Research to Action: Dissemination + Sustainability

In this video, Allandra Bulger discusses:

  • Balancing research and action
  • Inclusive data dissemination
  • Translating data into action to drive positive change
  • Commitment to sustainability

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Recording of DI Session 3

View the Recording of the DI Facilitated Session on Research to Action in:

English   |   Spanish

Curated Resources

Reflection Prompt

Review the Community-Centered Dissemination Toolkit, particularly the 5 Steps to Success (page 4).

Reflect and discuss with your research team:

  • How might you approach community-centered dissemination?
  • What steps can you put in place today to prepare for equitable dissemination later?

Meet the Coach


Allandra Bulger
Inaugural Executive Director of Co.act Detroit


Allandra Bulger (she/her) serves as the inaugural executive director of Co.act Detroit, an initiative committed to accelerating collaborative action in Southeast Michigan’s nonprofit community. As the executive director of Co.act Detroit, she is developing a resource hub for Southeast Michigan’s nonprofit and philanthropic community to connect and access the knowledge, skills, and resources needed to collaborate, innovate and amplify impact. Allandra previously served as deputy director of Detroit Future City, where she managed the organization’s strategic priorities, internal operations, and community engagement while providing key leadership in strategic planning, management, and connecting organization mission, vision, values, and programmatic priorities. She has also worked as a consultant at DEXDesign Associates, where she specialized in developing and delivering capacity building technical assistance to community-based nonprofit organizations and small businesses, and she managed the Title IV-E Funding Program of the Wayne County Juvenile Assessment Center. She holds a master’s degree in public administration specializing in nonprofit organization and management from Oakland University, where she was also an adjunct lecturer, teaching courses on nonprofit management. Allandra recently served as a Center for Community Investment Fulcrum fellow. She is the co-founder of D.Cipher, an arts-based mastermind collective and nonprofit serving the Detroit artist community.


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