Case managers are a central component of Promise Neighborhoods, a US Department of Education–funded grant program that provides cradle-to-career services and supports to marginalized young people and families. This brief explores the role of case managers, who coordinate delivery of services and...
Introduction to Data Quality: A Guide for Promise Neighborhoods on Collecting Reliable Information to Drive Programming and Measure Results
This brief provides a basic overview of data quality management principles and practices that Promise Neighborhoods and other community-based initiatives can apply to their work. It also provides examples of data quality practices that Promise Neighborhoods have put in place. The target audiences...
The U.S. Department of Education's Promise Neighborhoods program provides support to communities that are working to build cradle-to-career pipelines, also known as continuums of solutions, for their children and youth. While their specific strategies may vary, all Promise Neighborhoods are working...
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 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 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 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
Integrating Family Financial Security into Cradle-to-Career Pipelines: Learning Lessons from Promise Neighborhoods
This report provides information Policy Link's collaboration with Citi Foundation and PNs to illuminate strategies for embedding financial security into pipeline of supports. It shows interventions aimed at financial education tied to skill-building opportunities.
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 brief shares how DCPNI's partner National Neighborhood Indicators Partnership (NNIP) has helped communities build capacity around data to advance work in place-based initiatives.