Learning Brief: Liberating leaders – Transformation and change through ‘The Legacy Programme’ (2020-2021)

Many leaders of progressive civil society organisations (CSOs) – mostly formed in late-stage apartheid or early in the democratic era – are now preparing to retire or resign. This is a natural process and will create space for necessary transformation. However, the departure of a valued leader can herald a crisis – poorly managed transitions have been known to kill organisations or dramatically reduce their effectiveness. This learning brief looks at how the LEGACY pilot enabled leaders to successfully move on to new projects, leaving strong organisations behind.

To read this learning brief, download a pdf here or read it magazine-style on ISSUU here. Download the full Hands-on Learning publication (Issue 21) here as a pdf.