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.
U.S. Department of Education Chooses Clear Impact to Provide Technical Assistance and Clear Impact Scorecard Software to Promise Neighborhoods
This brief shares information on the Department of Education's selection of Clear Impact to provide coaching, training, technical assistance, and Scorecard to PN grantees and their partners. The brief describes the Results-Based Accountability and Clear Impact's added value to PN.
This brief provides tips on exploring the strengths and challenges facing your neighborhood through consulting with residents and community groups and planning how to build out solutions based on this information.
This brief shares the purpose behind using results-based approaches on initiatives like PN. It presents Clear Impact's contribution to data collection and results focus in PN operations.
This guidebook highlights the "culture of results" adopted by Promise Neighborhoods, and how it ensures effective solutions are launched, tracked, improved, and sustained. It covers shared accountability with staff, partners, and the community, to improve outcomes for children and families
This brief focuses on helping PN's systematically identify and address barriers to improve the outcomes of black male children.The brief includes instructions for assessing needs and recommends a results-based framework to create positive impacts from cradle to career.
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...
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...
This brief provides a framework for designing evaluations for ED's Promise Neighborhoods and HUD's Choice Neighborhoods. The brief includes information on selecting key research questions, explores different research approaches, and recommends components an effective evaluation strategy.