This guide is designed for project teams working on place-based initiatives as a resource for establishing a communications strategy and developing compelling stories about their work. It offers a useful framework for stakeholder engagement and an application of this framework to the Promise...
This resource provides a grantee spotlight on Berea College in a series of videos that highlights PNs' work to target the cradle-to-career pipeline in improving student and family outcomes. This video focuses on Berea College's strong early childhood segment of the pipeline.
This report shares strategies for sustaining postsecondary results over time for college and career success of young people living in PNs. It highlights the successful place-based efforts of Harlem Children's Zone, the Education Fund of Miami-Dade County, and the Center for Educational Partnerships...
This report provides a guide to demonstrate early learning results and identify challenges and lessons learned for three Promise Neighborhoods: Berea College, Hayward, and the Northside Achievement Zone. Focuses on the 10 results and 15 indicators, and how to target the cradle to career pipeline
This resource shares a tool with promising practices for PNs to approach PN results and indicators, and description of efforts required to build the competencies required for better results and scaled results over time. Includes highlights of PN sites regarding different PN indicators
This report describes "Neighborhoods Results" - a tool created by CSSP, Department of Education, and PNI. It is a tool for planning PN through establishing capacity with partners, stakeholders, and an understanding of results and indicators
This report provides considerations for community-based organizations , particularly PNs, when working with external evaluators and researchers. It aims to share HCZ's experiences and perspective about this collaboration and recommendations based on this.
This report looks as the Department of Education's progress in adopting place-based strategies. It looks at six elements identified as critical to the implementation of a successful place-based program: 1) Engage the Community Through Asset Mapping and a Needs Assessment; 2) Focus on Clear Results...
This video provides guidance on improving your comprehensive community change initiative.
This report discusses issues for understanding a comprehensive evaluation of performance and impact of PN grantees. It provides insight from the perspective of organizations working with evaluation and practice and who hope to improve outcomes for children and families.