This fact sheet provides criteria and guidelines for building effective data systems. The authors assert that comprehensive data systems are essential for efficacious PNs to collect and organize data and inform decisionmaking.
This fact sheet provides tips and resources for PNs to effectively approach data . It contains best practices on data collection, sharing, and use of information to document community needs, design solutions, and monitoring progress.
In this presentaton the Director of Research and Evaluation from the Los Angeles PN highlights LAPN's data infrastructure with a focus on program alignment, staffing, and data systems.
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.
This Interview with the Urban Institute's Peter Tatian, following the release of the guidance document "Measuring Performance," discusses the challenges in quantifying the impact of a long-term, multifaceted program.
This video emphasizes the need for collecting data to successfully implement place-based initiatives, like Promise Neighborhoods. The blog includes a video that serves as a guide to improving a comprehensive community change initiative.
A New Day for Data: How Promise Neighborhoods are transforming lives - For Families Forced Out, a Reason to Return (San Francisco, California)
This data story focuses on a Promise Neighborhood that is using data to transform lives by striving to meet the needs of residents from San Francisco’s gentrifying Mission District even as many are displaced from the neighborhood.
This document accompanies the Six Steps to Success: Collecting and Using Performance Data in Place-Based Initiatives. It is an anottated list of resources discussed in the brief "Six Steps to Success".
This brief summarizes six key steps for collecting and using data to track and improve the performance and results of major place-based initiatives. It draws on the twelve implementation grantees in the US Department of Education’s Promise Neighborhood initiative, as well as lessons learned from...
Preparing and Fielding High-Quality Surveys: Practical Strategies for Successfully Implementing Neighborhood and School Climate Surveys in Promise Neighborhoods
This report is intended to help with planning, management, and documentation for neighborhood and school climate surveys. The report provides example from PN sites that have had success with developing and fielding these surveys.