year old footsteps of the prophet Abraham. The route stretches from Harran in southern Turkey where Abraham first heard the call to "go forth," to his tomb in Al Khalil/Hebron just south of Jerusalem. The project is an international affiliation sponsored by Harvard University's Global Negotiation Project. In November 2006, Tyler was a delegate on the first Study Tour hosted by political, religious, and community leaders in six cities along the route - Urfa, Aleppo, Damascus, Amman, Bethlehem, and Jerusalem.

Active Living by Design
Active Living by Design works with communities to improve health. ALbD believes in the power of people to reshape the places where they live and the policies, systems, and environments that define their choices. Since 2002, ALbD has helped create healthier places in rural, suburban, urban, and tribal communities and at local, regional, state, and national scales.

The Association for Community Health Improvement
ACHI is the premier national association for community health, community benefit and healthy communities professionals. ACHI delivers education, professional development, peer networking and practical tools that help expand knowledge and enhance your performance in achieving community health goals. ACHI is a personal membership group of the American Hospital Association and partners with Hospitals In Pursuit of Excellence to accelerate performance improvement and support delivery system transformation in the nation's hospitals and health systems.

BALLE: Business Alliance for Local Living Economies
BALLE (pronounced “bahl-ee”), represents thousands of communities and conveners, entrepreneurs, investors and funders who are defying “business as usual.” The mission: to create local economies that work for all. BALLE sparks and deepen relationships among a growing movement of people using business to create healthy, equitable, and connected communities. Fierce love and confidence in their Local Economy Framework drives BALLE.

Community Commons
Community Commons is a place where data, tools, and stories come together to inspire change and improve communities. The Commons provides public access to thousands of meaningful data layers that allow mapping and reporting capabilities -- to allow registered users (free) to thoroughly explore community health. As a mission-driven organization, the technology and resources they develop directly provide innovation for the future.

Community Initiatives
Community Initiatives is a trusted consultancy to governmental agencies, businesses, health and related organizations and community collaborations. CI is currently structured as a network of curious and committed souls, co-creating communities marked by a sense of belonging, stewardship and willingness to act for the common good.

The Community Toolbox
The Community Toolbox practical guidance for improving community health and development. Over 3,000 downloadable pages of specific, skill-building information on over 150 community topics.

The Democracy Collaborative
Through cutting edge research and programs, The Democracy Collaborative carries out a vision of a new economic system where shared ownership and control creates more equitable and inclusive outcomes, fosters ecological sustainability, and promotes flourishing democratic and community life. TDC is a national leader in equitable, inclusive and sustainable development through its Community Wealth Building Initiative. This initiative sustains a wide range of Advisory, Research and Field Building activities They also host the Next System Project, ongoing intellectual work designed to connect Community Wealth Building to the larger context of systemic economic transformation.

The Food Commons
The Food Commons serves as a model for actualizing the food "revolution" in communities everywhere by creating the physical, financial and organizational infrastructure necessary for thriving regional food systems. The Food Commons is innovatively bold in scope and potential. Once built, it is a whole system, fully integrated and connected.

The Grove Consultants International
The Grove Consultants International is a process-consulting firm committed to advancing the art and practice of collaboration, with enormously productive visual approaches for achieving these results

IP3 (Institute for People, Place & Possibility)
IP3 is a social venture serving to improve the understanding of, investment in, and action toward the vitality of people, places and the natural environment. IP3 provides next generation tools and skills to help organizations, communities, and governments translate data, experience and stories into new possibilities, wise decision-making and more effective results. IP3 powers the Community Commons

The Institute for Healthcare Improvement
IHI is a recognized innovator, convener, and generous leader, a trustworthy partner, and the first place to turn for expertise, help, and encouragement for anyone, anywhere who wants to change health care profoundly for the better.

The Institute for Alternative Futures
The Institute for Alternative Futures helps individuals and organizations develop their own images of the future and design more effective strategies to shape the future they prefer.

The National Civic League
The National Civic League is a 110-year-old nonpartisan, nonprofit organization headquartered in Denver. Best known for the annual All-America City Awards, NCL also works directly with communities to foster cross-sector collaboration and grass roots problem solving. Check out their New Civic Index!

Prevention Institute
Prevention Institute is a non-profit national center dedicated to improving community health and well-being by building momentum for effective primary prevention. Primary prevention means taking action to build resilience and to prevent problems before they occur. The Institute's work is characterized by a strong commitment to community participation and promotion of equitable health outcomes among all social and economic groups. Since its founding in 1997, the organization has focused on injury and violence prevention, traffic safety, health disparities, nutrition and physical activity, and youth development.

The Public Health Institute
The Public Health Institute is an independent, nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting health, well-being and quality of life for people throughout California, across the nation and around the world.

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation is the nation's largest philanthropy devoted to improving health and health care, RWJF supports training, education, research and projects that demonstrate effective ways to deliver health services, especially for the most vulnerable among us.

Samueli Institute
Samueli Institute is advancing the science of healing worldwide by applying academic rigor to research on healing, well-being and resilience; translating evidence into action for the U.S. Military and large-scale health systems; and fostering wellness through self-care to create a flourishing society.

Search Institute
Search Institute collaborates with others to promote long-term organizational and cultural change that supports the healthy development of all children and adolescents.

SOCAP
SOCAP is a network of heart-centered investors, entrepreneurs, and social impact leaders who believe in an inclusive and socially responsible economy to address the world’s toughest challenges. Since 2008, SOCAP has created a platform where social impact leaders can connect and present their ideas to a global audience. The annual flagship event in San Francisco is the largest conference for impact investors and social entrepreneurs in the US.

WK Kellogg Foundation
WK Kellogg Foundation is a leading philanthropy with the mission to help people help themselves through the practical application of knowledge and resources to improve their quality of life and that of future generations.

The Y
Together, the nation's 2,594 YMCAs are the largest not-for-profit community service organization in America, working to meet the health and human service needs of 20.1 million men, women and children in 10,000 communities in the United States. YMCAs are at the heart of community life across the country: 42 million families and 72 million households are located within three miles of a YMCA.