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...
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 shares strategies for sustaining postsecondary results over time for college and career success of young people living in PNs. It highlights the successful place-based efforts of Harlem Children's Zone, the Education Fund of Miami-Dade County, and the Center for Educational Partnerships...
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 resource shares a tool with promising practices for PNs to approach PN results and indicators, and description of efforts required to build the competencies required for better results and scaled results over time. Includes highlights of PN sites regarding different PN indicators
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.
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.
In this presentation, Berea College provides tips for encouraging positive post-secondary education transition and success. They share how to build a college-going culture and provide transition supports.
This brief provides a profile of the data partner for DC's Promise Neighborhood NeighborhoodInfo DC. NeighborhoodInfo DC’s data and technical assistance influenced DCPNI on strategy and systems.
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.