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...
In this presentation, former Secretary Arne Duncan makes remarks at the Harlem Children's Zone Conference and discusses Harlem Children's Zone and other examples that would fit the Promise Neighborhood model.
In this presentation, St. Paul Promise Neighborhood shares the influence of parents and partners on public decisionmaking. It shows how a coalition was able to advocate and drive legislation.
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.
Community of Practice: Turning the Curve on Early Childhood Indicators and Early Lessons Learned about Implementation
This presentation focuses on using data and results-based framework to impact early childhoor indicators in PNs. It addresses the 10 PN results and how to work on these areas through the Results-Based Accountability structure.
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.
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.
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.