Youth engagement is the meaningful and sustained involvement of young people in efforts to create positive social change. This approach requires youth-serving organizations to rebalance traditional power dynamics between adults and young people, allowing youths to take on decision-making...
A digital feature discussing how Promise Neighborhoods are working with residents to weather crises and transform communities.
This brief highlights Promise Neighborhoods grantees that are developing partnerships to extend their impact beyond their neighborhoods to the state level. We explore how partnerships in California and Minnesota have established shared goals, invested their time and resources to achieve their goals...
Maintaining and Expanding the Pipeline: Guidance, Strategies, and Reflections on Sustaining a Promise Neighborhood
This brief provides a framework and guiding questions to support Promise Neighorhoods in preparing for sustainability, with the approach that sustainability should be incorporated to overall strategy development. Highlights reflections, lessons, and strategies from multiple PN grantees geared...
This webinar highlights professional development programs in PNs to promote the academic achievement of low income children of color, focusing on black boys and men. It spotlights the Northside Achievement Zone's work and partnerships.
This webinar provides best practices to improve academic proficiency rates in PN communities (GPRA 4). It asserts that academic achievement is vital to youth educational attainment and economic well-being.
This webinar describes the impact of traumatic events on students' learning and trauma-informed strategies to improve academic and attendance outcomes for students living in PNs. Addresses issue of chronic absenteeism and lower academic proficiency of students in underserved communities
This brief asserts how a focus on results can enhance the federal initative. It shares a collaboration between PNI, HCZ, and CSSP to propose that the central focus of PN should be on achieving a set of results for poor children and families.
This brief provides a profile of the data partner for DC's Promise Neighborhood NeighborhoodInfo DC. NeighborhoodInfo DC’s data and technical assistance influenced DCPNI on strategy and systems.
This brief highlights Washington DC's Promise Neighborhood Initiative (DPNI) and their efforts starting in 2008, even before the grant began. This is written after their planning year and describes planned activities and next steps in implementation.