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...
This brief provides information on service coordination and capacity building for promise neighborhoods based on previous place based initiatives.
This planning guide created by Bridgespan and PolicyLink, builds on Bridgespan's experience in partnership with HCZ and other initatives. IT is organized around 5 questions about decisionmaking to make the greatest impact.
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.
This fact sheet guides PNs through scheduling and meeting with Congress members to display the impact of the PN. It provides step-by-step instructions for before, during, and after the visit.
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 fact sheet details information on bulding strong leadership for supported, respectful, long-lasting community engagement and partnerships in Promise Neighborhoods.
This fact sheet provides frequently asked questions and answers for using partnerships for effective implementation and long-term sustainability of PNs. It provides examples from communities where partnerships have helped communities succeed.