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 webinar presents information on federal and state legislation and policies that afect Promise Neighborhood implementation and sustainability. It also provides information on what sites can do to interact with their local officials.
This webinar shares the essence of using policy advocacy to achieve healthy nutrition and active living in PN students. St. Paul PN spotlight on efforts to achieve and sustain PN results through strong partnerships
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.
In this webinar, staff from two PNs and the Urban Institute assert that a robust case management system is essential to tracking progress and improving youth and family outcomes. The presenters share best practices for case management systems based in Results-Based Accountability framework that...
On this webinar, experts discuss national data and best practices to secure financial capacity for under-served youth. They focus on asset-building strategies to sustain youth financial capacity in PNs.
This report recommends 21 results and accompanying indicators for Promise Neighborhoods. The authors detail existing key data sources, results, and suggested indicators focused on improving health, development, and education of children.
From Cradle to Career: The Multiple Challenges Facing Immigrant Families in Langley Park Promise Neighborhood
This report provides an example of a needs assessment of a promise neighbrohood (Langley Park Promise Neighborhood). Langley Park is an immigrant neighborhood outside of Washington, DC where families are resilient but there are substantial hardships, but also opportunities for change.
This report highlights the methodology used to develop a neighborhood survey for residents of Astoria Houses to support Zone 126's (a PN) needs assessment and planning process. Zone 126 used results from the survey to inform the initiatives family and child-centered programming.